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Safe Start Webinar To Discuss Children’s Exposure to Violence

April 11, 2013

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On April 18, 2013, at 1:30 p.m. ET, the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention-funded Safe Start Center will present the 1-hour Webinar “Unlocking the Development of Children Exposed to Violence.” Panelists will discuss the impact of exposure to violence on child development and offer ways schools and the child welfare system can better respond to trauma.

Resources:

Register for the Webinar.

The Safe Start Center will observe its annual Childhood Exposure to Violence (CEV) Prevention and Awareness Week from April 15 to 19. Access the center’s free, online CEV Week Toolkit and, at 2 p.m. ET, on April 17, 2013, join in an hour-long Twitter chat about the issue of CEV.

Learn about the Attorney General's Defending Childhood Initiative, launched in 2010 to unify the Justice Department’s efforts to mitigate children's exposure to violence under one initiative.