Poly-Victimization – repost from dorleem.com

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. 





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