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Children Exposed to Violence

Children’s exposure to violence typically refers to children who witness or are victimized by violence. This includes physical assault, peer victimization, sexual victimization, child abuse and maltreatment, as well as witnessing (seeing or hearing) in the home, school, or community.  Exposure to violence, particularly multiple exposures, can interfere with a child’s physical, emotional, and intellectual development.

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Through Our Eyes: Children, Violence, and Trauma, OVC, April 2014
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Exploring Reasonable Efforts in Child Welfare Cases that Include Domestic Violence (Site A), OJJDP-Sponsored, November 2013
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Exploring Reasonable Efforts in Child Welfare Cases that Include Domestic Violence in Portland, Oregon, OJJDP-Sponsored, October 2013
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Exploring Reasonable Efforts in Child Welfare Cases that Include Domestic Violence in Princeton, West Virginia, OJJDP-Sponsored, October 2013
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Spatio-Temporal Assessment of Exposure to Neighborhood Violence, NIJ-Sponsored, May 2013
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Is information available on what can be done to help children who have been witnesses to violence?
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