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Friends of the Portsmouth Juvenile Court

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Friends of the Portsmouth Juvenile Court offers programs to support families and youth transitioning through the juvenile justice and child welfare systems. Whether through our Court Appointed Special Advocate program, our Community Service Program, or helping defray the costs of transportation for families, our goal is clear: support families within the Portsmouth Juvenile Court system. Read More

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Addressing the Epidemic of Community Violence

Addressing the Epidemic of Community Violence

The COVID-19 epidemic may be winding down, but the epidemic of community violence shows no sign of slowing. In some US cities, the dramatic uptick in community violence generated by the shut-down is continuing. There are predictions of a deadly summer ahead. We define...

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Vicarious Trauma and What To Do About It

Vicarious Trauma and What To Do About It

Many people who work in a helping profession experience secondary trauma, also called vicarious trauma, at some point in their career. It is important to be able to recognize the signs so that it can be addressed, as unaddressed secondary trauma can lead to a decrease in the level of care one is able to provide.

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