According to former teacher and child-development expert Dr. James Garbarino, exposure to violence in any form leaves many young children feeling scared, hopeless, and unsafe — even in their own homes. Others develop a pattern of aggressive behavior or carry a burden of discomfort that weighs heavily on their young minds.
To help children understand violence and find ways to live with greater peace, in this article you'll find:
- Answers to Your Questions About Children and Violence
- From Child-Development Expert Dr. James Garbarino
- Before You Begin: Preparing to Teach About Violence
- A Seven-Step Activity Guide to Teaching About Violence