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450 H Street, NW, Washington, DC 20001
Phone: (202) 299-5362
Fax: (202) 299-5608
TTY: (746) 777-7776
Alternate Number: (202) 576-8418
Email: [email protected]

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Dr. Stephanie Covington Discusses Gender Bias in Juvenile Justice Models

Date Released: 
Mon, 07/18/2016

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – International expert in gender-responsive and trauma-informed services, Dr. Stephanie S. Covington, visited the Department of Youth Rehabilitation Services (DYRS) today to facilitate the start of a week-long training for staff on programming that supports the agency’s upcoming, monumental launch of “Journey.” “Journey” is a gender-responsive 10-bed unit at New Beginnings Youth Development Center (NBYDC) that will meet the treatment needs of girls committed to the agency while keeping them closer to the District.


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