Youth Violence and Aggression
Friday's Progress Notes - July 25, 2003
Mental Health Information - Vol. 7 Issue 11
Published by athealth.com - http://www.athealth.com
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1. Children and divorce
2. Fostering responsible behavior
3. Teasing and bullying
4. Impact of media violence
5. Intergenerational transmission of violence
6. Childhood discipline
7. Guide to preventing youth violence
8. Lessons in anger management
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The causes of youth violence and aggression are numerous. Abuse, alcohol and drug use, gangs, bullying, and violent media are but a few of the factors that place kids at risk for becoming a perpetrator or victim of violence. Today's newsletter provides resources to help address some of these issues.
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1. PARENT NEWS
Divorce and Children: An Interview with Robert Hughes, Jr, PhD
Dr. Hughes discusses the impact of divorce on children's behavior and academic achievement.
2. US DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
Helping Your Child Learn Responsible Behavior
This article focuses on practical suggestions for helping young children appreciate the importance of acting responsibly in their everyday lives.
3. CONTEMPORARY PEDIATRICS
Teasing and Bullying: What Can Pediatricians Do?
The number of children in the United States who suffer as a result of teasing and bullying is staggering.
Media Violence: Advice for Parents
Studies point overwhelmingly to a causal connection between media violence and aggressive attitudes, values, and behaviors in some children.
5. JOURNAL OF CONSULTING AND CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY
Intergenerational Transmission of Partner Violence: A 20-Year Prospective Study
Exposure to violence between parents and harsh punishment during childhood increases the risk for adult partner violence.
6. AMERICAN FAMILY PHYSICIAN
Childhood Discipline: Challenges for Clinicians and Parents
Multiple factors may contribute to behavior problems, including inappropriate discipline.
7. AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION
Connecting the Dots to Prevent Youth Violence: A Training and Outreach Guide for Physicians and Other Health Professionals
This manual was developed to help practitioners and others discuss youth violence with professional and community groups.
8. NY TIMES DAILY LESSON PLAN
Exploring the Effects of Anger and Anger Management Techniques
In this lesson, students learn about the various factors leading to anger, the health risks involved in anger, and the techniques people can use to cope with it.
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