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When Tragedy Strikes Home: Possible Reasons Why Violent Youths Fall Through the Cracks

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According to the National Criminal Justice Reference Service, the number of homicide victims ages 15-17 has declined, but the percentage killed by firearms remains high. To hear of a school killing or shooting anywhere is tragic. However it often has an even greater impact when that violence hits close to home. Access to federally funded programs for preventing violence; school counseling; and programs such as Children, Youth, and Families (CYF) for difficult youths aren't always enough to manage their deep needs.

Join Tamara Hill, a licensed and trauma certified child and adolescent therapist, as she explains why we must come together as a community to not only understand the violent behavior but diminish it. In this first session of a two-part series, Tamara will provide a multi-dimensional perspective and explore some of the potential reasons why violent youths fall through the cracks of our school systems.


Status: Available On-Demand
Subject: Other
Last aired on: Thursday, June 14, 2018 @ 10:00 AM EDT
Duration: 30 minutes
Credit Hours: 0.5
Categories: Administrator Resources, Counseling, School Safety
Tags: administrator resources, counseling, school safety, school violence, shootings, violent triggers, violent youths

Reviews (8)

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Thank you! It is interesting to hear a mental health perspective on this topic.
Full Member
Great information!!
Basic Member
Great webinar.
Basic Member
Excellent information on an important topic!
Full Member
Good information for all educators to have.
Full Member
Very interesting. I think kids suffer through tragedies more that most people think.
Full Member
Very helpful and informative
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