Testimonials

Testimonials


Isabelle: Learning Skills to Cope

Prior to the pandemic, 14-year-old Isabelle* was earning good grades and attending school daily. While she sometimes struggled to...

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Alexis: Finding the Right Support

Alexis* is a bright and personable 14-year-old girl who has had ongoing behavioral difficulties both at home and school....

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Vincent: Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop

Silvia* and Carlos* immigrated to the United States with their two young children after surviving a series of traumatic...

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Jayden: Refusing to Give Up

The school year was almost halfway through and Jayden*, an eighth-grader, had only attended one full day of school....

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Emma: More Than An Evaluation

The story of one young woman and her family helps illustrate the overlap between the child welfare and juvenile...

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Riley: Trauma-Informed Recommendations

Riley* had endured years of abuse as a child. At the age of 10, she was permanently removed from...

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Aisha: Sharing Experiences

Aisha* has had a difficult relationship with her mother, Sandra*. Sandra’s boyfriend had been verbally and physically abusive to...

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Dylan: Overcoming Obstacles

Dylan’s* mother Sarah*, turned to the juvenile justice system as a last resort when her son’s behaviors became dangerous,...

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Chloe: Finding Her Voice

Chloe* was 15 years old when she was referred to ACS through the Juvenile Diversion program. She had been...

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Analisa: Transforming Conflict into Understanding

Analisa* is a 14-year-old young woman who became involved with the District Attorney’s Diversion program. Her charge was domestic...

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