Examining Resilience Among Maltreated Children

Child maltreatment is a serious public health issue–an estimated 702,000 U.S. children were victims of maltreatment in 2014, a rate of 9.4 per 1,000 children.1 Childhood maltreatment puts children at risk for lifelong poor outcomes.2 However, emerging research examines the importance of protective factors and promoting resilience. Researchers at Case Western Reserve University recently completed a study examining how protective factors promote long-term resilience for maltreated children.

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