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As both a law enforcement officer and school official, I am obviously concerned with the growth of violent behavior in our schools. I am looking for input on violence prevention programs that have been suc...
Ralph Cahoon
03/31/2006
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Cheryl
09/20/2006
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Cheryl
09/20/2006
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Lisa
07/21/2006
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Eileen
05/17/2006
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Jalina
04/17/2006
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Hi Deborah: What are your views on Suvivors of crime begin key healers of a community? They are connected to youth througout neighborhoods. It is our belief that the ones who are directly affected and...
Charlene Harris
03/30/2006
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Charlene Harris
08/07/2006
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Mike Klee
08/07/2006
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Hi Deborah: I had the unique opportunity to meet you last year in the City of Richmond, California at the Mayors Youth conference. I also had the pleasure of winning your book "Murder is No A...
Charlene Harris
03/30/2006
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I was wondering what your thoughts are about a kid that is only 13 being tried for murder? For example the kid that was wrestling, I believe in Florida with a younger girl while the mother was sleeping up...
Tanya
03/29/2006
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Are children that are on medication - for ADHD to be held responsible for their actions if they refuse or forget to take their medication?
glad Thompson
03/29/2006
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Michelle Purcel
10/17/2006
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Hello Dr. Prothrow-Stith, I was wondering how you feel about creative arts (visual arts, theater, music, spoken word, etc) efforts to address and prevent youth violence? Do you have any suggested succes...
Michael Yonas
03/29/2006
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K Shrimplin
03/29/2006
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I am a statewide planner in juvenile justice and have raised 2 of 3 daughters and I have noticed an alarming trend of younger and younger boys either verbally or physically sexually assaulting girls in sch...
Greg
03/29/2006
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Gun play among youth is becoming more and more of a concern in our environment. Do you think gun buyback programs such as the Boston Gun project can be successful today?
Ozie Davis III
03/29/2006
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Mike Klee
03/31/2006
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Young people via a school survey (Grades 8th – 12) indicated an intention to harm others and that they do not know any other way to deal with their anger other than hurting others What strategi...
Kimberley Jacks
03/29/2006
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Our youth values seem to be in err. The idea of a new pair of sneaks, rims for a car, or a sound system has taken precedent over a quality education, financial security, etc. Are there value clarificatio...
Ozie Davis III
03/29/2006
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There has been evidence from DARE that youth prevention programs may make the program worse. Has that been the case with any of the anti-violence curriculums you have experience with?
Tim
03/29/2006
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Dear Dr. Prothrow-Stith, My concern is with how youth violence effects academic performance in students that are non-violent and what we might we do to curb this. In my particular environment only a f...
Ozie Davis III
03/29/2006
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For children who are raised in homes where there is domestic violence, what would you say is the most common impact that DV has on the children at school and generally?
Kim
03/29/2006
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I have seen an increase in the number of juveniles, especially females, who participate in self inflicted violence. I have read some on the subject but still am at a loss as to explain why this seems to be...
Deborah
03/29/2006
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Most children charged with parental domestic violence have been the victims of domestic violence from these same parents. What impact does being labeled a "batterer" when you have endure...
marie osborne
03/29/2006
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Hello! I work for the PREVENT program -- a violence prevention training program -- here at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill. We've had a very high profile sexual assault in our area this we...
Jenny Cook
03/29/2006
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Kelley
05/15/2006
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As a law enforcement official, I am noticing an increase in dispute related homicides (both in youths and adults) Drugs and gangs are a problem, but they do not account for as many homicides as people see...
Tim B.
03/29/2006
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Lisa Copp
04/10/2006
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Melanie Ancheta
03/31/2006
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Tanya Fox
03/30/2006
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Tim B
03/29/2006
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Tanya
03/29/2006
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Referring back to the question on the rise in juvenile female crime/delinquency - how important of a role is emotional violence? Is this part of the marketing that you refer to or is emotional violence pa...
Kim
03/29/2006
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Hello Dr. Stith. I am a retired Victims Assistance Coordinator from Los Angeles . I now teach criminal justice at the local community college. I am very concern that so much emphasis is place on the viole...
Norma Johnson
03/29/2006
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Hello Deborah, It is refreshing to see the issue of youth violence discussed in the same forum as victims' rights. I think we often overlook the fact that the less violence there is, the fewer offenders th...
Jon Singer
03/29/2006
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What trends are we seeing around youth violence? The statistics are down from the high several years ago but I am still hearing as much talk about violence and more and more youth not wanting to report it...
Ken
03/29/2006
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I am the Education Specialist for a women's center in The Woodlands, TX and I go to schools talking to students about Sexual Assault/Sexual Harassment and Healthy Relationships. Do you know of any organiza...
Curtis Owens
03/29/2006
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My transitional housing for adults programn is interested in starting effective youth programming. What advice might you have?
Harrell Davis
03/29/2006
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Would you recommend victims and/or perpetrators of youth violence be partnered along with those disciplined in preventing youth violence as far as training and/or facilitation? I read that support and opp...
Will Elliott
03/29/2006
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