Children ’ s Exposure to Violence : A Comprehensive National Survey

  title={Children ’ s Exposure to Violence : A Comprehensive National Survey},
  author={Heather A Turner and Richard K Ormrod and Sherry L. Hamby and Kristen Kracke},
Understanding the nature and extent of children’s exposure to violence is essential to combating its effects. Partnering with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, OJJDP has sponsored the most comprehensive effort to date to measure children’s exposure to violence. The National Survey of Children’s Exposure to Violence is the first survey to ask children and caregivers about exposure to a range of violent incidents and maltreatment. 

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