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Rutgers Experts Available to Speak on Santa Clarita, CA, School Shooting

Rutgers University

Paul Boxer is an expert on the development and management of aggressive behavior and director of the External Center on Youth Violence and Juvenile Justice at Rutgers University-Newark. Stephanie Bonne is assistant professor of surgery at New Jersey Medical School and director of the Hospital Violence Intervention Program at University Hospital in Newark, where she is a trauma surgeon and regularly treats gun-shot victims.

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15-Nov-2019 2:20 AM EST
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Academics launch training resource to improve responses to violence against children

Queen's University Belfast

A new training resource aimed at enhancing child-centred responses to violence against children, co-designed with children and young people, has been launched today (Monday 11 November) by academics from the Centre for Children’s Rights at Queen’s University Belfast and Include Youth.

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11-Nov-2019 4:15 PM EST
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Bloomberg American Health Summit Kicks Off Tuesday Nov. 12 in Baltimore

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

After years of progress, the average life expectancy in the U.S. has been on the decline for three consecutive years. The second annual Bloomberg American Health Summit—taking place November 12 and 13, 2019, in Baltimore, Maryland—will bring together national leaders, policymakers, advocates, and innovators from across the country to share new knowledge and evidence-based practices around five focus areas implicated in reducing U.S. life expectancy: addiction and overdose, adolescent health, environmental challenges, obesity and the food system, and violence.

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11-Nov-2019 9:05 AM EST
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Douglass to Host The Mothers of the Movement

Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Douglass Residential College at Rutgers University–New Brunswick will host a social justice teach-in by The Mothers of the Movement at 12:30 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 14. in Voorhees Chapel.

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Health Care, Mass Shootings, 2020 Presidential Election Causing Americans Significant Stress, New Stress in America™ Survey Finds

American Psychological Association (APA)

A year before the 2020 presidential election, Americans report various issues in the news as significant sources of stress, including health care, mass shootings and the upcoming election, according to this year’s Stress in America™ survey by the American Psychological Association (APA). More than half of U.S. adults (56%) identify the 2020 presidential election as a significant stressor, an increase from the 52% of adults who reported the presidential election as a significant source of stress when asked in the months leading up to the 2016 contest.

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5-Nov-2019 12:05 AM EST
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Second Annual Bloomberg American Health Summit To Take Place Nov. 12 and 13 in Baltimore

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

The second annual Bloomberg American Health Summit—taking place November 12 and 13, 2019, in Baltimore, Maryland—will bring together national leaders, policymakers, advocates, and innovators from across the country to share new knowledge and evidence-based practices around five focus areas implicated in reducing U.S. life expectancy.

Channels: Addiction, Education, Environmental Health, Food Science, Obesity, Public Health, Guns and Violence, All Journal News,

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4-Nov-2019 1:40 PM EST
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New study advocates a positive approach to school safety

Washington University in St. Louis

Policy responses to school shootings have not prevented them from happening more frequently, but restorative justice has the potential to avert bad behavior and school shootings, finds a new study from Washington University in St. Louis.The study, “Disparate Impacts: Balancing the Need for Safe Schools With Racial Equity in Discipline,” published in the journal Policy Insights from the Behavioral and Brain Sciences, finds that crisis prevention policies enacted following school shootings tend to exacerbate racial and ethnic discipline disparities in several different ways.

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