Violence Prevention

Programs and Services

New Violence Prevention Resources

Violence Prevention Study Summaries

  • Children, Youth and Violence
    Parent's use of physical punishment increases violent behavior among youth.

  • Media Violence
    Early exposure to TV violence predicts aggression in adulthood.

  • Intimate Partner Violence
    Information on domestic violence, emotion coaching and child adjustment.

  • Elder Abuse
    Information on the prevalence and incidence, demographics and how this relates to the ACT Against Violence Program.

Important Publications

  • Order ACT Program Materials and Publications
    Check the ACT Bookstore for research-based, user friendly and affordable training materials and publications for parents, caregivers and professionals.

  • Violence & Socioeconomic Status Fact Sheet
    How exposure to violence affects education, employment and other socioeconomic factors.