Tag Archive: violence exposure

Jan 26 2016

Positive Adult Connections Play Protective Role for At-Risk Youth

An adolescent’s life is full of ups and downs, and research has shown that it can be helpful for them to have adults who they can turn to in times of trouble. Unfortunately, youth living in low resource urban neighborhoods may face adversity on a daily basis, which means that these positive adult connections can be especially valuable to them.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/positive-adult-connections-play-protective-role-for-at-risk-youth/

Jun 11 2015

Supportive Family Connections Decrease Odds of Violence Exposure

Adolescent medicine physician at CHOP, Alison Culyba, MD, MPH, is pursuing research to understand the factors against interpersonal violence and find ways to help support youth in urban environments.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/supportive-family-connections-decrease-odds-of-violence-exposure/