Date & Time
Wednesday, July 21, 2021, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
331 The Positive Effects of Yoga for Justice-Involved Youth

Yoga can yield positive effects as an integrative intervention to address emotional and behavioral dysregulation, symptoms of complex trauma, and mental illnesses and disorders common in detained youth. The presenter will outline systems of care, intervention models, time constraints, and why providers in the juvenile facilities need to adopt more integrative treatment modalities.

Learning Objectives

  • Demonstrate a basic understanding of trauma and how it disrupts the development of children
  • Review effects trauma and manifestations of emotion and behavioral dysregulation
  • Discuss the positive effects of yoga on mental and emotional heath



Mental Health