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Violence Prevention


United States Postal Inspection Service

This website offers tools to encourage youth to practice safe, smart habits when posting information about themselves on social networking Web sites and blogs.

Conference on School Safety

This Web site houses materials from the White House Conference on School Safety.

Fight Crime: Invest in Kids

Fight Crime: Invest in Kids

This national, nonprofit organization is composed of law enforcement leaders and violence survivors, and works to promote research-based, early education crime prevention programs.

Juvenile Firesetting: A Research Overview

Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention

Drawing on information compiled by the National Association of State Fire Marshals, this bulletin describes research and theories related to juvenile firesetting, notes limitations of past research

American Indians & Alaska Natives: Violence Prevention Resources

This resource page provides an annotated list of resources that address mental health, substance abuse, and violence prevention issues focused on American Indian and Alaskan Native youth.

State Anti-bullying Satutes

Education Commission of the States

This report focuses on the components of anti-bullying polices on a state level.

Are Zero Tolerance Policies Effective in the Schools? An Evidentiary Review and Recommendations

American Psychological Association

This resource report on the work of the American Psychological Association-commissioned Zero Tolerance Task Force in testing the effectiveness and potential adverse consequences of Zero Tolerance p

Abc's of Bullying: Addressing, Blocking, and Curbing School Aggression (Online Course)

Center for Substance Abuse Prevention

This online course examines the causes and effects of bullying, prevention techniques and programs, screening, treatment options, and legal/ethical issues surrounding bullying. It is designed for professionals in education, health and mental health, and related fields. Materials are intended for students in elementary through high school and for community-wide use.

Developing an Anti-bullying Program: Increasing Safety, Reducing Violence

International Association of Chiefs of Police

One of a series of briefs written for law enforcement leaders developing juvenile justice programs, this brief highlights the Olweus Bullying Prevention Program as conducted by the Chula Vista, CA,

Preventing Violence and Related Health-Risking Social Behaviors in Adolescents

National Institute of Mental Health

This report reviews longitudinal risk factor research to identify the role of individual, family, school, community, and peer-level influences, as well as interventional research to evaluate preven