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Young victims of violence find strength at school

by Megan Hickey
March 05, 2013


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Local psychologists and social workers are doing their part to ease the trauma of violence for Chicagoans in under-served communities. A partnership between North Lawndale College Prep and psychologists at Lurie Children’s Hospital is providing school-based interventions for students struggling with the effects of violence in their lives.