Title: Intervening Against Violence in the Schools
Author: M. Weist & B. Warner
Agency: Annals of Adolescent Psychiatry (in press)
Abstract: This paper reviews statistics of the scope and magnitude of school-based violence and related community violence and discusses its impacts on youth (including reviewing typical responses to violence exposure). It then offers guidelines for decreasing school violence and for developing mental health interventions for youth exposed to violence in their schools and communities. Keywords: crime, anger, aggression, youth violence, misbehavior, Crisis and Violence Prevention, Violence, School-Based Intervention, Assessment, Mental Health, Intervention Model, adolescents, behavioral initiatives, emotional literacy, school violence, threats
Date: 1996
Source: correspondence should be addressed to Mark D. Weist; Dept. of Psychiatry, University of Maryland School of Medicine; 645 West Redwood St.; Baltimore, MD, 21201-1549; Phone: 410-328-6364; FAX: 410-328-6391
Reference Number: 2108 - 25