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Violence Prevention

Growing Up Baltimore

Johns Hopkins Center for the Prevention of Youth Violence

This radio presentation from the Johns Hopkins Center for the Prevention of Youth Violence is part of the

Community-Based Violence Prevention Demonstration Program

Office of Juvenile Justice Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP)

A growing number of communities have adopted multi-strategy, multi-disciplinary approaches to reduce the violence that has adversely affected youth, families, and neighborhoods across America.

Girls Bullying and Violence

Authored By: 
National Center for Mental Health Promotion and Youth Violence Prevention

In recent years, schools and communities have experienced a rise in aggression, delinquency, and bullying among girls and young women. According to a recent report issued in 2008 by the U.S. Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, “from 1991 to 2000, arrests of girls increased more (or decreased less) than arrests of boys for most types of [violent] offenses.

Cyberbullying and Creative Bullying Prevention Strategies

SS/HS Project Directors' Consortia March 2011
March 18, 2011 - 9:15am - 10:30am

SS/HS teams continue to create innovative and multifaceted strategies for preventing cyberbullying and traditional forms of bullying in their schools and communities.

Understanding Children

U.S. Department of Justice

This issue brief describes core concepts

Homeless Shelters, Permanent/ Supportive Housing, and Transitional Housing

Safe Start Center

This issue brief offers homelessness services providers trauma-focused interventions that can be used to build the resilience and ensure the well-being of children and families exposed to violence.

State Anti-Bullying Laws: Responsibilities and Liabilities

Date/Time (ET): 
February 23, 2011 - 2:00pm - 3:30pm

This event features a National Public Radio-style interview and PD discussion with Matt Ryerson (Vice President, United Way and former TAS/legal analyst, EDC), followed by an opportunity to discuss

Center for Disease Control's Web Page on Shaken Baby Syndrome

The CDC's new Web page on Shaken Baby Syndrome (SBS) includes facts, statistics, public awareness resources, strategies to prevent SBS, and more.

Peaceful Pathways: Reducing Exposure to Violence

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

The Peaceful Pathways program will fund projects that work to reduce violence in the context of a specific, vulnerable community such as a group that is under-resourced because of race, ethnicity,