Gina Stepp has a master's degree in forensic psychology with an emphasis on trauma and resilience. As family and relationships editor for Vision, she examines the role interpersonal connection plays in ensuring human well-being.
There are several helpful and informative Web sites that cover the issue of Youth Violence. If knowledge is power, parents may want to spend at least some time on these pages.
The United States Government provides extensive information through its Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) site.
This interesting site from the UK, Calling the Shots, says of itself: "Calling the Shots is a multi-media education and information resource designed to engage young people and stimulate discussion about their attitudes towards guns."
The Australian Institute of Criminology has an extensive library of research on aspects of youth violence ranging from bullying to adolescent violence toward parents. A rich resource for those interested in prevention programs.
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