Violent Behavior in Children: Causes & Prevention


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Anger is best identified as _____.

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1. Which of the following is a warning sign of violent behavior in children?

2. Which of the following might a child who is violent have been exposed to at home?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The causes of violent behavior in children and how to prevent it are the focus of this quiz/worksheet. You'll be required to answer questions on key points like what anger is and an early sign of violent behavior in children.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The following points will be addressed:

  • Something a violent child might have experienced at home
  • One thing to avoid when disciplining a violent child
  • A possible genetic cause with regard to violent behavior

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about violent behavior in children and how it can be prevented
  • Making connections - use your understanding of violent behavior in kids to explain how it can be connected to genetics
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what anger is and what a violent child might have seen at home

Additional Learning

We've made the lesson named Violent Behavior in Children: Causes & Prevention to help you learn more about the following:

  • Example of violence as a pattern of behavior
  • The importance of identifying the cause of anger
  • Actions that reveal violent behavior in children
  • Variety of warning signs and causes of violent behavior
  • Research from a Harvard University longitudinal study
  • Effective strategies for the prevention of violent behavior