Helps youth recognize that community violence does not have to dominate their lives if they understand their reactions to it, understand how to keep themselves safe, and understand how to make positive choices in dangerous times.
The following resources on Community Violence were developed by the NCTSN.
Provides perspectives on the institutional responses to the links between community violence and COVID-19 including law enforcement, juvenile justice, national disaster, and mental health systems.
Looks at community violence, an ongoing crisis in society as many youth and families feel the destructive repercussions of peer conflicts, gun and other weapon attacks, gang fights, and public violence incidents.
Discusses Islamophobia and hate-based violence against Muslims with children.
Expands the conversation to include those in rural communities who are seeing an increase in Community Violence without the benefit of a service structure, appropriate training or the necessary partnerships to provide optimal care for families.
Addresses community violence in the lives of youth.
Explores the conditions that contribute to youth affiliation with armed groups, including racialized structural and economic violence, individual and community traumatization, and high-risk behavioral adaptations to chronic violence.
Explores both the historical and current causes for disproportionality.
Provides expertise on the impact of violence on youth. This webinar presents best practices for prevention and trauma intervention for youth impacted by community violence and trauma.
Offers information on refugee youth and their families.
Provides community violence workers with information about secondary traumatic stress (STS).
Discusses the processes leading maltreated youth to become involved in the juvenile justice system.