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What Works in Preventing Rural Violence

Strategies, Risk Factors, and Assessment Tools
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Amherst H. Wilder Foundation
Criminology, Violence, Prevention, Rural crimes, Crime Prevention, United States, Soci
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ISBN 100940069040
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What Works in Preventing Rural Violence: Strategies, Risk Factors, and Assessment Tools. Monsey, Barbara R.; And Others.

This report details unique characteristics of rural violence and outlines 88 strategies to prevent violent behavior, improve services for victims, and reduce by: 6.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: What works in preventing rural violence. Paul, Minn.: Amherst H. Wilder Foundation, © (OCoLC) WHAT WORKS IN REDUCING COMMUNITY VIOLENCE: A META-REVIEW AND FIELD STUDY FOR THE NORTHERN TRIANGLE 1 ABSTRACT 1 This report was commissioned by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) for the Central America Regional Security Initiative (CARSI), a United States government effort primarily.

The review defined “crime prevention” broadly as any practice shown to result in less crime than would occur without the practice. It also examined any program that claims to prevent crime or drug abuse, especially youth violence, and, in accordance with the congressional man-date, examined the.

What Works in Preventing Rural Violence book prevention strategies aside from G.R.E.A.T. and tougher sentencing for gun-related crimes.i 6 of the 7 cities implementing actual programming targeting youth at highest risk for violence use street outreach methods and provide supportive services.

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According to the same report, the most commonly reported type of child maltreatment in rural areas is child neglect, the failure by the caregiver to provide needed age-appropriate care. Neglect makes up 46% of reported rural cases, compared to 28% for physical abuse and 14% for sexual abuse.

workplace violence prevention policy and procedures. • Participate fully with management in all phases of workplace violence prevention and response, including membership on threat assessment and incident response teams. Security/Facilities Staff • Serve as the liaison with law enforcement as well as the local expert on security matters.

Social work and family violence: theories, assessment, and intervention / Joan McClennen. Includes bibliographical references and index. ISBN (alk. paper) 1. Family violence—Study and teaching—United States. Family violence— United States—Prevention.

Victims of family violence—Services for—United Cited by: Violence prevention: the evidence. Violence prevention: the evidence is a set of briefings on what works to prevent interpersonal violence (including against women and girls), and self-directed violence.

By spotlighting the evidence for effectiveness, the briefings provide clear directions for how funders, policy makers and programme implementers can boost the impact of their violence. Rural Communities in Crisis: Strategies to Address the Opioid Crisis rates of domestic violence, child neglect, sexual trafficking, and prostitution; greater demands on o Monitor and evaluate rural programs focused on opioid prevention and treatment funded.

Youth Violence is the intentional use of physical force or power to threaten or harm others by young people ages It typically involves young people hurting peers who are unrelated to them and who they may or may not know well. Youth violence can include fighting, bullying, threats with weapons, and gang-related violence.

What Works for Health: Strategies to Improve Rural Health The What Works for Health: Strategies to Improve Rural Health report outlines key steps toward building healthy communities – rural, urban, and anywhere in between – along with some specific policies and programs that can improve health.

Reach Beyond Domestic Violence is a fascinating organization that helps others work through issues related to domestic violence through intervention and prevention. Building up a good list of referential sources is very important as a social worker, so this site is great for getting information and also having a hotline number to refer others to.

Community Correlates of Rural Youth Violence D. Wayne Osgood and Jeff M. Chambers Rates of crime and delinquency vary wide-ly across communities, and research going back many decades provides a good un-derstanding of the nature, correlates, and probable causes of these community dif-ferences.

Unfortunately, previous studies. The Web site is a resource to help practitioners and policymakers understand what works in justice-related programs and practices.

It includes information on justice-related programs and assigns evidence ratings--effective, promising, and no effects--to indicate whether there is evidence from research that a program achieves its goals.

problem of rural community violence and its resultant impacts. Prevention and Intervention Based Recommendations Recommendation 1: Increase knowledge and awareness of rural community violence at the local, state and national levels through mainstream media and social media outlets. Resource Summary.

This brochure summarizes information in The Guide to Community Preventive Services (The Community Guide) about intervention approaches to prevent violence.

It is designed to help public health professionals find proven intervention approaches—including programs, services and other interventions—to prevent violence among youth. The team at the University College London Centre for Gender and Global Health have previously written about making ethics work in small rural communities using participatory process.

The GAP Project’s Principal Investigator, Jenevieve Mannell shares her thoughts on the challenges and lessons of working in violence prevention in rural Peru below. iv Preventing Drug Use among Children and Adolescents National Institute on Drug Abuse Preface v Today’s youth face many risks, including drug abuse, violence, and HIV/AIDS.

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Responding to these risks before they become problems can be difficult. Background. Gender-based violence (GBV) remains one of the most prevalent and persistent issues facing women and girls globally United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights’ Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) defines GBV as “violence that is directed against a woman because she is a woman or that affects women disproportionately” 2.

Gender-Based Violence (GBV) in South Africa: A Brief Review 2 Executive Summary The Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation (CSVR) conducted this brief literature review about Gender-Based Violence (GBV) with the aim of using the findings to inform its gender violence prevention initiatives in various Size: 1MB.

So the future for rural victims of domestic violence looks bleak, but there is still hope. More and more domestic violence organizations have started to understand the unique challenges faced by rural women and to offer appropriate services, such as “mobile advocacy.” Recognizing that it can be dangerous or just simply impossible for a.

School violence is part of the broader social problem of youth violence. Youth violence is defined as the intentional use of physical force or power, which is likely to cause physical or psychological harm, by a person aged between 10 and 24 against another person, group, or community.

Violence Prevention in Georgia’s Rural Public School Systems 17 think (General Social Survey, March ). Those charged with preventing school violence and maintaining safe schools must navigate this contradictory public landscape where perception and reality are two distinctly different things.

15 UNDERSTANDING DOMESTIC VIOLENCE BY ANNE L. GANLEY, PH.D. Domestic violence is a problem of epidemic proportions with far-reach-ing consequences for individual victims, their children and their communities.

Domestic violence results in death, serious. Sexual Violence on Campus: Strategies for Prevention combines the findings from the Think Tank and Action Planning Meetings with the best available evidence on sexual violence prevention and reflects CDC’s current thinking about how to prevent sexual violence on college and university campuses.

Gender-based violence (GBV) or violence against women and girls (VAWG), is a global pandemic that affects 1 in 3 women in their lifetime. The numbers are staggering: 35% of women worldwide have experienced either physical and/or sexual intimate partner violence or non-partner sexual violence.

“Preventing Family Violence: Community Engagement Makes the Difference” The Family Violence Prevention Fund (FVPF) is extremely grateful to the many people who made this project all the people in communities around the country who are doing the challenging yet critical work of engag-ing community members in ending family violence.

Living in a place where everybody knows your name doesn’t always prove comforting—especially to those in a domestic violence situation. According to a policy brief from the National Advisory Committee on Rural Health and Human Services, there are many hurdles when it comes to escaping domestic violence in a rural community, isolation hovering at the core of all of them.

CHI sees violence as an epidemic and a public health matter, "and because it's a public health issue, we believe it's preventable," said Scanlon. "We want to work with communities on that prevention, but we see ourselves as a partner in identifying and designing and implementing the violence prevention plan.".

Preventing Youth Violence and Risk Behavior: Author Sounds Off EducationWorld is pleased to present this e-interview with Franklin Schargel, EducationWorld contributor and author of Creating Safe Schools: A Guide for School Leaders, Teachers, Counselors and Parents.

Do risky and antisocial youth behaviors relate to each other, or share a common origin?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.workplace violence against or by their employees. The employer should establish a workplace violence prevention program or incorporate the information into an existing accident prevention program, employee handbook, or manual of standard operating procedures.

It is critical to ensure that all employees know the policy and.