Exposures to Violence and Trauma among Children and Adolescents in Our Global Society


Globally, hundreds of children and adolescents witness acts of violence and trauma on a daily basis. Notably, children and adolescents exposed to violence and trauma may display mild-to-severe psycho-social- emotional and mental health care problems. Also, exposures to violence and trauma among children and adolescents have resulted into an alarming global health care issue for our society. All health care providers (HCP’s) must continue to actively engage in early identification, screening, assessing, and treating children and adolescents who self-disclose exposures to violence and trauma.

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Shavers, C. (2013). Exposures to Violence and Trauma among Children and Adolescents in Our Global Society. Psychology, 4, 133-135. doi: 10.4236/psych.2013.42019.

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