Violence Prevention: General Resources

CDC Workplace Violence Prevention for Nurses
A course to help healthcare workers better understand the scope and nature of violence in the healthcare workplace.
CDC Injury Prevention & Control
This division of the CDC's Violence Prevention provides resources to prevent violence in various settings, including child abuse and neglect, elder abuse, and more.
Global Health Education Consortium's A Context for the Roots of Violence
This document explores the causes of violence and the effects of violence on community and individual health.
(Only CUGH members)
Healthy People 2020
A close look at the US Department of Health and Human Services' "Healthy People" objectives for the future from a public health perspective.
SAMHSA's Trauma-Informed Approach and Trauma-Specific Interventions
Six key principles of a trauma-informed approach and trauma-specific interventions to address trauma's consequences.
Patient Safety Systems
From the Joint Commission's Comprehensive Accreditation Manual for Hospitals, this resource provides a proactive approach to creating a patient-centered system that improves the quality of care and patient safety.
WHO Violence and Injury Prevention
Resources from the World Health Organization that provide an overview of violence prevention from a global perspective.
Violence Prevention: The Evidence
A set of briefings from the World Health Organization on what works to prevent interpersonal violence and self-directed violence.
Definition and Typology of Violence
A glossary of terms and an exploration of typology of violence from the Violence Prevention Alliance.
FBI Active Shooter Study
Study of Pre-Attack Behaviors of Active Shooters in the US between 2000 and 2013.


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