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Is information available on what can be done to help children who have been witnesses to violence?
To view publications and other resources related to the treatment of children who have been exposed to violence, visit the Children Exposed to Violence section of the OVC Web site and the National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS) Children Exposed to Violence Special Feature. These online resources also contain publications and resources related to the prevalence and prevention of children being exposed to violent activities. Also visit the National Institute of Justice's site which provides evaluations of justice-related programs and practices, including programs aimed at working with children exposed to violence.

For additional information, visit the Safe Start section of the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) Web site. OJJDP's Safe Start Initiative is designed to prevent and reduce the impact of children's exposure to violence in both the home and the community, and to expand the knowledge base of evidence-based practices.

Last Updated: 10/2/2014

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