Report of the Attorney General’s National Task Force on Children Exposed to Violence

defending_childhoodThis is the final report and policy recommendations generated by the Attorney General’s National Task Force on Children Exposed to Violence. The task force report includes 56 recommendations and highlights the importance of identifying children who are victims or witnesses of violence and providing support and services to help them heal. It focuses on developing programs to help children access supportive and non-violent relationships with trusted adults in their homes and communities. The task force also calls for all children who enter the juvenile justice system to be screened for exposure to violence.