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Injury Specific Resources
- Hamilton Fish Institute on School and
Community Violence serves as a national resource to test the
effectiveness of school violence prevention methods and to develop more
- Alcohol-Related Injury and
Violence (ARIV) Project - The ARIV Project has three goals: 1) to
facilitate information exchange about ARIV; 2) to synthesize what is known
about ARIV; 3) and to disseminate that synthesis to those who are working to
reduce ARIV problems.
- The Pacific Center for Violence
Prevention's Firearm Literature Database contains bibliographic references to journal
articles, books, chapters, dissertations, conference papers and proceedings, reports, and
studies from lay and scholarly literature in a variety of disciplines.
- PreventingCrime.Org is providing Internet
access to what the New York Times calls "the most comprehensive study ever of crime
prevention," the University of Maryland's Congressionally-mandated study,
"Preventing Crime: What Works, What Doesn't, What's Promising." You can search
the full study online, or read the summary report by the National Institute of Justice.
- Child abuse
- Systematic Reviews of Childhood Injury Prevention Interventions (Harborview IPRC).
Violence - Systematic Reviews of Childhood Injury Prevention Interventions (Harborview IPRC).
- Division of Violence
Prevention in CDC's, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, focusing on
youth violence, family and intimate violence, suicide, and firearm injuries.
- Violence Policy Center (VPC) - VPC is a national
educational foundation working to reduce firearms violence in America.
- Violence Prevention Research
Center, University of California Davis
- Violence Prevention Coalition sponsored by the Los
Angeles County Department of Health Services and The State of California Department of
- The Pacific Center for Violence Prevention works to
prevent youth violence in California. Located at San Francisco General Hospital, the
Center serves as the policy headquarters for the Violence Prevention
Initiative sponsored by The California Wellness
- Center for the Study and
Prevention of Violence (CSPV), in the Institute of Behavioral Science
University of Colorado at Boulder, provides assistance to groups
committed to understanding and preventing violence, particularly adolescent
- ConflictNet (WWW) or ConflictNet (gopher).
- National Data Archive on Child Abuse and
- PAV*NET - Partnerships Against Violence
- Domestic violence resources
- Palo Alto Police
- Screening for violence
related injuries (clinical service guide).
- National Archive of Criminal
- Louisiana Programs and Projects for
Violence Prevention, maintained by the Louisiana State Department of Health &
Hospitals Office of Public Health Injury Research and Prevention Section.
- International Society for
Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect
- Child Abuse Prevention Network
- The Media Policy Clearinghouse from
Mediascope contains an extensive collection of
resources about violence and the media, including film, television, the Internet,
electronic interactive games and music. It includes years of Congressional testimony,
decades of academic research, numerous articles, books, papers from professional
organizations, reports and data on media policy in more than 40 countries, media literacy
resources, and MPAA ratings on films since 1992.
- The National Data Archive on Child Abuse and
Neglect (NDACAN) facilitates the secondary analysis of research data relevant to the
study of child abuse and neglect. By making data available to a larger number of
researchers, NDACAN seeks to provide a relatively inexpensive and scientifically
productive means for researchers to explore important issues in the child maltreatment
- An Inventory of Services
and Funding Sources for Programs Designed to Prevent Violence Against Women is
maintained by CDC.
- Summary reports and abstracts for the Multi-Site
Evaluation of Batterer Interventions Systems (funded by the Centers for
Disease Control) are now available from the
Addiction Training Institute.
- The Violence Against Women
Grants Office administers the Department of Justice's formula and discretionary grant
programs authorized by the Violence Against Women Act of 1994. Grant programs
emphasize enhanced delivery of services to women victimized by violence; strengthen
outreach efforts to minorities and disabled women.
- The Violence Against Women Resources Homepage is devoted to providing law, criminal
justice, advocacy, and social service professionals with up-to-date information on
interventions to stop violence against women. This site is a cooperative project of VAWGO - the Violence Against Women's
Grants Office, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice, and MINCAVA - the Minnesota Center Against
Violence & Abuse at the University of Minnesota.
- VAWnet HOME - National Online
Resource Center on Violence Against Women
OTHER INJURY SPECIFIC RESOURCES
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Author: Hank Weiss
MS, MPH, PhD Visiting
Co-WebMaster: Gerald McGwin Jr.
Initial posting:1/1/95, Acknowledgments
© 2003 Harold (Hank) Weiss