Research Roundup: What Leads Homeless Youth to Have Run-ins With the Law?

Explores three studies that identify possible risk factors on the high rates of criminal justice involvement among runaway and homeless youth. Risk factors include substance use, duration of homelessness, and histories of childhood trauma. 

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