Rhode Island Resource Directory

A Guide to Services Associated with RI 2-1-1

Youth Violence Prevention

Code: FN-1500.9700

Programs that attempt to reduce the incidence of violent acts committed by youth on the streets, in the schools or in other settings through a variety of educational interventions which may focus on children of various ages, parents, people who work with families, the schools, health care providers, law enforcement officials and/or the community at large. The program may provide information about model/promising prevention and intervention programs and crisis response strategies; descriptions of the risk factors associated with youth violence; research including statistics on violence committed by and against children and teens; outreach; and/or presentations that may be tailored for a variety of audiences.

See Also:

Bullying Prevention (FN-1500.1000)

Juvenile Delinquency Prevention (FN-1500.3600)

Gang Programs (FN-2300)