The Impact of Witnessing Violence

Researchers and clinicians who have studied the problem of violence over the past three decades have found a steady increase in levels of children’s exposure to violence.  On the heels of the Parkland school shootings, Daniel J. Flannery recently reported how witnessing violence harms children’s mental health.  Flannery is Professor and Director of the Begun Center for Violence Prevention Research and Education at Case Western Reserve University.

 

 

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