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Memo To ER Docs: Send Young Victimes of Vilence For One-On-One Counseling - 11/03/2008

Memo To ER Docs: Send Young Victimes of Vilence For One-On-One Counseling

Mentoring youths, counseling parents can reduce youth violence, researchers say
Release Date: November 3, 2008

A study of 113 children and teens physically victimized by peers concludes that one-on-one mentoring about how to safely avoid conflict and diffuse threats makes them far less likely to become victims again if guidance is initiated in the immediate aftermath of the attack.

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