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February 8, 2015
by Kristin
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Statistics on Domestic Violence

The Huffington Post reported on 30 domestic violence statistics that reminds us it is an epidemic. The following two statistics remind us of the importance of preventing childhood exposure to domestic violence as a primary prevention strategy.  Source: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/10/23/domestic-violence-statistics_n_5959776.html  10,000,000 The … Continue reading

May 22, 2013
by Kristin
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A Systematic Review of Trauma-Focused Interventions for Domestic Violence Survivors

From the National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma & Mental Health Intimate partner violence (IPV) is a form of trauma that can result in significant mental health distress for victims. Rates of clinical depression and posttraumatic stress disorder are higher among … Continue reading

May 20, 2013
by Kristin
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The Truth About ACEs

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is part of a growing network of leaders working to increase awareness and understanding of the impact of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and the need to develop effective innovative interventions. Learn more about ACEs and … Continue reading