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Learning with Laura Youngblut: Domestic Violence in Winnebago County

17th Judicial Circuit Court of Illinois

Each season series examines responses to domestic violence in Winnebago County 
 Illinois, through the eyes of the host, Laura Youngblut. 

Season 1 provides listeners with an overview of the response to intimate partner domestic violence in Winnebago County. Each episode highlights a person, describes their role, and provides perspectives on domestic violence. Through these first-hand accounts, listeners will gain insight into common questions and assumptions about the criminal justice system. 

Season 2 provides listeners with insight into the workings of the Juvenile Court System, both Juvenile Abuse and Neglect Court and Juvenile Deliquency Court.  Listeners will learn with Laura as she unpacks the intersection between domestic violence and juvenile court, including the impact of trauma on children. 

This project was supported by Grant No. 2017-TA-AX-K004 awarded by the Office on Violence Against Women, US Department of Justice. The opinions, findings, conclusions, and recommendations expressed in this publication/program/exhibition are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the US Department of Justice.  Funding for this project was also provided in part by the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority. The material in this podcast is provided for educational purposes and should not be relied upon as legal advice.