Anti-violence initiative at work in Allegheny County
- Needed: a new approach to US violence. Kurlander, Gabrielle // Christian Science Monitor;11/7/97, Vol. 89 Issue 241, p19
Opinion. Discusses the prevention of violence in the United States in 1997. The changing nature of violence; The historical context of violence in the US; The significance of violence in communities where economic and social development has stopped; How programs must recognize that true nature...
- Alternatives to violence. // Children Today;1994, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p14
Reprints an article from `Dialogue,' Volume Two, Number 1, Spring 1994, which is a publication of the Institute for Mental Health Initiatives. Discussion of alternatives to violence; Conflict resolution; The influence of role models and culture; Comments on `Shindler's List' and confronting a...
- Violently ill. H.L.N. // Hastings Center Report;May/Jun91, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p4
Reports on public health measures recommended by Deborah Prothrow-Stith at the Harvard University School of Public Health for preventing violence. Violence as learned behavior.
- Forum on youth violence in minority communities: Setting ... Houk, Vernon N.; Warren, Rueben C. // Public Health Reports;May/Jun91, Vol. 106 Issue 3, p225
Presents information on Forum on Youth Violence in Minority Communities: Setting the Agenda for Prevention. Four steps are of immediate importance in moving from analysis to action in the field of violence prevention; Three factors on the absence of useful guidance; Purpose of the forum;...
- The prevention of minority youth violence must begin ... Roper, William L. // Public Health Reports;May/Jun91, Vol. 106 Issue 3, p229
Presents an opening key note address on the Forum on Youth Violence in Minority Communities: Setting the Agenda for Prevention. An analysis of mortality data published in December 1990 by the Centers for Disease Control; Youth homicide rates in the United States; Three themes on preventing...
- Violence is a greater killer of children than diseases. Novello, Antonia C. // Public Health Reports;May/Jun91, Vol. 106 Issue 3, p231
Discusses violence among young people in minority communities in United States. Why neglect of children is comparable to violence; Questions related to combat violence.
- Charge to the participants: From analysis to action. Rosenberg, Mark L. // Public Health Reports;May/Jun91, Vol. 106 Issue 3, p233
Presents the authors outline the six steps for the prevention of violence among youth at highest risk. Important activities in the working groups and its principle.
- Panel discussion 1: Lessons learned--The community experience. Mitchell, Mark; Prothrow-Sith, Deborah // Public Health Reports;May/Jun91, Vol. 106 Issue 3, p237
Presents abstracts adapted from the presentation of the first panel discussion of the Forum on Youth Violence in Minority Communities: Setting the Agenda for Prevention held in Atlanta, Georgia. Success and setbacks of community violence prevention programs; Lessons learned; Prevention of...
- Panel discussion 2: Funding of community interventions to ... Foege, William H.; Green, Lawrence W. // Public Health Reports;May/Jun91, Vol. 106 Issue 3, p242
Presents informations on how to develop a public-private partnership to facilitate a planned, long term funding effort for violence prevention in minority communities. Key to making prevention efforts work; First step in increasing change.
- Reports of the working groups: Application of principle ... // Public Health Reports;May/Jun91, Vol. 106 Issue 3, p244
Presents an excerpt from the background paper prepared for `Youth Violence in Minority Communities: A Forum on Setting Agenda for Prevention,' dated December 10-12, 1990 in Atlanta, Georgia.