Violence and Trauma in the Lives of Children [2 volumes]

by Joy D. Osofsky & Betsy McAlister Groves
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Publisher: ABC-CLIO

Publication Date: August 09, 2018

ISBN: 9781440852596

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Explains the neurological, emotional, and behavioral impacts of violence and trauma experienced by newborns, infants, children, and teenagers.

• Explains the effects of a range of types of violence and trauma, including child abuse, sexual abuse, family violence, teen dating violence, loss of parent or caregiver, exposure to natural disaster, and more

• Addresses the impacts of violence and trauma during infancy and early childhood, middle childhood, and adolescence

• Details mental health interventions to encourage resilience and posttraumatic growth

• Describes how public systems from schools to pediatric and obstetrical clinics to juvenile justice systems identify and work with children affected by violence and trauma