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Taking the Bully by the Horns
A website by Kathy Noll and Dr. Jay Carter who ar helping kids deal with bullies, self-esteem and youth violence.
Found at:http://members.aol.com/kthynoll/bully.htm

Family Education Network
The Family Education Company's mission is to help parents help their children succeed. They provide parents with the information and resources they need to actively participate in their children's learning process.
Found at:
http://www.familyeducation.com

Guide to Safe Schools. A: U.S. Department of Education
A government document designed for parents, school personnel and community members identifies early indicators of potentially dangerous student behaviors. Download material in either PDF or HTML formats.
Found at: http://www.ed.gov/offices/OSERS/OSEP/earlywrn.html

An Overview of Strategies to Reduce School Violence: Clearinhouse on Urban Education
Looks at one of America's most pressing concerns -- youth violence in schools, dispelling myths and bringing facts to light. Read about government, community and school-district initiatives to prevent crime.
Found at:
http://eric-web.tc.columbia.edu/digests/dig115.html

School Safety/Societal Violence/Campus Order: California Public Schools
An article for parents offers in-depth information about the frequency and likelihood of violence in schools, providing statistics and pointing out what districts are doing to develop safe environments.
Found at:
http://www.calschools.csba.org/safety.html

Violence and Discipline Problems in U.S. PublicSchools: National Center for Education Statistics
This comprehensive report examines the incidence of crimes and percentage of schools reporting violence, also delivering stats on frequency as well as disciplinary action taken by educational institutions.
Found at:
http://nces.ed.gov/pubs98/violence/

About Violence Among Youth: Centers for Disease Control
Get the facts behind youth violence and epidemic school shootings. This article relates statistics and addresses actions taken by the CDC to prevent deadly behavior in America's youth.
Found at:
http://www.cdc.gov/od/oc/media/fact/violence.htm

Gun Violence and Children: Policy.com
An article from Policy.com questions the dynamics behind the ever-increasing school shootings, exploring the role of society and home. Join an interactive bulletin board to start a discussion on youth violence.
Found at:
http://www.policy.com/issuewk/98/0525

Media Literacy
From the national PTA's Web site, a number of links and resources for parents, teachers and citizens dealing with the issues of violence in media.
Found at:
http://www.pta.org//programs/viewlibr.htm

U.S. Kids
U.S. Kids is a television series made by and for children. They also have a outreach program to help counter what they claim are the harmful effects of television and other media violence on young people.
Found at:
http://www.axsamer.org/~uskidstv/

National Coalition of Television Violence
National Coalition of Television Violence is an organization that aims to educate parents about the effects on television violence on their children, and provide resources dealing with it.
Found at:
http://www.nctvv.org/

Children and TV Violence
The ParenthoodWeb offers an overview of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry's work on the effect of television violence on children. Links to a discussion board for parents.
Found at:
http://www.parenthoodweb.com/parent_cfmfiles/pros.cfm?n=247

YouthInfo: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
A resource for parents promotes a better understanding of today's youths. It's filled with reports, publications, speeches and additional resources to help teens make a safe passage into adulthood.
Found at:
http://youth.os.dhhs.gov

People & Society: Crime: Prevention


Fight Crime: Invest in Kids
Citizens believing that investments in children will help them get the right start in life, enabling them to become contributing members of society.
Found at:
http://www.fightcrime.org/

News & Media: Television: Industry


TV Parental Guidelines
Cautionary help for parents wanting to supervise their kids' TV viewing.
Found at:
http://www.tvguidelines.org/

Talking With Kids About Tough Issues: Home Page
Talking With Kids About Tough Issues: sex, sexuality, AIDS, violence, drugs, alcohol.
Found at:
http://www.talkingwithkids.org/

Ten Things Kids Can Do To Stop Violence
Self, Home, and Family: Protecting Yourself Ten Things Kids Can Do To Stop Violence 1 Settle arguments with words, not fists or weapons. Don't stand around and form an audience. 2 Learn safe routes for walking in the neighborhood, and know good...
Found at:
http://www.ncpc.org/1ten2dc.htm

Aware.Org
Found at: http://www.aware.org/index.html

Juvenile Violence
Juvenile violence is an epidemic in the US. Find out more about how to stop the juvenile violence using an alternative therapy to drugs.
Found at:
http://www.kidwellinstitute.com/juvenile.html

Videos for children teaching morals manners,respect,kindness and consideration.
kids videos, childrens videos, manners and respect, family videos, good morals, fairy tales, nursery rhymes, good parenting, good manners, teaching morals, teaching videos
Found at:
http://www.kiwivideo.com/

Minnesota Youth Summit on Violence Prevention
Minnesota Youth Legislative Legislative Summit 1999 Minnesota Youth Legislative Summit February 25, 1999 The Minnesota Youth Legislative Summit has a simple goal--if the state legislature is going to pass laws that affect kids, then it should ask...
Found at:
http://www.ccle.fourh.umn.edu/summit.html

TV.Violence
TV.Violence Aggression is increased in children when they watch violence on TV. Children watch more TV. than they attend school The average child will have watched 100,000 acts of violence, and including 8,000 murders, by the time he or she.
Found at:
http://www.acd.roch.edu/student/owens-j/

Humanitarian.Net
Family Resource Guide: Youth & Violence Education Intervention Resources, part of the Humanitarian Resource Institute
Found as:
http://www.humanitarian.net/help.html

 


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