Violence Prevention Resources

"Trusting relationships between PMH nurses and individuals, families, and members of the community are essential elements in the effort to prevent most types of violence. Through these relationships, PMH nurses are positioned to be at the forefront of violence prevention efforts by assessing risk factors, providing counseling and education, and acting as role models while actively working to change cultural norms related to violence."
- APNA Position Paper: Violence Prevention (July 2016)

Click on the buttons below to find violence prevention resources gathered by psychiatric-mental health nurses and specific to each topic.

General Resources for Violence Prevention Resources for Violence Prevention in Inpatient and Emergency Settings
Resources for Preventing Suicide Resources for Violence Prevention in Schools and Youth Settings
Resources for Preventing Gun Violence Resources for Preventing Violence through Culture and Models of Care
Resources for Preventing Violence in the Workplace and Incivility Resources for Prevention of Violence against Intimate Partners, Women, and the Elderly
APNA Position Paper on Preventing Violence

 


Violence Prevention Task Force Members

Diane Allen, MN, RN-BC, NEA-BC
Eric Arauz, MA, MLER
Catherine Batscha, DNP, RN
Nina Beaman, EdD, MSN, CNE, RN-BC (PMH)
Carrie Carretta, PhD, APN-BC, AHN-BC, FPMHNP
Sattaria Dilks, DNP, APRN, PMHNP-BC
Carlie Frederick, APRN-PMHCNS, BC, CPNP
Kathleen Gaffney, APN, MSN, PMHCNS
Kristen Lambert, PhD, MSN, RN
Jeannine Loucks, MSN, RN-BC PMH
Ann Mitchell, PhD, RN, FAAN
Michael Polacek, MSN, RN-BC
Richard Ray, MS, RN, PMH-BC
Angela Retano, PMHNP-BC, RN, MA, MSN
Donna Rolin, PhD, APRN, PMHCNS-BC, PMHNP-BC
David Sharp, PhD, RN
Christine Tebaldi, MS, PMHNP-BC

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