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Healing the Invisible Wounds: Children’s Exposure to Violence

Healing the Invisible Wounds: Children’s Exposure to Violence is a resource to help parents and other caregivers understand the potential impact of exposure to violence on the development of their children. It provides practical suggestions for supporting the healing process. … Continue reading

Little Eyes, Little Ears

Little Eyes, Little Ears is a resource for anyone looking to understand how children experience violence against their mothers and how those experiences may shape them as they grow, from infancy to adolescence. This publication was funded by the National Clearinghouse … Continue reading

An Assault on Our Future: The Impact of Violence on Young People and 
their Relationships

Assault on Our Future is a report on violence in young people’s lives was released recently in Australia. It’s a synthesis of national and international research on children’s and young people’s exposure to violence in their families and in their own relationships, … Continue reading

Assessing Child Exposure to Adult Domestic Violence

Assessing Childhood Exposure to Adult Domestic Violence identifies several factors affecting children’s experiences and consequent outcomes, including concurrent victimization and various risk and protective factors. Jeffrey L. Edleson, Amanda L. Ellerton, Ellen A. Seagren, Staci L. Kirchberg, Sarah O. Schmidt, Amirthini … Continue reading

Assessment for Lifetime Exposure to Violence as a Pathway to Prevention

Assessment for Lifetime Exposure to Violence addresses the compelling evidence that lifetime exposure to violence is exceedingly common and hasseriouslong-termimplications. There are parallel patterns of adverse health outcomes associated with childhood and adult exposure to violence ranging from chronic diseases to health … Continue reading

Collaborative Strategies for California Families

Addressing Domestic Violence, Child Safety and Well-Being: Collaborative Strategies for California Families provides recommendations from the California Leadership Group on Domestic Violence and Child Well-Being. December 2010