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Model Programs Guide Literature Review: Children Exposed to Violence

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December 2022

This literature review examines the prevalence and consequences of children exposed to violence (CEV); describes definitional challenges for researchers and program providers; reviews risk and protective factors related to CEV; summarizes approaches to preventing, reducing, and addressing the consequences of CEV, such as trauma-informed care; and provides outcome evidence related to interventions that seek to prevent or address CEV. Throughout the literature review, there is an emphasis on delinquency and juvenile justice–related outcomes.

Date Published: December 1, 2022