YOUTH VIOLENCE RESOURCES

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

Adolescent Assault Victim Needs: A Review of Issues and a Model Protocol
Physical and emotional problems for victims of youth violence, model protocols from the American Academy of Pediatrics.

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

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.

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

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

For Troubled Teen, There's No Escape
Legal Times, October 24, 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. Released May, 2001. Includes info on coping with harassment and violence, educator inaction, role of school counselors, and legal standards.

Healthy Families Virginia: A State Initiative that Contributes to the Prevention of Youth Violence
Testimony by Professor Galano before Congress regarding Healthy Families Virginia as a pre-emptive strike against child abuse and youth violence.

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

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

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

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

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

State Responses to Serious and Violent Juvenile Crime
Report from the National Criminal Justice Reference Service which documents and analyzes national changes in the handling of serious and violent juvenile offenders from 1992 to 1995. [PDF]

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

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

The Vortex of Violence: How Children Adapt & Survive in a Violent World
Research from the Child Trauma Academy regarding young people and violence.

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

Young Voices From The Cell
Time, May 20, 2001

Youth Violence: A Report of the Surgeon General
Full text of the Surgeon General's Report on Youth Violence available online.

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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
www.cpsv.org

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

National Youth Violence Prevention Resource Center
P.O. Box 6003
Rockville, MD 20849-6003
TTY Toll-free: 1-800-243-7012
Toll-free: 1-866-SAFEYOUTH (723-3968)
www.safeyouth.org
The National Youth Violence Prevention Resource Center (NYVPRC) was established as a central source of information on prevention and intervention programs, publications, research, and statistics on violence committed by and against children and teens.

Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP)
810 Seventh Street, NW
Washington, DC 20531
Phone: (202) 307-5911
ojjdp.ncjrs.org
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/

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.

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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
  > Circle of Trust Articles
  > Circle of Trust Resources
  > Corporal Punishment
  > Intrafamilial (Incest)
  > Male Victims Journal
        References

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CHILD SOLDIERS
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CONTACT LEGISLATORS
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE (US)
  > Domestic Violence (Int'l)
  > Disabled Abuse
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DONATIONS/VOLUNTEERS
"FALSE ALLEGATIONS"
  > Memory Repression
        and/or Recovery

FOSTER CARE
  > Adoption
HATE CRIMES
  > Wartime Rape
HEALTH CARE
  > Female Genital Mutilation
  > Munchausen's Syndrome
        by Proxy

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
  > 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
SEX OFFENDERS
SEXUAL ASSAULT
  > Acquaintance/Date Rape
  > Drug-Facilitated Rape
  > Prison Rape
  > "Rape Culture"
  > Rape as a Weapon of War
  > Sexual Harassment
STALKING
UN CONVENTION ON THE
   RIGHTS OF THE CHILD

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  > Resources for Coping
YOUTH VIOLENCE
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