Child Trend Environmental Analysis

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According to Child Trend (2013), it is necessary for children and youth to grow up in a safe environment because they would have a greater chance of a positive development. When children and youth grow up in an environment that is considered safe, they would have a stronger connection with people they interact with, more involvement with afterschool programs, volunteering and religious services (Child Trend, 2013). However, on the other hand, children and youth growing up in an unsafe environment face problems. Evidence shown by Child Trend (2013), stated neighborhoods that are unsafe, have a higher rate of child abuse and neglect, low birth weight, and infant mortality. Also, a dangerous environment is more likely to be in an area of poverty,
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