If we want more evidence-based practice, we need more practice-based evidence.*

If we want more evidence-based practice, we need more practice-based evidence.*

Website on Violence Prevention

Family Violence Prevention Fund                                                

383 Rhode Island Street,Suite 304                                         San Francisco CA 94103-5133

Web Site: http://www.fvpf.org

A newsletter called "Health   Alert:Strenghtening the Health Care System's Response to Domestic Violence" is available from them.
National Crime Prevention Council http://www.ncpc.org/10adu1.htm
The National Crime Prevention Council provides some tips on how to prepare children for a safe back-to-school experience. Other features related to education, such as making schools safer and stopping school violence.
Center for the Prevention of School Violence http://www.ncs.edu/cpsv/   This site offers information, program assistance, and research on school violence prevention. The "Safe Schools Pyramid" offers prevention programs such as "School Resource Officers," "law-related education," and "conflict management and peer mediation." Links to the center's publications provide current information on center activities.
Violence in the Schools http://education.indiana.edu/cas/tt/v2i3/v2i3toc.html
This issue of "Teacher Talk" focuses on ways to manage student disruptions. Under "Interventions," click on "Respect" and "Tips for Creating a Peaceful Classroom" for simple steps educators can take to ensure a friendlier and more productive relationship with all students.
Making a Good Start http://www.ascd.org/readingroom/edupdate/1997/1sep.html
This article by Jamie Sawatzky (one of ASCD's Web Wonders contributors) surveys several teachers on how to set up a positive classroom environment. Jamie also lists many ASCD resources on classroom management and discipline, including two books: *The First Days of School: How to Be an Effective Teacher,* by Harry K. Wong and Rosemary Tripi Wong (1997). Stock no. 397224. Price: $29.95; and *As Tough As Necessary: Countering Violence, Aggression, and Hostility in Our Schools,* by Richard Curwin and Allen Mendler (1997). Stock no. 197017. Price: $12.95 (ASCD members); $15.95 (nonmembers).

VincentWeb (Violence and Injury Control through Education, Networking and Training)

http://www.sph.unc.edu/vincentweb

 








Continuing education units are available from the UNC School of Public Health and the Society for Public Health Education for a modest fee.
The course features materials presented during the June 1997 videoconference, "Getting Started in Injury Control and Violence Prevention," in a web-based format that expands upon and supplements the televised program. Contributors include Sue Mallonee, Mark Rosenberg, Carol Runyan, Steve Teret, Janice Yuwiler, Jackie Moore, and Bob Parker.
This course is intended to help local-level practitioners begin the process of developing an injury prevention efforts. Though it is geared primarily to newcomers to the field, there are many elements that would be useful to people with injury control experience. Visit VincentWeb at:
The Canadian National Clearinghouse on Family Violence.  http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/hppb/familyviolence/index.html For a listing of their publications go to their web page and click on "order form".

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Violence Epidemiology Branch
1600 Clifton Road, NE
Atlanta, GA 30333 http://www.cdc.gov/

Gathers and disseminates current information on violence and health. Responds to requests from the general public and health professionals.

Family Violence: Emerging Programs for Battered Mothers and their Children.   Book describes 29 programs that demonstrate intervention and prevention strategies that work at the community level. From the David and Lucile Packard Foundation and others. Contact: National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (702) 784-6012.

Preventing Sexaul Asssaul

http://www.metrac.org

JAMA NetSight  Web Resources About Domestic Violence.  

http://www.ama-assn.org/ama/pub/article/3216-6827.htm 

 

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