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The Indian Country Child Trauma Center (ICCTC) Web site

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Indian Country Child Trauma Center

The Indian County Trauma Center develops trauma-related treatment protocols, outreach materials, and service delivery guidelines specifically designed for American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN)

Domestic Assaults by Juvenile Offenders

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Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention

This bulletin analyzes data reported to the FBI

Principles of Working with Traumatized Children

Publisher: 
Scholastic

This brief article provides an overview of how children respond when they feel threatened, along with guidelines of how caregivers should interact with traumatized children.

Teen Online Exposure: A Snapshot of Data

Publisher: 
Office of National Drug Control Policy

This analysis by the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) found that parents should also be concerned about the number of online videos promoting dangerous behaviors such as drug use. The study found that teens are exposed to a vast amount of explicit content online—ranging from videos that promote extreme drug and alcohol use to videos depicting self-mutilation.

Disparity by Design: How Drug-Free Zone Laws Impact Racial Disparity -- and Fail to Protect Youth

Publisher: 
The Justice Policy Institute

This report is designed to inform discussions about the fairness and efficacy of drug-free zone laws by reviewing empirical findings, primarily from three states (Massachusetts, New Jersey, and Con

Electronic Media and Youth Violence: A CDC Issue Brief for Educators and Caregivers

Publisher: 
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

This brief outlines steps that can be taken to prevent electronic aggression, such as developing school policies, establishing youth violence programs and educator training, and creating a positive school atmosphere for students. A companion tip sheet for parents is also available.

In the Spotlight: School Safety

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U.S. Department of Justice

This Web site provides links to examples of state and local initiatives that address school safety, publications on bullying and zero tolerance, as well as information on legislation, programs, tra

Building Brighter Futures in Indian Country: What

Publisher: 
U.S. Department of Justice

This report shows the results of a Tribal Youth Program Youth Focus Group that was held June 2-3, 2007 in Shelton, Washington.

Best Practices to Address Community Gang Problems: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention's (OJJDP) Comprehensive Gang Model

Publisher: 
U.S. Department of Justice

This report (second edition) was written to provide communities that are considering implementing OJJDP's comprehensive gang model with critical information to inform and direct their efforts.

School Violence

Publisher: 
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

This Web site focuses on school violence and provides data sources, risk and protective factors, prevention resources, and additional online resources to prevent school violence.