Violence Prevention: In Schools and Youth Settings

Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)
A CDC-Kaiser ACE study on the impact of childhood experiences on future violence victimization and perpetration as well as lifelong health.
Burgeoning Directions for the Prevention of Youth Violence
Addresses risk and protective factors that affect violence among urban youth to inform prevention and treatment.
Violence and violence prevention: New roles for child and adolescent mental health practitioners
Explores the prevalence of youth violence exposure and ways mental health practitioners can provide support.
Primary Prevention Interventions for Reducing School Violence
Assesses the effects of primary prevention interventions to reduce school violence.
Educational and Skills-based Interventions for Preventing Relationship and Dating Violence in Adolescents and Young Adults
A review of the efficacy of educational and skills-based interventions designed to prevent violence in adolescents.
School-Based Violence Prevention Programs
A literature review of research on school violence and prevention programs.
The Neurodevelopmental Impact of Violence in Childhood
Examining the impact of violence and fear on the development of a child.
Cyberbullying Research Center
A collection of resources that includes information about the prevalence, applicable laws, prevention, and more.
Early Childhood Consultation Partnership
Provides early childhood mental health promotion, prevention and intervention services to children at risk of expulsion from care/education settings due to behavioral and mental health concerns.
Crime Violence and Your Child
Information from about the impact of childhood exposure to violence.
Relationship of Childhood Abuse and Household Dysfunction to Many of the Leading Causes of Death in Adults
An ACE study on relationship of health risk behavior in adulthood to childhood exposure to emotional, physical, or sexual abuse.
Youth Violence Prevention
An exploration of different risk factors in youth violence, including media consumption and exposure, culture, ethnicity, and race.
Preventing Violence by Developing Life Skills in Children and Adolescents
This briefing focuses on the evidence for interventions to prevent interpersonal and self-directed violence.
Violent Behavior in Children and Adolescents
An overview of the risk factors, behavioral range, interventions, and other aspects of violent behavior in children and adolescents.
CDC Resource List: Youth Violence Prevention
Includes resources on bullying, coping with stress, and preventative measures.
National Centers of Excellence in Youth Violence Prevention
A listing of available centers for the prevention of youth violence.
Nurses Stop Bullying Toolkit
A toolkit designed for nurse leaders that focuses on bullying and incivility.
Resources for Child Trauma
Collected resources from the National Child Traumatic Stress Network.
Lives in the Balance
Dr. Ross Greene's guide to changing the conversation about (and with) behaviorally challenging children.
Bullying Is a 'Serious Public Health Problem,' Says New Report; Evidence-Based Approaches to Prevent Bullying and its Harm Could Have a Dramatic Effect on Children's Well-Being and Development
Press release from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine about bullying as a public health problem.
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