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Evidence-Based Resource Summary

Strength of Evidence: 
4 out of 4
4 out of 4
Year Published: 
2005

Violence: School-Based Programs

Description of Resource: 
The Community Preventive Services Task Force recommends universal, school-based programs to prevent or reduce violent behavior. Programs to reduce violence are designed to teach all students in a given school or grade about the problem of violence and its prevention or about 1 or more of the following topics or skills intended to reduce aggressive or violent behavior: emotional self-awareness, emotional control, self-esteem, positive social skills, social problem solving, conflict resolution, or team work. In this review, violence refers to both victimization and perpetration.

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Developed By: 
Community Preventive Services Task Force
Developer Type: 
Non-Federal Government
Healthy People 2020 Topic Area(s): 
Adolescent Health
Educational and Community-Based Programs
Injury and Violence Prevention
Healthy People 2020 Objectives: 
Resource Type: 
Citation: 
The Community Guide [Internet]. Violence: School-Based Programs. c2005– [cited 2017 Feb 13]. Available from: https://www.thecommunityguide.org/content/violence-school-based-programs