Violence Prevention

Programs and Services

New Violence Prevention Resources

  • Working Group Report on Child Maltreatment Prevention in Community Health Centers
    This report identifies and recommends public health strategies and interventions based on the best available science to prevent child maltreatment and to promote positive parenting practices within the context of behavioral health integration at community health centers.

  • ACT Raising Safe Kids Program training workshops
    Check for training workshops at a site near you.

  • Rethink/Ideal Card (PDF, 435KB)
    Download materials about resolving conflicts and what to do when you're angry.

  • Magination Press
    APA's books to help children/teens deal with a variety of challenges and concerns.

Violence Prevention Study Summaries

  • Children, Youth and Violence
    Parent's use of physical punishment increases violent behavior among youth.

  • Media Violence
    Early exposure to TV violence predicts aggression in adulthood.

  • Intimate Partner Violence
    Information on domestic violence, emotion coaching and child adjustment.

  • Elder Abuse
    Information on the prevalence and incidence, demographics and how this relates to the ACT Against Violence Program.

Important Publications