Preventing interpersonal violence among youth

an introduction to school, community, and mass media strategies
  • 70 Pages
  • 1.58 MB
  • English
U.S. Dept. of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, National Institute of Justice , Washington, D.C
Conflict management -- United States., School violence -- United States -- Prevention., Education in mass media -- United States., Violence in mass media -- United States -- Prevention., Mass media and youth -- United States -- Moral and ethical asp
Other titlesIntroduction to school, community, and mass media strategies.
Statementby William DeJong.
SeriesIssues and practices in criminal justice
ContributionsNational Institute of Justice (U.S.), Abt Associates.
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 70 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17752052M

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.

Preventing youth violence requires addressing factors at all levels of the social ecology —the individual. Get this from a library. Preventing interpersonal violence among youth: an introduction to school, community, and mass media strategies. [William DeJong; National Institute of Justice (U.S.); Abt Associates.] -- Topics covered include violent behavior, Resolving Conflict Creatively Program (New York, NY) and the Violence Prevention Project (Boston, MA).

: Preventing Interpersonal Violence Among Youth: An Introduction to School, Community, and Mass Media Strategies (): William Dejong: BooksCited by: 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. Violence among children and youth is a public health problem, worldwide. Every day, worldwide, an estimated children and youths (age 0–19 years) die as a result of interpersonal violence, and for each death many more are hospitalized with injuries.

Poor social skills, low academic achievement, impulsiveness, truancy and poverty. Unfortunately, this book can't be printed from the OpenBook.

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Violence is "the use of physical force so as to injure, abuse, damage, or destroy." Less conventional definitions are also used, such as the World Health Organization's definition of violence as "the intentional use of physical force or power, threatened or actual, against oneself, another person, or against a group or community, which either results in or has a high likelihood of resulting in.

PREVENTING YOUTH VIOLENCE: AN OVERVIEW OF THE EVIDENCE Adoption in May by the World Health Assembly of Resolution on preventing interpersonal violence, in particular against women and girls, and against children, reaffirmed the importance of health sector participation in multisectoral efforts to prevent violence.

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Publish your book with B&N. Learn : William Dejong. The report concludes by calling for greater investment in prevention and mainstreaming of the objective of preventing violence among young people into other areas of health and social policy.

This burden of disease and death from youth violence is unequally distributed, and 9 of 10 homicide deaths in the Region occur in low- and middle-income.

The Nature, Burden, and Causes of Interpersonal Violence. WHO (WHO Global Consultation on Violence and Health2–3) defines violence as follows: "The intentional use of physical force or power, threatened or actual, against oneself, another person, or against a group or community that either results in or has a high likelihood of resulting in injury, death, psychological harm, mal.

This study explored the associations between school-based violence, risky health behaviors, and sexual dating violence victimization among U.S.

high school students using the Youth Behavior. Interpersonal violence is the third leading cause of death and a leading cause of disability among young people (those aged years) in the 53 countries in the WHO European Region.

This report describes the burden that violence imposes on the Region particularly its poorer countries and groups; risk factors and their interactions; factors that can protect young people from violence; and.

Public Health Policy for Preventing Violence. James A. Mercy to the ugly facts of interpersonal violence.” consider to be the best approaches to preventing violence among their residents Cited by: Spirituality & Religion Sports Videos Television Videogame Videos Vlogs Youth Media Suburban Community Channels Featured audio All audio latest This Just In Grateful Dead Netlabels Old Time Radio 78 RPMs and Cylinder Recordings.

Shootings and deaths in schools throughout the United States have left parents believing that their communities are no longer safe from the most extreme examples of youth violence (Gallup, ).

This perception, combined with the increased lethality of youth violence in the early s, has lent urgency to the search for effective violence prevention efforts. his annotated bibliography provides introduction and overview on the issue of violence the African-American community and how it has become epidemic as a public health issue.

Among the issues detailed in this annotation included are general effects and statistics on violence, prevention techniques and strategies, the role of the community at preventing violence, and the financial impact that. To clarify the relationships among eight forms of violence, Prevention Institute developed Connecting the Dots with the U.S.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to build a case for practitioners to coordinate their efforts, increase their impact, and work toward. Youth Violence Risk Assessment: A Framework for Practice The role of school health instruction in preventing interpersonal violence.

Reducing violence among youth will require a multifaced. Suggested Citation: "Gender and Interpersonal Violence." National Research Council. Understanding and Preventing Violence, Volume 3: Social Influences. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: / with particular emphasis on gender role theory and the data relevant to this theory.

Attention is also directed to. Traditionally, interpersonal violence has been perceived as an unavoidable occurrence and a science-based approach to prevention has only been promoted in the last few decades. There is a growing evidence base regarding primary prevention, thereby preventing violence, which is.

Interpersonal violence is the third leading cause of death among people aged 10–29 years. Over 15 young Europeans are murdered each year, 4 out of 10 with knives.

“Preventing violence and knife crime among young people” is the first comprehensive report addressing youth violence in. 9 Youth Violence Prevention Recommendations Among school shootings, over and interpersonal relationships if exposed to domestic violence and parents need therapy and law enforcement to.

School Attachment and Violent Attitudes Preventing Future Violent Behavior Among Youth. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, p. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, p. for all at-risk youth across the array of social contexts. Our focus on prevention principles better equips us to confront the specific public health and public safety issues linked to gang membership: interpersonal violence, truancy and school dropout, alcohol and substance abuse, and a host of related crime and health challenges.

Reducing violence-related injury and death is a major goal of public health. Violence-related injuries and deaths can result from both interpersonal vio-lence and suicidal behavior.

The consequences of violence also make it an important public health concern. Among people of all ages, 20, deaths.

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Preventing Criminality Among Young People by Ingrid Palmary & Catherine Moat A resource book for local government, December Ingrid Palmary is a former Researcher at the Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation.

Catherine Moat is consultant working in the areas of social development, governance and transformation. IntroductionFile Size: KB. Searching for the Cause(s) of Youth Violence. Among academicians and researchers, the study of youth violence has been dominated by criminologists who have focused their efforts on trying to explain the causes of violent juvenile crime and devise strategies for reducing its occurrence.

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reduce youth violence and aggression. Early childhood and family-based programs aim to develop physically, emotionally, and socially healthy children and reduce exposure to violence and other adverse events. Youth violence can also be prevented by developing the life skills of File Size: KB.

Overview. Sexual violence is a pervasive public health issue in the United States, and globally (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,Dahlberg and Krug, ).Sexual violence impacts adolescents and emerging adults (i.e., individuals between the ages 13 and 25 years) at rates higher than any other age group (Black et al.,Rennison, ).Author: Katie M.

Edwards, Victoria L. Banyard.Preventing violence against teachers. name calling, intimidation, and other negative interpersonal behaviors, especially among higher risk students. However, none of these programs directly addresses violence directed toward teachers. employment programs and parent training may strengthen communities and reduce violence among youth.

Abstract. Domestic violence, which includes physical, sexual, and psychological violence toward a current or former partner, is a pervasive global public health issue that leads to a number of deleterious consequences to victims and costs to by: 5.