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Who are the Girls and Gender Expansive Young People: Understanding the Data

This webinar, held on June 17, 2024, explored the unique needs of girls and gender-expansive young people in the youth justice system. It outlined research on issues affecting this population, including sex trafficking and exploitation, family violence, substance use disorders, mental health, child welfare system involvement, and reproductive health. The presentation approached these issues using a public health framework and discuss how systems can collaborate to meet the needs of girls and gender-expansive young people in their communities. 

Questions concerning this webinar may be directed to the OJJDP TTA Help Desk at [email protected]

OJJDP does not provide certificates of attendance to individuals who view webinar recordings on OJJDP's YouTube channel or Multimedia web page.

Date Published: June 26, 2024