Crime The National Institute of Justice's Crime website is meant to help practitioners and policymakers understand what works in justice-related programs and practices.Included on Crime is relevant program and topical information pertaining to youth violence and prevention.
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By Dating violence can happen to any teen in a romantic, dating, or sexual relationship, anytime, anywhere. Learn how to prevent teen dating violence and to promote healthy relationships with CDC’s online resources.
Background Did you know that in a recent national survey, 1 in 10 teens reported being hit or physically hurt on purpose by a boyfriend or girlfriend at least once in the 12 months before the survey?
Dating violence is controlling, abusive, and aggressive behavior in a romantic relationship. It can include verbal, emotional, physical, or sexual abuse, or a combination.
National Forum on Youth Violence Prevention Established in 2010, the National Forum on Youth Violence Prevention is a network of communities and federal agencies that work together, share information and build local capacity to prevent and reduce youth and gang violence.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): Youth Violence The CDC's Youth Violence page presents publications, data, and additional information concerning violence among youths and the prevention of such violence.
Coordinating Council on Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention The Council's primary functions are to coordinate federal juvenile delinquency prevention programs, federal programs and activities that detain or care for unaccompanied juveniles, and federal programs relating to missing and exploited children.
Access to health services, such as systems created for injury-related care, ranging from prehospital and acute care to rehabilitation, can reduce the consequences of injuries, including death and long-term disability. Chapter 1 in Injury and violence prevention: Behavioral science theories, methods, and applications (pp 1-16).
While not included as objectives in Healthy People 2020, there are several emerging issues in injury and violence prevention that need further research, analysis, and monitoring.
Back to Top Numerous determinants (factors) can affect the risk of unintentional injury and violence.