Project Connect: Effects of Domestic Violence on Children



This module addresses the effects of domestic violence on children. Early trauma such as chronic exposure to domestic violence can lead to predictable physical, mental, behavioral and cognitive problems for children.

Learning Objectives:

  1. List four examples of how exposure to domestic violence can impact children's physical and/or mental health
  2. From the DVD First Impressions, describe one strategy that a mother described as helping her child heal from exposure to domestic violence