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    The Violent Child in Our Violent Society
    The Violent Child in Our Violent Society There's no simple way to reduce violent impulses in your child. Kids who are violent may have attention deficit disorder or impulse control problems, or they may have simply picked up violence as a way to...
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    How to Raise a Nonviolent Child
    How to Raise a Nonviolent ChildAn overview of anger Whenever I am asked what is different about children today compared to thirty years ago, when I started working with children, I immediately answer, anger. We have so many angry children, and th...
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    How to Help Your Child Deal With Fears About School Violence
    In the last week, the Parkland shooting has dominated traditional and social media coverage. You're probably wondering how it's affecting your children, and what you can do to help them process it all. Dr. Alvin Poussaint, psychiatrist, profess...
    Alvin Poussaint, M.D.
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    When Good People Do Nothing
    When Good People Do NothingWarning Signs Ignored in California Before 15-year-old Charles Andrew Williams allegedly opened fire in a southern California high school in March, 2001, killing 2 and wounding 13, he shared fragments of his plans with ...
    Katy Abel
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    Violent Friend
    Our expert weighs in on what a 15-year-old might do to help a violent friend. ...
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    Teen Worried About Students Who "Love Death"
    Many kids have a fascination with death, and those kids are now encouraged by local TV news that also has a fascination with death. ...
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    Homeschooling Out of Fear
    Given all the school killings in recent years, many parents are having second thoughts about enrolling or keeping their children in school. ...
  • AAP Says Interactive Screen Time Could Be Healthy
    AAP Says Interactive Screen Time Can Be Healthy
    When it comes to screen time and kids, it isn't all bad news. The American Academy of Pediatrics offers guidelines on how to make screen time healthy and educational.
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    Threats and Predictions of Violence
    There are strategies for evaluations that improve predictions and case-management of situations that might escalate to violence. ...
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    Protecting Sons from Violent Teen
    After a shooting incident involving a teenage neighbor, a parent wonders how to safeguard her kids. ...
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    Gavin de Becker
    Gavin de BeckerGavin de Becker is widely regarded as our nation's leading expert on the prediction and management of violence. He is the best-selling author of The Gift of Fear and Protecting the Gift. (Read what people are saying about this impo...
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    Kids Who Bring Guns to School
    Kids say the main reason they bring guns to school is to protect themselves from real and/or potential violence. ...
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    Avoiding School Shootings
    Avoiding School Shootings The Littleton tragedy and others like it highlight the urgent need for an open dialogue and better communication and coordination among community leaders, parents, teachers, clergy, and youth services organizations to id...
    James Irving
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    Explaining Tragedy to a Preschooler
    A preschooler is too young to comprehend school killings or to be exposed to media images or discussions of this tragedy. ...
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    School Violence Prevention Check List
    School Violence Prevention Check ListMany of us are wondering what we can do as parents, educators, and students to ensure school safety. The first step is to know what questions to ask about safety at your school. Here is a school violence preve...
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    7 Ways to Curb Kids' Exposure to Violence
    Did you know that U.S. children are more likely to be exposed to violence than adults? According to the U.S. Department of Justice, most American children are regularly exposed to violence — in the media, at home, in school, and in their commun...
    Erin Dower
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  • Helping Your Child Deal With Fears About School Violence
    School Safety
    How to Help Your Child Deal With Fears About School Violence
    In the last week, the Parkland shooting has dominated traditional and social media coverage. You're probably wondering how it's affecting your children, and what you can do to help them process it all. Dr. Alvin Poussaint, psychiatrist, profess...
    Alvin Poussaint, M.D.