The Trauma of Violence and its Impact on Young People in Northern Ireland: The State of Evidence

Dr Colm Walsh, QUB and Prof Ann-Marie Grey, UU

ARK is Northern Ireland’s social policy hub. Established in 2000 by researchers at Queen’s University Belfast and Ulster University, its primary goal is to increase the accessibility and use of academic data and research.


This briefing paper, by Dr Colm Walsh, QUB and Prof Ann-Marie Gray, UU looks at the trauma of violence and its impact on young people in Northern Ireland.


It draws on published research evidence and discussion at a roundtable event organised by ARK held on 1 July 2021. The roundtable was conducted under the anonymity of reporting allowed under The Chatham House Rule. Attendees included representatives from government departments, statutory agencies and voluntary and community organisations.


To download the briefing paper, please click the link below.

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