About this Resource

Below is a Community Guide overview and list of general approaches to violence prevention targeted at children and adolescents. Topics covered include:

  • early childhood home visitation
  • firearms laws
  • reducing psychological harm from traumatic events
  • school-based violence prevention programs
  • therapeutic foster care
  • youth transfer to adult criminal courts

Scroll down within the Resource Window to see a to see a list of specific approaches. For a grid with more details, click any link in that list. Grids include a recommendation about each approach from the Task Force on Community Preventive Services [definition].

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