Youth Violence In Schools

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Youth Violence in Schools American InterContinental University Abstract During this paper, I will discuss youth violence in schools, and how the media has portrayed it. I will focus on the urban schools since it has the bulk of stigmatism resulting from public opponents with who placed blame on the parents opposed to the type of community these children are forced to be a part of. In addition, there is Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), which is the cause of many of these youths acting out. lastly, acknowledging the social groups and parents who are trying to aid with being positive in fighting those stigmas and obstacles by educating them and giving them different types of avenues to spend their time. Violence in Schools I chose Youth Violence in Schools as the topic for my post. I chose this particular topic because it is something that I have witnessed in the different schools my children have attended and wanted to know more of. I believe the majority of the time urban schools receive more negative publicity, based on the environment in which they are given. One day I would like to be able to assist these urban schools by volunteering and donating time to try and make things better for them. However, in this post I will focus and discuss the violence in these urban schools. I will also elaborate as to why some children act out, what things trigger their actions as well as ways to assist with preventing or assisting with those actions. PTSD Some intellectuals state that Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome (PTSD) is often times the cause of some children acting out. These children identified with PTSD appear to be triggered by their socialization process. PTSD is often times considered a war veteran’s syndrome. We have learned that children who are exposed to violence in the vicinity to where the live such as firing of guns, violence in the
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