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Article ID: 565473

Site Documents Diaspora, Offers Help for Youth Affected by Civil War, Gangs

University of Texas at Austin (UT Austin)

A Texas photojournalism professor has introduced an interactive Web site that aims to raise awareness about the impact of war on young people and to provide resources for young people affected by war.

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9-Jun-2010 3:00 PM EDT
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Arts and Humanities

Article ID: 565374

Loyola, Maywood CeaseFire Settle Street Disputes, Prevent Further Violence

Loyola University Health System

Trauma staff, chaplains, social workers and caseworker collaborate to mediate conflicts between at-risk youths.

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7-Jun-2010 1:00 PM EDT
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Article ID: 565307

Violence-Free Zone Improves Virginia School

Baylor University

A Baylor University study of the effectiveness of Violence-Free Zones, this time at a Richmond, Va., high school, shows improved safety and attendance and a reduced need for police intervention. In economic cost-benefit terms, the findings increased in school teaching days and reduced police “transaction” costs.

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4-Jun-2010 11:15 AM EDT
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Education

Article ID: 564371

Nursing Professor Available to Discuss Intimate Partner Violence

University of Virginia

Karen Laughon, an expert in intimate partner violence and risk factors for intimate partner homicide and safety planning, Laughon has focused her practice and research on issues of intimate partner violence and its impact on women and children.

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7-May-2010 2:15 PM EDT
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Article ID: 563125

Where Violence Occurs Matters to Kids’ Mental Health

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Children exposed to violence at home or school have greater levels of anxiety and depression than children who experience brutality only in their neighborhood, say researchers in the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) Department of Psychology.

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7-Apr-2010 12:00 PM EDT
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Article ID: 562997

Bullying: What Parents, Teachers Can Do to Stop It

American Psychological Association (APA)

Questions for Susan Swearer, PhD, an associate professor of School Psychology at the University of Nebraska – Lincoln (UNL) in the Department of Educational Psychology.

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2-Apr-2010 1:25 PM EDT
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Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 562847

Bullies Are Like Balloons

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A professor at Westfield State College has conducted bullying workshops for area schools and has advice for victims and school administrators, alike. Bullying is in the national news following a tragic case in South Hadley, Mass. where a high school student committed suicide and nine students are being prosecuted.

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31-Mar-2010 8:00 AM EDT
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Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 562198

Treatment for Violence Among Couples Should Consider Both Male and Female Offenders and the Possibility They'll Stay Together

Kansas State University

Sandra Stith, an expert in intimate partner violence, says research supports treatment that considers women can be violent themselves and that some couples choose to stay together regardless of violence in the relationship.

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11-Mar-2010 10:35 AM EST
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Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 562128

Male Batterers Consistently Overestimate Rates of Violence Toward Partners

University of Washington

Men who engaged in domestic violence consistently overestimated how common such behavior is by two or three times, and the more they overestimated it the more they engaged in abusing their partner in the previous 90 days.

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9-Mar-2010 2:15 PM EST
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Article ID: 561659

Answers for Pakistani Violence Sought in Alabama

University of Alabama

A Pakistani scholar plans to implement a social and emotional skill-building program she is studying in Alabama in 10 Pakistani elementary schools in an effort to reduce aggression and, perhaps one day, reduce the violence that plagues her country.

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23-Feb-2010 5:00 PM EST
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