This informational video illustrates the dangers of chronic exposure to violence on a child's developing brain. Combining inspirational true-life stories and nationally recognized experts, viewers are given information on a child's developmental risk if regularly exposed to domestic violence and other violent situations. Youths and adults affected by violence share how exposure to violence has impacted their lives. Experts in child psychology and social work explain the connection between exposure to violence and mental health problems. The stories and research presented detail the developmental challenges and resiliency of children who are exposed to violence.
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This video was created by the California Attorney General’s Office, Crime and Violence Prevention Center who has granted permission to Multiplying Connections to copy and distribute it.
To watch this video and bonus materials, please visit Kaiser Permanente's webpage: http://xnet.kp.org/domesticviolence/news/first_impressions.html