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Reducing youth violence

Gregory J. McDonald

Reducing youth violence

coordinated federal efforts and early intervention strategies could help : statement of Gregory J. McDonald, Director of Human Services, Policy and Management Issues, Human Resources Division, before the Committee on Governmental Affairs, United States Senate

by Gregory J. McDonald

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Published by The Office, The Office [distributor in [Washington, D.C.], [Gaithersburg, MD] (P.O. Box 6015, Gaithersburg 20844-6015) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Violence -- Prevention -- Government policy -- United States -- Evaluation.,
  • Juvenile delinquency -- Prevention -- Government policy -- United States -- Evaluation.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementUnited States General Accounting Office.
    SeriesTestimony -- GAO/T-HRD-92-22., Testimony -- GAO/T-HRD-92-22.
    ContributionsUnited States. General Accounting Office.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination10, [3] p.
    Number of Pages10
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14680750M

    A Grassroots Peace Movement Is Reducing Youth Violence by John Brown Childs A grassroots peace movement, centered around young people, is developing constructive means for reducing youth violence. The movement focuses on peaceful solutions and critical thinking as effective replacements for punishment and repression. Furthermore. Describes an intervention designed to reduce youth gun violence in an East Los Angeles neighborhood. An initiative that successfully reduced gun violence in Boston was adapted for a section of East Los Angeles with prevalent gang activity. Though not implemented as planned, the intervention helped reduce violent and gang crime in the targeted.

    Strategies for reducing risk (and enhancing protection) include: targeted intervention programs (aimed specifically at youth experiencing multiple risk factors), and universal interventions (aimed at the community in general). Preventing assaultive violence among youth . A single approach to preventing youth violence is not sufficient. A youth is affected many things in his/her environment and prevention must address those multiple factors. Reducing Exposure to Violence. As a society, we are much better at protecting partners from a violent significant other today than 30 years ago. We must.

    Urban youth in the Pacific: increasing resilience and reducing risk for involvement in crime and violence / Cameron Noble, Natalia Pereira and Nanise Saune. - Suva, Fiji: UNDP Pacific Centre: PIFS, p.: ill. (some col.) ; 30 cm. ISBN: 1. Urban youth—Oceania—Social conditions. 2. Urban teenagers—Oceania—Social. The first section of the report describes state-of-the-art approaches to youth gun violence prevention and intervention; reviews the status of violence prevention programs throughout the United States and makes recommendations on how they can be more effective; suggests Federal and local partnerships to implement youth gun laws and programs; summarizes Federal and State legislation to reduce.


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