By Sherry Hamby, Ph.D. Rebloged
Did you know that 11% of children have 5 or more different types of victimization exposure in one year?
According to the National Survey of Children’s Exposure to Violence, these children (often referred to as “poly-victims”) have the type of victimization most associated with mental health difficulties. It is only through proper assessment, that assistance can be provided to these children in a timely manner.
There appear to be four distinct Pathways to Poly-Victimization. See original post for more.