A tool for municipal leaders to build city infrastructure and take action to strengthen families and improve outcomes for children and youth in their communities.
Materials to support implementation of the Communities That Care system for community prevention.
An interactive mapping tool to locate federally supported youth programs in your community.
US Department of Justice strategic planning toolkit for communities to prevent youth violence.
Public and private funding resources for violence prevention programs.
A summary of cost outcome analysis for injury prevention programs.
An interactive tool for a community-driven strategic planning process for improving community health.
A summary of work that has been done to reframe youth violence in the media and recommendations for reframing.
Evidence-based tips to translate research results into action to build strong communities that support youth and their families.
Provides links to resources to make the case for prevention, sample blueprints and blueprints for implementing a youth violence prevention action plan.
Information on a community-wide approach to violence prevention including environmental and policy change strategies.
Safe Communities Safe Schools resources include pre-planning, planning, action, and programming guides.
Pointers for using social media tools to reach audiences with health interventions.
Tools to assess bullying in your school, engage parents and youth, create policies and rules, build a safe environment, and educate students and school staff.
Resources, information, and strategies to determine how to prevent bullying in your community.
Resources to take action and prevent violence in your community.
Fact sheets and other resources for violence prevention.
Working with an empowerment evaluator tool.
Tools to measure the range of bullying experiences.
Tools from the Evaluation section of The Community Tool Box that detail how to evaluate community prevention efforts.
Resource guide that includes tools to assess violence-related beliefs, behaviors, and influences, as well as to evaluate programs to prevent youth violence.
Special report on disparities and state level data on participation, demand, and support for summer learning programs.
US Census Data.
Searchable database for population, housing, economic, and geographic information.
CDC child and adolescent health data such as access and utilization of healthcare including births, prenatal, and reproductive care.
CDC Compressed Mortality file data on the underlying cause of death.
Data analysis and extraction tool with access to over 20 datasets including the National Health Interview Study and the American Housing Survey. This tool has the ability to recode to customize federal, state, and local data.
Survey data collected from parents to improve the quality of health care for children and youth.
Crime-related statistics received from law enforcement agencies across the nation.
Indicators include data from national surveys of students, teachers, and principals.
CDC's interactive, online database that provides fatal and nonfatal injury, violent death, and cost of injury data.
Includes 16 indicators of child well-being across each state, organized by economic well-being, health, education, and family and community. This data center allows visitors to view national, congressional district, county, school district and city data from across the country and create customizable profiles, maps, and rankings.
OJJDP Statistical Briefing Book provides victim and offender data.
This tool enables users to locate resources and incidents of crime and delinquency and other social indicators, visualize the data, and perform complex location-based analysis.
Searchable database of key variables for consideration in developing health education and communication efforts to ensure diverse audiences receive critical public health messages that are accessible, understandable, and timely.
Pre-formatted reports and interactive tables that can be used to create customized reports of health-risk behaviors that contribute to death and disability among youth.
Measure, document, and monitor adolescent violence prevention, identify risk and protective factors, and report on promising intervention strategies.
NIJ anti-gang strategies that address assessment, prevention, intervention, and suppression.
Guidance for communities that are considering how to address a youth gang problem.
Guidance for planning and implementing youth crime and violence prevention strategies.
Tool for youth-serving organizations to facilitate the integration of youth development concepts into policies and programs.
Approaches and recommendations to build quality in summer learning programs.
Changing cultural and social norms that support violence prevention.
Community profiles of health equity.
Information about perpetrators and victims, prevention and intervention programs and strategies, statistics, and additional resources.
Program and city-level strategies to support engaging older youth in out-of-school activities.
Searchable database to find evidence-based programs.
One brief in a series on the evidence for preventing interpersonal and self-directed violence.
Develop and enhance social media skills among law enforcement agencies.
Study findings of out-of-school-time systems developed in six cities including strategies, activities, and financing.
Case study on how and why police and community builders have become more involved in cooperative efforts to prevent crime and blight.
A guide for implementing evidence-based prevention and intervention programs.
Preventing violence by developing life skills in children and adolescents.
Preventing violence by reducing the availability and use of alcohol.
A report on preventing violence through the development of nurturing relationships between children and their parents and caregivers.
Information sheets on designing a safe school plan.
Searchable registry of evidence-based programs and practices supporting mental health promotion, substance abuse prevention, and mental health and substance abuse treatment.
Research and evaluation of school safety efforts.
Case scenarios and analyses for translating emerging research and program practice into action steps for practitioners in pediatric care settings.
Case scenarios and analyses for translating emerging research and program practice into action steps for schools to design and implement programs that meet the needs of children and youth exposed to violence.
Publication illustrates innovations, emerging and established trends in early childhood, education, afterschool care, youth in transition, youth violence prevention, family economic success, community wellness, youth civic engagement, and local infrastructure for children, youth, and families.
A summary of the UNITY agenda for preventing violence in urban communities and tools cities need to prevent violence.
A database of abstracts from published studies that have measured the effectiveness of interventions to prevent violence.
Systematic reviews of violence prevention and other efforts to address:
•Which program and policy interventions have been proven effective?
•Are there effective interventions that are right for my community?
•What do the interventions cost and how likely is the return on investment?
WHO's overview of briefings based on literature reviews and examinations of scientific evidence for the effectiveness of interventions to prevent interpersonal and self-directed violence.
Fact sheet on male victimization and mortality risk and protective factors.
OJJDP study on community correlates of rural youth violence.
CDC Injury Center Youth Violence Prevention resources.
OJJDP study on predictors of youth violence.
OJJDP study on delinquency prevention for girls.
Report on trends in high school drop out and completion rates from 1972–2008.
The impact of exposure to violence in the development of children as well as the environmental and family factors that may provide a buffer and prevent or reduce the impact of exposure to violence.
Data on violent behaviors among adolescent females.
Chapter 2 of the World Report on Violence and Health - youth violence, indicators and prevention tools.
Surgeon General's report on youth violence. Chapter 4 addresses risk factors for youth violence.
CDC resource for youth violence risk and protective factors.
Research literature and resources on the causes and prevention of violence, particularly youth violence.
This publication provides an in-depth account of the experiences of transgender students.
A study conducted in the United Kingdom exploring the impact of bystander mental health in bullying situations.
A compilation of three studies exploring the connections between bullying/peer victimization, school engagement, and the school outcomes of attendance and achievement.
A study examining the relationship between sexual orientation and past-year reports of bullying victimization and perpetration.
A guide describing the normal physical, cognitive, emotional and social, sexual, identity formation, and spiritual changes that happen during adolescence and how adults can promote healthy development.