Other Forms of Child Maltreatment

Other Forms of Child Maltreatment - Additional Forms of...

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Additional Forms of Child Maltreatment Community Violence Bullying Institutional Child Maltreatment
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Community Violence Prevalence in Chicago Bell & Jenkins (1993) Of the grade school children questioned 25% had witnessed a stabbing Of the same group 33% had witnessed a shooting In older kids 10-19 years old, 35% had witnessed a stabbing and 39% had witnessed a shooting It’s not just the exposure, but also the chronic nature and knowledge that it is occurring that is detrimental to children
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Community Violence Effects on Children Children who witness community violence suffer similar symptoms to children in war zones Children who witness domestic violence seem to suffer more due to the chronic, frequent and personal nature of the trauma Common problems PTSD Symptoms - difficult sleeping, repetitive dreams, pessimism about the future Anxiety, depression and low self-esteem
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Community Violence Mediating Factors Social Support from Neighbors/School Social Support from Parents Maternal Closeness Time Spent with Extended Family Spiritual Communities
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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2010 for the course PSYC 386 taught by Professor Conner during the Spring '10 term at Roosevelt.

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