Moore K, Stratford B, Caal S, Hanson C, Hickman S, Temkin D, Schmitz H, Thompson J, Horton S, Shaw A. 2015. Preventing violence: A review of research, evaluation, gaps, and opportunities (rev.). Bethesda, MD: Child Trends, 137 pp., brief (8 pp.).
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This report summarizes a review of research and evaluation studies, as well as promising and proven interventions, to identify programs, policies, and practices that can contribute to reducing high levels of violence in the United States. Contents include information about violence trends; a theoretical framework; individual-, family-, school-, and community- and societal-level factors related to violence; and intervention approaches by sector. Topics include cumulative risk, programs and policies, research issues, and proven programs by target age.
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Keywords: Interdisciplinary approach, Intervention, Model programs, Policy development, Program evaluation, Research, Risk factors, Trends, Violence prevention