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September 1, 2012 | Journal Article
cq5dam.thumbnail.319.319 Read article There is no significant increase in serious crime around methadone treatment centers, according to this fine-grained geographic analysis in one city.
November 5, 2012 | New Public Health Post
Last week at the American Public Health Association (APHA) annual meeting, a number of presenters took on an important, but often overlooked topic in the public health world: violence. Violence is often primarily considered a criminal justice or pub ...
November 1, 2012 | New Public Health Post
>>EDITOR'S NOTE: On 9/13/2012 CeaseFire changed its name to Cure Violence. Sheila Regan manages hospital partnerships for Cure Violence, formerly CeaseFire, an organization based in Chicago that has pioneered a public health approach to stopping sho ...
July 12, 2012 | New Public Health Post
>>EDITOR'S NOTE: On 9/13/2012 CeaseFire changed its name to Cure Violence. A group of impassioned attendees of the National Association of County and City Health Officials Annual Meeting attended a screening of The Interrupters, a documentary about ...
October 1, 2010 | Journal Article
This paper describes the work of the United Teen Equality Center (UTEC) in Lowell, Massachusetts. Street outreach workers at UTEC establish relationships with violent youth, in particular gang members. The authors conducted interviews with UTEC staff, SWs, and partner organizations.
April 30, 2013 | New Public Health Post
Last year, more than 675,000 U.S. children were victims of maltreatment. Preventing abuse and neglect in the first place by giving families the support they need, when they need it, yields the best outcomes.
January 1, 2012 | Journal Article
This study specifically looked at cross-sectional data of teens aged 10 to 18 from Baltimore, Detroit, Philadelphia, and Richmond, Va. SAY sampling generated 1,723 telephone interviews with parents in the four cities.
July 18, 2011 | News Release
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma Present "Out of the Shadows: Reporting on Intimate Partner Violence"
February 1, 2011 | Journal Article
Despite national prosperity which improved health outcomes for urban children from 1992-2002, disparities between children in distressed versus non-distressed cities, and between Black versus White urban children, did not improve.
December 1, 2010 | Journal Article
This study investigated whether Boston high school students had committed various types of physical abuse against their boyfriends and girlfriends the study also examined violence committed against siblings and peers.