Consequences Of Exposure To Violence
What is the Problem?
Neighborhood and community violence are on the rise in inner-cities throughout the United States, randomized …show more content…
Exposure to trauma in early childhood can have a disruptive and disorganizing effect on early physical, cognitive, social and emotional development (Loeb, Stettler, Galvia, Stein, & Chinitz, 2011). A complete picture and the total impact of trauma in its entirety during early adolescents may never be quantified because of the limited and often misinterpreted communication of the affected children and their limited abilities to adequately describe their symptoms. In addition, there are very few empirically assessment models that are both effective and affordable available to diagnose children with PTSD. What good is treatment if the people who need it, has no way to obtain it? The answer to that question is a different