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Center for Human Reliability Studies: Workplace Violence
Designated a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Center of Excellence in 1986, the Center for Human Reliability Studies (CHRS) at the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) provides technical and programmatic support to several DOE offices, including the Office of Security and the Office of Health Programs. CHRS focuses on helping DOE provide the highest quality products, the most reliable workforce, and a safe working environment in several areas related to: Human Reliability, Personnel Security, Occupational Medicine, and Workplace Violence.
Center for the Prevention of School Violence
Established in 1993 as one of the nation's first state school safety centers, the North Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention - Center for the Prevention of School Violence serves as a resource center and "think tank" for efforts that promote safer schools and foster positive youth development. The Center's efforts in support of safer schools are directed at understanding the problems of school violence and developing solutions to them.
CSPV Center for Study and Prevention of Violence. Info on violence prevention.
Violence in America has reached epidemic proportions. Today, all Americans are touched directly or indirectly by violent acts. In response, the Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence (CSPV) was founded in 1992 with a grant from the Carnegie Corporation of New York to provide informed assistance to groups committed to understanding and preventing violence, particularly adolescent violence. Since that time, our mission has expanded to encompass violence across the life course.
ED/OESE - Safe and Drug-Free Schools Program
The Safe and Drug-Free Schools Program is the Federal government's primary vehicle for reducing drug, alcohol and tobacco use, and violence, through education and prevention activities in our nation's schools.
Family Violence Prevention Fund
The Family Violence Prevention Fund is the nation's foremost expert on domestic violence, advocating to improve public policies, including those that support battered immigrant women, working with health care providers and employers to identify and aid victims of abuse, helping communities support children from violent homes, training judges to help all victims of abuse, and showing Americans how to help end domestic violence.
Guidelines for Workplace Violence Prevention Programs
(While this material is a bit dated, it comes from The National Security Institute - "...the premier Internet resource for the security professional".)
Join Together Online - Helping you reduce Substance Abuse and Gun Violence
Join Together has long been a pioneer in using the Internet to support people working on these issues. Every month, half a million documents are viewed by users of this site, subscribers to our email news service, and visitors to websites in our syndication network.
M A V I A | Mothers Against Violence in America
MAVIA is dedicated to preventing violence by and against children through education, outreach and advocacy. Founded in 1994, MAVIA is a national leader in the field of violence prevention.
Minnesota Center Against Violence and Abuse Home Page
The Center’s purpose is to support education, research and access to information on violence-related topics. This Electronic Clearinghouse provides resources for professionals, researchers, and survivors. We post bibliographies, syllabi, links to resources on a variety of violence-related topics, scholarly papers and reports, and education and training resources.
National School Safety Center
To serve as a catalyst and advocate for the prevention of school crime and violence by providing information and resources and identifying strategies and promising programs which support safe schools for school children worldwide.
NCJRS: More Issues - Workplace Crime
(PDF files and such relative to workplace crime. From NCJRS - National Criminal Justice Reference Service.)
NCPC: The National Crime Prevention Council
NCPC's Mission is to enable people to create safer and more caring communities by addressing the causes of crime and violence and reducing the opportunities for crime to occur.
OSHA Workplace Violence
Workplace violence has emerged as an important safety and health issue in today's workplace. Its most extreme form, homicide, is the third leading cause of fatal occupational injury in the United States. According to the BLS Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries (CFOI), there were 674 workplace homicides in 2000, accounting for 11% of the total 5,915 fatal work injuries in the United States1. Environmental conditions associated with workplace assaults have been identified and control strategies implemented in a number of work settings. OSHA has developed guidelines and recommendations to reduce worker exposures to this hazard but is not initiating rulemaking at this time. (See Workplace Violence Initiative
also from Occupational Safety & Health Administration).
Peace Games is an innovative violence prevention program that empowers elementary school students to be peacemakers. The unique Peace Games approach uses cooperative games and community service activities to teach students how to create their own safe schools. Peace Games has opportunities for volunteers and AmeriCorps members to teach.
PREVLINE: Prevention Online, National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information- NCADI
The National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information's (NCADI) PREVLINE is one of the largest repositories of science based substance abuse prevention, education and policy information on the Internet. Access and order thousands of free federal documents, streaming video and audio, searchable databases, statistical reports and briefs, fact sheets, press releases, e-books, daily news updates and forums. Topics include alcohol (abuse, dependence and alcoholism), tobacco (Synar, cessation, prevention) and illicit illegal drugs (addiction, treatment and health effects).
School Violence Prevention
In FY 1999, the U.S. Congress appropriated $40 million to fund a program for the prevention of violence in schools. CMHS was one of three Federal agencies authorized to design and implement the program, known as the Safe Schools/Healthy Students Initiative.
Search Institute is an independent, nonprofit, nonsectarian organization whose mission is to advance the well-being of adolescents and children by generating knowledge and promoting its application. To accomplish this mission, the institute generates, synthesizes, and communicates new knowledge, convenes organizational and community leaders, and works with state and national organizations.
TCC -- Teens, Crime, and the Community
TCC is a national program all about teens getting involved in crime prevention to make themselves safer and their communities stronger. Since 1985, TCC has helped young people across the United States make a difference.