Violence is behaviour causing harm by the use of force. The World Health Organization (WHO) divides violence into three-sub types which include self-directed violence, interpersonal violence and collective violence. Exposure to violence can have a lasting impact on a person’s physical, mental and emotional health. Violence has been linked to an increased risk of substance abuse, mental illness, as well as chronic and infectious diseases.



PHO Grand Rounds: Pathways to Resilience: Nine Ways Families, Schools, and Communities Nurture a Child’s Well-being

In this presentation, Dr. Ungar will provide nine practical strategies that parents, caregivers, health professionals and educators need to help children heal, regardless of emotional, psychological or behavioral problems. 

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Updated 12 April 2019