This resource discusses the connections between substance abuse, violence, and emotional disorders amongst children and adolescents. It also details the negative effects that substance abuse imposes...

This prevention brief provides project directors with information, strategies, and resources for addressing Teen Dating Violence (TDV) in schools. It covers important components of TDV, including:...

This publication highlights key prevention strategies that target children and their families. Referencing sources from scholars, the publication explains the influence families, schools,...

This brief outlines strategies to help schools implement substance abuse and violence prevention programs. These strategies aim to develop a positive school climate that creates norms inconsistent...

This brief describes the Safe Schools/Healthy Students initiative to create activities that foster a students’ feeling of safety in school and their community. It cites evidence-based practices for...

Drawing a connection between violence, education, and poverty by observing the early life experiences of Latino youth as well as their families, schools, neighborhoods, and the larger society, this...

This resource focuses on the risk factors surrounding youth that contribute to violence and the abuse of tobacco, alcohol and other drugs. It also focuses on the protective factors that can help...

This Framework describes a holistic three-step process for implementing a comprehensive, multipronged approach to positive school discipline. File:  PSD_Framework_Comprehensive.pdf Age Group: ...

Disproportionate minority contact (DMC) refers to the disproportionate representation of minority youth in the juvenile justice system. This bulletin describes the steps that can be taken to reduce...

This Snapshot explores how 11 SS/HS grantees implemented violence prevention approaches and evidence-based interventions (EBIs) that were appropriate for their schools’ unique violence-related...

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