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General Prevention Links Teaching Gentleness in a Violent World A paper with useful ideas from the American Psychological Association - mostly aimed at parents
Violence Prevention Resources These resources can help you, your school, neighborhood or city to learn what fosters violence and what can be done to prevent it and to begin conflict resolution and keep our kids safe Pavnet Online PAVNET Online is a "virtual library" of information about violence and youth-at-risk, representing data from seven different Federal agencies
Healthy Relationships Violence Prevention Curriculum Helping students to analyze the culture of violence that condones abusive behavior is the first step towards empowering them to create the violence-free culture of tomorrow School Violence Prevention Information about the Safe and Drug Free Schools program
Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence at the University of Colorado. Violence literature database, fact sheets on various aspects of youth violence. Diverting Children From A Life Of Crime: Measuring Costs And Benefits This report assesses the cost effectiveness of several crime prevention strategies that involve early intervention in the lives of people at risk of pursuing a criminal career
Asian Domestic Violence Collaborative Reaches out to young people, 13-20 years old in the Asian/Pacific Islander communities in San Francisco and Alameda counties to educate about violence in relationships National Youth Violence Prevention Resource Center A central source of information on prevention and intervention programs, publications, research, and statistics on violence committed by and against children and teens. The Resource Center is a collaboration between the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and other Federal agencies. The NYVPRC Web site www.safeyouth.org and call center 1-866-SAFEYOUTH (723-3968) serve as a user-friendly, single point of access to Federal information on youth violence prevention and suicide
Reducing and Preventing Youth Violence An Analysis of Causes and an Assessment of Successful Programs by Pedro Noguera, from In Motion magazine Asian/Pacific Islander Youth Violence Prevention Center A gathering place for researchers and Asian/Pacific Islander communities to engage in dialogue about issues relevant to violence prevention in API communities. The website offers current research and resources
Conflict Resolution Education: Preparing Youth for the Future Conflict resolution offers an alternative approach that brings the parties of the dispute together, provides them with the skills to resolve the dispute, and expects them to do so. In the conflict resolution process, those with ownership of the problem participate directly in crafting a solution Responding To Youth Violence: Programs That Work Here is a brief, selective list of programs that work. These programs were selected because there is scientific evidence that they reduce youth violence, substance abuse, or other delinquent behavior
Working with Adolescents to Prevent Domestic Violence Report from an Australian project aimed at finding effective ways of working with adolescents to prevent domestic violence Warning Signs of Youth Violence To help youth proactively address the problem of violence, APA and MTV have teamed up to provide youth with information about identifying the warning signs of violent behavior and how to get help if they recognize these signs in themselves or their peers
Teens, Crime, and the Community A nationwide effort implemented at the local level to reduce the incidence of teen vicitimization and engage teens as crime prevention resources in their schools and communities Best Practices of Youth Violence Prevention: A Source Book of Community Action Best Practices is the first of its kind to look at the effectiveness of specific violence prevention practices in four key areas: parents and families; home visiting; social and conflict resolution skills; and mentoring. These programs are drawn from real-world experiences of professionals and advocates who have successfully worked to prevent violence among children and adolescents
National Youth Violence Prevention Campaign The goal of this campaign is to raise awareness and to educate students, teachers, school administrators, counselors, school resource officers, school staff, parents, and the public on effective ways to prevent or reduce youth violence Visionary: Violence Prevention in Schools An International collaborative project on violence prevention in schools, addressing teachers, pupils, parents and experts. The web sites present and structure information and facilitate discussions and networking at a national and international level
Youth Violence Prevention Resources The Center makes youth violence information available from all Federal agencies in one place and also links to private sector resources Virginia Youth Violemce Project Effective methods for youth violence prevention and school safety

Fist Stick Knife Gun: A Personal History of Violence in America by Geoffrey Canada
Suburban Gangs: The Affluent Rebels by Dan Korem
Always Running: La Vida Loca: Gang Days in L.A. by Luis Rodriguez

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