ERIC Number: ED364792
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
Youth Violence Prevention. Hearing before the Committee on Governmental Affairs. United States Senate, One Hundred Second Congress, Second Session (March 31, 1992).
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Governmental Affairs.
This document presents witness testimonies and prepared statements from the Senate hearing on youth violence, strategies for its prevention, and the appropriate role of the federal government. The hearing stresses the need for a comprehensive, multidisciplinary approach for youth violence prevention strategies and more coordination by the federal government. Opening statements are included by Senators Glenn and Akaka. Witnesses providing testimony include: (1) Louis Stokes, Representative from Ohio; (2) Gregory McDonald, U.S. General Accounting Office; (3) Carol Beck, high school principal; (4) Marc Wilkins, Police Chief's Youth Task Force, Washington, D.C.; (5) Curtis Artis, Police Chief's Youth Task Force, Washington, D.C.; (6) Leonard Eron, University of Illinois at Chicago and American Psychological Association on Violence and Youth; (7) Adele Harrell, The Urban Institute, Washikngton, D.C.; (8) Donald Schwarz, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; (9) Deborah Prothrow-Stith, Harvard University; (10) Gail Breakey, Hawaii Family Stress Center; (11) Ray Miller, Ohio House of Representatives and Ohio Commission on Minority Health; (12) Ronald Slaby, Education Development Center, Newton, Massachusetts and Harvard University; and (13) Renee Wilson-Brewer, Education Development Center, Newton, Massachusetts. Prepared statements of the witnesses; a prepared statement of Chukwudi Onwuachi-Saunders, Centers for Disease Control; relevant articles from the "New York Times"; and charts submitted from the Centers for Disease Control are appended. (NB)
Descriptors: Aggression, Delinquency, Hearings, Prevention, Violence, Youth Problems, Youth Programs
U.S. Government Printing Office, Superintendent of Documents, Congressional Sales Office, Washington, DC 20402.
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Governmental Affairs.