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The increasing and widespread violence impacting children and adolescents.

Reports of infanticide, cruel and humiliating punishment, neglect and abandonment, sexual abuse and other forms of violence against children have been happening in various civilizations. I am sure the Caribbean is not exempt even though more research needs to be undertaken  in specific countries. Funding for research is sometimes limited, but we need to start engaging in this […]

The reality of traumatic experiences impacting children and adolescents

The occurrence of traumatic events is very common in the world today. Children and adolescents are affected by these events, since they are the youngest and least experienced community members. In the Caribbean and other places, natural disasters include storms, earthquakes, floods and accidents. They often witness personal violence are impacted by sexual abuse or […]