Youth Violence: Additional Resources
- Measuring Violence-Related Attitudes, Behaviors, and Influences Among Youths: A Compendium of Assessment Tools [6.01 MB, 373 Pages, 508]
This compendium provides researchers and prevention specialists with a set of tools to assess violence-related beliefs, behaviors, and influences, as well as to evaluate programs to prevent youth violence.
- A Comprehensive Technical Package for the Prevention of Youth Violence and Associated Risk Behaviors [4.09 MB, 64 Pages, 508]
This technical package is a collection of strategies that represent the best available evidence to help states and communities prevent or reduce youth violence.
- CDC’s National Centers of Excellence in Youth Violence Prevention (YVPCs)
CDC’s YVPCs are academic-community collaborations that advance the science and practice of youth violence prevention.
- Striving To Reduce Youth Violence Everywhere (STRYVE)
STRYVE is CDC’s national initiative to prevent youth violence. STRYVE helps communities take a public health approach to preventing youth violence—stopping it before it even starts.
- Veto Violence
CDC’s online source of free violence prevention trainings, tools, and resources.
The U.S. Department of Justice developed this resource to provide practitioners and policy makers with information about effective strategies in criminal justice, juvenile justice, and victim services.
Youth.gov helps users create, maintain, and strengthen effective youth programs. It includes funding information and tools to help users assess community assets, generate maps of local and federal resources, and search for evidence-based youth programs.
- National Criminal Justice Reference Service
This website offers information on criminal and juvenile justice, supported by the U.S. Department of Justice, the Office of National Drug Control Policy, and the Office for Victims of Crime Resource Center.
- National Gang Center (NGC)
NGC disseminates information, knowledge, and practices that engage and empower communities with chronic and emerging gang problems to prevent gang violence, reduce gang involvement, and suppress gang-related crime.
- Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP)
OJJDP provides national leadership, coordination, support, and resources to respond to juvenile delinquency and victimization.
- Safe Schools/Healthy Students Initiative (SS/HS)
This initiative is a collaborate effort and comprehensive model to promote mental health among students and create safe and secure schools. It is administered through the Substance Abuse Mental Health Service Administration, part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Stopbullying.gov lists information and federal resources on how to identify and prevent bullying.
- Blueprints for Healthy Youth Development
Blueprints for Healthy Youth Development is an online resource for communities to learn more about model or promising strategies that reduce youth violence or key risk factors for violence and promote healthy youth behavior and relationships.
- Children’s Safety Network
The Children’s Safety Network provides resources and technical assistance to maternal and child health agencies and organizations seeking to reduce unintentional injuries and violence toward children and adolescents.
- The National Gang Crime Research Center (NGCRC)
NGCRC is a non-profit independent agency that conducts research on gangs and disseminates information through publications and reports, and provides training and consulting services.