This area of Public Interest is responsible for disseminating research-based knowledge and information on violence and injury prevention.
Programs and Services
New Violence Prevention Resources
Working Group Report on Child Maltreatment Prevention in Community Health Centers
This report identifies and recommends public health strategies and interventions based on the best available science to prevent child maltreatment and to promote positive parenting practices within the context of behavioral health integration at community health centers.
ACT/Parents Raising Safe Kids Program training workshops
Check for training workshops at a site near you.
Special topics on violence prevention
Updated information on a wide variety of violence prevention topics.
Violence Prevention Study Summaries
Children, Youth, and Violence
Parent's use of physical punishment increases violent behavior among youth.
Early exposure to TV violence predicts aggression in adulthood.
Intimate Partner Violence
Information on domestic violence, emotion coaching, and child adjustment.
Information on the prevalence and incidence, demographics, and how this relates to the ACT Against Violence Program.
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.