Impact on Children

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Children, Violence and Trauma

Through Our Eyes: Children, Violence, and Trauma This video discusses how violence and trauma affect children, including the serious and long-lasting consequences for their physical and mental health; signs that a child may be exposed…

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Impact on Children

Exposure to Domestic Violence and its impact on children has been associated with a variety of problems in their development including: Emotional problems: crying, anxiety and sadness; repressed feelings of fear, anger, guilt and confusion…

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A Child’s Experience

Children can experience Domestic Violence in different ways: They can get be harmed directly or may get caught between a fight or by trying to protect the victim of abuse (like their mother, sibling or…

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Aboriginal Experience

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women are significantly over-represented in statistics of domestic and family violence victimisation. Because of the large amount of violence that is perpetrated against Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women, their children are exposed…

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PTSD

Trauma and Children

Repeated exposure to violence can result in the development of Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in young children. PTSD is a stress disorder which can develop in children as a result of directly experiencing, witnessing or…

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Childhood Experience with Domestic Violence Research

Researchers from the University of Virginia’s School of Nursing, share their findings on how traumatic violence in a home can impact children years later. Barbara Parker and Richard Steeves, researchers from the University of Virginia’s School of Nursing, share their findings on how traumatic violence in a home can impact children years later.

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Through Their Eyes

This short film is part of a project from the Crisis Center of Northern New Mexico that educates and informs families about the short and long term effects on of domestic violence on children and…

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