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A number of AAP policy statements and clinical reports can help guide the pediatrician and medical home in identifying and treating children exposed to violence. The following are most relevant.

Early Childhood Adversity, Toxic Stress, and the Role of the Pediatrician: Translating Developmental Science into Lifelong Health

Role of the Pediatrician in Youth Violence Pre​vention

Child Abuse and Neglect – there are a number of relevant policies on identifying and managing victims of child abuse and neglect. This links you to those policies.

Foster Care and Adoption – there are a number of relevant policies on the care of foster youth. This links you to those policies.

Firearm-Related Injuries Affecting the Pediatric Population

Media Violence

Care of the Adolescent Sexual Assault Victim

The Pediatrician's Role in Family Support and Family Support Programs​

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