ERIC Number: ED356442
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991-Sep
Violence Prevention for Young Adolescents: A Survey of the State of the Art. Working Papers.
Wilson-Brewer, Renee; And Others
This paper presents the results of a survey of 51 violence prevention programs around the country, including detailed case studies of a select sample, reviews of the evaluations of these programs, and recommendations for next steps to be explored during the conference. Part I discusses the survey of violence prevention programs. It describes a survey of state-of-the-art violence prevention programs (N=51). The survey results are discussed in the areas of geographic distribution, founding dates, program goals, funding sources, populations served, program settings, major activities, and program evaluation. Major achievements and major barriers described by the programs are discussed. Part II presents case studies of these violence prevention programs: (1) Boston Conflict Resolution Program; (2) Building Conflict-Solving Skills; (3) Gang Prevention and Intervention Program; (4) The Paramount Plan: Alternatives to Gang Membership; (5) Project Stress Control School-Based Curriculum; (6) Project Stress Control through Stress Management (SCSM) for Juveniles in Youth Development Centers; (7) Resolving Conflict Creatively Program; (8) Second Step: A Violence Prevention Curriculum; (9) Viewpoints Training Program; (10) Violence Prevention Curriculum Project; and (11) Violence Prevention Project. Part III presents conclusions obtained through the survey questionnaire and follow-up interviews. Appendixes include the survey instrument and additional program descriptions and evaluation information. (ABL)
Publication Type: Reports - General; Tests/Questionnaires; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Carnegie Council on Adolescent Development, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Education Development Center, Inc., Cambridge, MA.
Note: Revised version of a working paper presented at the Carnegie Corporation Conference on Violence Prevention for Young Adolescents (Washington, DC, July 12-13, 1990); for a related document, see CG 024 836.