Understanding the Significance of a Minor’s Trauma History in Family Court Rulings: Implications for Cases of Immigrant Children and Youth (September 27, 2017) [pdf]

Article discussing the neurobiology of child brain development and how it impacts children who come before state family courts in domestic violence, sexual assault, child abuse, custody, delinquency, dependency and other cases. The article brings together research findings in the fields of child brain science and research on the traumas experienced by immigrant children in their home countries, during their immigration to the U.S. and trauma and abuse immigrant children experience after arriving in the United States.