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Youth Violence Prevention

A Guide for Concerned Parents and Professionals

by Lindley Bassarath

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Published by Writers Club Press .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages173
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7549486M
ISBN 100595208193
ISBN 109780595208197
OCLC/WorldCa50599771

The book is primarily aimed at practitioners, policy makers, academics as well as those community-minded individuals concerned about youth violence and social book aims to challenge current thinking about serious youth violence and gangs, and their racialisation by the media and the police. The Virginia Youth Violence Project is a research group composed of faculty and graduate students in the Curry School of Education and Human Development at the University of Virginia. We conduct research on youth violence prevention and school safety, and provide training and consultation on topics such as threat assessment, bullying prevention.

Providing the latest research on effective prevention and intervention strategies for reducing youth violence, Youth Violence: Prevention, Intervention, and Social Policy is a comprehensive resource for dealing with both perpetrators and victims of violence and understanding the risk factors facing : $ What you need to know about youth violence prevention. [Rockville, Md.]: U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Center for Mental Health Services, [] (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors.

  This is a family-based prevention and intervention program for dysfunctional youth, ages 11 to 18, who are justice-involved or at risk for delinquency, violence, substance use, or other behavioral problems. The program is rated Effective. Program participants showed a statistically significant reduction in general recidivism and risky behavior. for the prevention of assaultive violence, particularly among youth. Chapter I provides background information on key issues and concepts in planning. Chapter II offers an overview of the planning process, with particular emphasis on clarifying the vision, mission, objectives, and Size: KB.


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Free Minds Book Club & Writing Workshop Free Minds uses books, creative writing, and peer support to awaken incarcerated and formerly incarcerated youths and adults to their own potential. Through creative expression, job readiness training, and violence prevention outreach, these poets achieve their education and career goals, and become.

Violence is a significant problem in the United States. From infants to the elderly, it affects people in all stages of life. InCDC established the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (NCIPC) as the lead federal organization for violence prevention.

CDC is. Youth violence is a serious problem that can have lasting harmful effects on victims and their family, friends, and communities. The goal for youth violence prevention is to stop youth violence from happening in the first place.

Youth Violence Prevention book youth violence requires addressing factors at all levels of the social ecology —the individual. The Detroit Youth Violence Prevention Initiative (DYVPI) began four (4) years ago as a priority of former Mayor Dave Bing to ensure youth have a path out of violence toward a high quality of life through education, jobs, and careers.

Outcome evaluation of specific youth violence prevention programmes 68 5. Developing a policy framework 69 Development of a youth violence prevention plan of action for the health sector 69 Multisectoral plans of action 69 Legislative efforts 70 Laws of.

"In this jargon-free book, Flannery, a nationally recognized expert on violent behavior and its stressful consequences, begins by reviewing the causes of youth violence.[He] outlines the warning signs and provides prevention strategies that work for anyone dealing with a crisis."4/5(2).

The book addresses the theoretical underpinnings of youth violence from the perspectives of psychology and neurobiology, describes different types of violence, includes the latest research on "what works" in prevention and treatment, and examines connections between substance abuse, familial and community violence, and school failure in Cited by: 8.

Prevention & Early Intervention Typically, juvenile delinquency follows a trajectory similar to that of normal adolescent development.

In other words, children and youth tend to follow a path toward delinquent and criminal behavior rather than engaging randomly.

1 Research has shown that there are two types of delinquents. School counselors and child and adolescent mental health providers should be familiar with the warning signs of youth violence and refer teens for services right away.

Prevention is the key to. This report, the first Surgeon General's report on youth violence in the United States, summarizes an extensive body of research and seeks to clarify seemingly contradictory trends, such as the discrepancies noted above between official records of youth violence and young people's self-reports of violent behaviors.

It describes research identifying and clarifying the factors that increase the. Scholars, public officials, and reporters have described the violence of this decade as epidemic as the homicide rate has doubled for adolescents between and Current policy to combat youth violence is primarily reactive, focusing on increased punishments and spending millions of dollars each year on ing the latest research on effective prevention and intervention 3/5(1).

Division of Violence Prevention Rodney Hammond, Ph.D., Director Suggested citation: Thornton TN, Craft CA, Dahlberg LL, Lynch BS, Baer K. Best Practices of Youth Violence Prevention: A Sourcebook for Community Action (Rev.).

Atlanta: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, In the U.S., youth violence is the second leading cause of death for young people between the ages of 10 and This volume, authored by a noted psychotherapist with more "This is an excellent reference and guide to intervention for academics, clinicians, and educations concerned with understanding and decreasing violence."/5.

The book addresses current evidence-based research regarding youth violence and disseminates promising strategies for assessment, prevention, and interventions for at-risk youth.

TheoreticalAuthor: Kathryn Seifert. Moreover, they argue that games are sold worldwide and yet, youth violence is virtually non-existent in some countries. Prevention is a crucial concept in reducing crime rates.

According to CDC, prevention should take place in four different levels: society as a whole, school, family and the individual. Providing the latest research on effective prevention and intervention strategies for reducing youth violence, Youth Violence: Prevention, Intervention, and Social Policy is a comprehensive resource for dealing with both perpetrators and victims of violence and understanding the risk factors facing youth.

Preventing Youth Violence in a Multicultural Society highlights the importance of creating culturally compatible interventions to stop violence among the youngest members of diverse populations. Chapters explore how ethnicity and culture can increase or decrease risk for violence among youth depending on contextual factors such as a disadvantaged upbringing, exposure to trauma, and Pages: Those students developed the TNT violence prevention curriculum as a way of creating a discussion on violence, its causes and prevention.

Learn more about TNT and read stories from our participants. Interested in starting your own youth violence prevention program. Download the Teens on Target Program Manual.

Youth ALIVE. didn’t just change. Volume 1. Findings, Analysis and Conclusions. Volume 2. Executive Summary. Volume 3.

Community Perspectives Report. Volume 4. Research Papers. Volume 5. Literature. Youth violence is a pressing social concern and this book examines several elements of youth violence prevention.

It offers state-of-the-art research on several different topics including: the relationship between bullying offending and victimization; the relationship between race and the code of the streets’ explanation for violent offending; and how differences in methodology affect the Brand: Taylor And Francis.

Preventing Violence: Research and Evidence-Based Intervention Strategies is the only book available that offers current data-based analyses from leaders in violence prevention with a strong scientific perspective.

Contributors examine a range of violence that occurs in our culture, including child maltreatment, youth violence, intimate partner violence, and :   Subject: Youth Violence, Child/Youth Safety, Child/Youth Welfare, Juvenile Justice Deadline: "This program will support a comprehensive effort to address youth violence and victimization through implementing prevention, intervention and accountability efforts in a Author: Nickolas Bagley.Youth Violence Prevention.

Definition: Youth violence can be violence either against or committed by a child or adolescent. Violent crimes include child abuse and neglect, rape, murder, and nonfatal assault. Bullying and school violence are also considered subsets of youth violence.