PUBLIC SQUARE

Impact of Domestic Violence on Children

Season 3 Episode 9 | 56m 49s Video has closed captioning.

Addressing the impact of domestic violence on children. Research shows those impacts canlast a lifetime. Children exposed to violence in the home often experience psychosomatic illnesses, depression, and suicidal tendencies. Later in life, these children are at greater risk for substance abuse, teen pregnancy, and criminal behavior than those raised in homes without violence. June 2013

Aired: 06/27/13

Rating: NR

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Funding for PUBLIC SQUARE was provided in part by a grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation. Public Square is also funded by American Graduate: LetÂ’s Make It Happen. PUBLIC SQUARE is hosted by Megan Kamerick.