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This brief presents resources about children and adolescents who are exposed to violence as victims or as witnesses in homes, schools, and communities and strategies to prevent or mitigate the physical, psychological, emotional, and social effects. Please view the resource brief Reaching Out to Children and Youth Following Disasters for resources about helping children and adolescents cope with injury, loss, and other trauma caused by violence.

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Related MCH Library Resources

Children and Adolescents Exposed to Violence: Resource Brief. (June 2013). (June 2014).
Author: Susan Brune Lorenzo, M.L.S., MCH Library.
Reviewers: Jennifer Allison, Ph.D., Children's Safety Network; Sally Fogerty, B.S.N., M.Ed., Children's Safety Network; Rebecca Hunt, M.P.A., Children's Safety Network; Shree Mohanty, M.A., M.S., R.D., L.D., Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Region V; Olivia Pickett, M.A., M.L.S., MCH Library; Morrisa B. Rice, M.H.A., R.E.H.S., R.S., HRSA Office of Women's Health; and Ellen Schmidt, B.S., M.S., O.T.R., Children's Safety Network.
Editor: Ruth Barzel, M.A., MCH Library.