YOUTH VIOLENCE RESOURCES

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Maryland teen plotted school attack with gun, bombs: police
" A bomb squad cleared three explosive devices and also found bomb tools and parts, the statement said.
The boy was sent for a psychiatric evaluation and is being held at a juvenile justice facility. He has been charged as a juvenile with several counts including possession of a destructive device, theft and a handgun violation."
Daily News, November 03, 2014.

Gunman at Washington state school targeted his cousins, relative says
"When a teenage gunman opened fire at students in a high school cafeteria in Washington state, a relative said, he was not shooting at random targets."
CNN, October 25, 2014.

Michigan boy dies after playground stabbing by 12–year–old
"KENTWOOD, Mich. (AP)—A 9–year–old boy repeatedly stabbed by a 12–year–old at a Michigan playground ran screaming to his home and collapsed bleeding on his porch before dying at a hospital a short time later, witnesses and police said Tuesday"
Associated Press, August 05, 2014.

  • Boy accused in fatal stabbing to have mental exam
    "'Arrest me,' the 12–year–old said to officers, putting his hands above his head, according to a Kentwood police report. 'I want to die. I'm tired of life.'"
    Associated Press, August 11, 2014.

Teacher Slaying Suspect in Court on new Assault Charge
"BOSTON (AP)—A Massachusetts teenager charged with killing his teacher last year after following her into a bathroom similarly followed a worker at a youth detention facility into a locker room last month before choking and beating her, prosecutors said Wednesday.
Philip Chism, 15, made sure he wasn't being watched, took off his footwear to muffle his footsteps, then crouched down as he made his way along a corridor before following the 29–year–old woman into the locker room at Metro Youth Services facility in Boston on June 2, prosecutor Mark Zanini told a judge in Boston Juvenile Court."
Associated Press, July 23, 2014.

3 Albuquerque Teens Held in Homeless Killings
"Both describe how all three covered their faces with black T–shirts before walking over to the victims, who were lying down. Then the trio allegedly used various objects to attack the men, including cinder blocks. According to the 15–year–old, they all took turns picking up cinder blocks over their heads and smashing them into the men's faces more than 10 times."
Herald–Journal News, July 20, 2014.

Teen Girls in Videotaped Beating of Woman Are Remorseless, Cop Says
ABC News, September 28, 2012

Best Practices of Youth Violence Prevention: A Sourcebook for Community Action
Community–oriented sourcebook from the Center for Disease Control, strategies for implementing youth violence intervention.

Experts Say Counseling, Not Boot Camps, Prevent Teen Violence
The Associated Press, October 16, 2004

Costs of Juvenile Violence: Policy Implications
Pediatrics, DOI: 10.1542/peds.107.1.e3 2001;107;e3, January 2001.

Animal Abuse & Youth Violence: A report by Frank R. Ascione, Ph.D., from the OJJDP's Juvenile Justice Bulletin, September 2001.

For Troubled Teen, There's No Escape
Legal Times, October 24, 2001

Stuck Between Cultures, Indian Youth Struggle With Violence, Dependency, Depression
The Associated Press, April 18, 2001

Young Killer's Pleas Went Unanswered
Indianapolis Star, April 26, 2001

Young Voices From The Cell
Time, May 20, 2001

Guide to Safe Schools
Joint guide from U.S. Dept. of Education and Dept. of Justice about school violence, for school personnel, parents, community members and others.

Hatred in the Hallways
Report from Human Rights Watch on violence and discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered students in U.S. schools. Includes info on coping with harassment and violence, educator inaction, role of school counselors, and legal standards.
Human Rights Watch, May, 2001.

Opposition Grows to Searches of Students
Los Angeles Times, June 19, 2001

Preventing Street Gang Violence
American Family Physician, April 15, 1999

Today's Victim Could Be Tomorrow's Predator
by Andrew Vachss from Parade, June 3, 1990

Serious, Violent and Habitual Juvenile Offenders
Speech given by Andrew Vachss at an Office of Juvenile Justice & Delinquency Prevention workshop, Jan. – Feb. 1983.

Learning From Littleton
Excerpt from a conversation between Andrew Vachss and Fiona Morgan, Salon.com staff writer.
Salon.com, April 27, 1999.

Child Abuse: A Ticking Bomb
by Andrew Vachss, Change: A Juvenile Justice Quarterly, Vol. V, No. 3, 1982.

The Life–Style Violent Juvenile
by Andrew Vachss, 5/1 Change 10, 1981

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COMMENTARY and OPINION

"Dress Up Day" by Andrew Vachss
From Everybody Pays, a collection of short stories by Andrew Vachss.

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ORGANIZATIONS/AGENCIES
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Center for the Prevention of School Violence
1801 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-1801
Phone: (919) 733-3338
Toll-free: 1-800-299-6054
http://test.ncdjjdp.org/cpsv/resource_room.html

DOJ Youth Violence Prevention Program
U.S. Dept. of Justice
810 Seventh Street NW
Washington, DC 20531
Phone: 202-514-2000
http://ojp.gov/programs/yvp_prevention.htm

National Youth Gang Center
Institute for Intergovernmental Research
P.O. Box 12729
Tallahassee, FL 32317
Phone: (850) 385-0600
www.iir.com/nygc/

Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP)
810 Seventh Street, NW
Washington, DC 20531
Phone: (202) 307-5911
http://www.ojjdp.gov/
The OJJDP is the office of the U.S. Department of Justice responsible for working with states and communities to develop programs to prevent and control juvenile delinquency.

Office of Safe and Drug Free Schools
U.S. Department of Education
Washington, D.C. 20202
Phone: (202) 260-3954
www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/osdfs/

Preventing Youth Violence
FindYouthInfo.gov
Phone: 1-877-231-7843
E-mail: FindYouthInfo@air.org
www.findyouthinfo.gov/youth-topics/preventing-youth-violence

Safe Schools Coalition
2124 Fourth Ave.
Seattle, WA 98121
Toll-free: 1-866-HF-ZONE-1 (430-6631)
www.safeschoolscoalition.org
Educating and advocating for schools free of bullying, harrassment, and violence based on sexual orientation.

Veto Violence
http://vetoviolence.cdc.gov/index.html
"VetoViolence.cdc.gov has been developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to provide grantees and partners with access to training and tools that focus on the primary prevention of violence. The portal includes free training, program planning resources, and an on–line application for the creation of success stories."

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CHILD ABUSE
  > Child Neglect
  > Emotional Abuse
  > Physical Abuse
  > Sexual Abuse
    > Corporal Punishment
CHILD ADVOCACY ORGS
CHILD CARE
CHILD LABOR
CHILD PORNOGRAPHY
  > U.S. Reporting Agencies
  > Int'l Reporting Agencies
CHILD SAFETY
  > Internet Safety
  > Latchkey Children
CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE
  > Child Sex Tourism
  > Corporal Punishment
  > Intrafamilial (Incest)
  > Male Victims Journal
        References

  > Prostituted Children
CHILDREN AND MEDICATION
  > for "ADHD"
  > for "Behavioral Disorders"
  > for "Early Puberty"
  > for Depression
  > "Chemical Restraints"
CIRCLE OF TRUST ABUSE ARTICLES/MEDIA REPORTS
  > Circle of Trust Abuse Resources
CONSCRIPTED CHILDREN:— aka "Child Soldiers"
CONTACT LEGISLATORS
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE (US)
  > Domestic Violence (Int'l)
  > Disabled Abuse
  > Elder Abuse
DONATIONS/VOLUNTEERS
"FALSE ALLEGATIONS"
  > Memory Repression
        and/or Recovery

FOSTER CARE
  > Adoption
GENOCIDE
HATE CRIMES
  > Wartime Rape
HEALTH CARE
  > Female Genital Mutilation
HIV and AIDS (US)
  > HIV and AIDS (Int'l)
  > Pediatric HIV and AIDS
HOTLINES (US)
HOTLINES (Int'l)
HUMAN TRAFFICKING
  > Bonded Labor
  > Exploitation of Immigrants
        by Traffickers/Employers

  > Human Organ Trafficking
INFANT ABANDONMENT (U.S.)
> Infant Abandonment (Int'l)
JUVENILE JUSTICE (US)
  > Juvenile Justice (Int'l)
  > Juvenile Corrections
  > Juveniles Tried/Sentenced
        as Adults

LEGAL RESOURCES
LESBIAN, GAY, BI and
  TRANSGENDER

  > Articles & Commentary
MENTAL HEALTH
  > Anxiety Related Disorders
  > Crisis Intervention
  > Depression
  > Dissociative Disorders
  > Eating Disorders (U.S.)
  > Eating Disorders (Int'l)
  > Erotomania
  > Munchausen's Syndrome
        by Proxy

  > Self Injury
  > Substance Abuse (U.S.)
  > Substance Abuse (Int'l)
  > Traumatic Stress Disorders
  > Trichotillomania
        (Hair Pulling)

MISSING CHILDREN
  > Parental Abduction
PAIN MANAGEMENT
PARENTING RESOURCES
  > Corporal Punishment
  > Teen/Young Adult Parents
PETS/ASSISTANCE ANIMALS
  > Abuse and Domestic Violence
  > Abuse: Diagnostic Indicators
  > Animal Companionship
  > Animal Rescue and
        Rehabilitation

  > Animals for Comfort
        Therapy and Court Escorts

  > Assistance/Therapy Training
RISK TO YOUTH
  >Bullying
  >Online Suicides
SEX OFFENDERS
SEXUAL ASSAULT
  > Acquaintance/Date Rape
  > Drug-Facilitated Rape
  > Prison Rape
  > "Rape Culture"
  > Rape as a Weapon of War
  > Sexual Harassment
STALKING
THEOCRACY AS FASCISM
UN CONVENTION ON THE
   RIGHTS OF THE CHILD

VICTIM RESOURCES
  > Resources for Coping
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