Children Who Witness Violence: What Services Do They Need To Heal?

  title={Children Who Witness Violence: What Services Do They Need To Heal?},
  author={Danny G Willis and Joellen Watson Hawkins and Carole W. Pearce and Jaime Phalen and Meredith Keet and Cristen Singer},
  journal={Issues in Mental Health Nursing},
  pages={552 - 560}
Children are witnesses to violence far too often in their daily lives. To elicit information on the needs of children and adolescents living in the United States who have witnessed violence in their homes, neighborhoods, or communities, we held focus groups with mothers who have survived interpersonal violence and whose family included child witnesses to violence (CWV), professionals who work with families affected by violence, and with adolescents who have witnessed violence. Based on four… 

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