skip navigation

Justinfo Subscribe to Stay Informed

Add your conference to our Justice Events calendar


NCJRS Abstract


Subscribe to Stay Informed
Want to be in the know? JUSTINFO is a biweekly e-newsletter containing information about new publications, events, training, funding opportunities, and Web-based resources available from the NCJRS Federal sponsors. Sign up to get JUSTINFO in your inbox.

The document referenced below is part of the NCJRS Library collection.
To conduct further searches of the collection, visit the NCJRS Abstracts Database.

How to Obtain Documents
NCJ Number: NCJ 240728     Find in a Library
Title: Key Components of Hospital-based Violence Intervention Programs
  Document URL: PDF 
  Editor(s): Melissa Martin-Mollard, Ph.D. ; Marla Becker, M.P.H.
Date Published: 09/2010
Page Count: 38
  Annotation: This document summarizes the discussions of The National Symposium of Hospital-based Violence Intervention Programs held in Oakland, CA, on March 2-3, 2009.
Abstract: On March 2-3, 2009, a symposium was held to discuss key program components and best-practices of hospital-based violence intervention programs. Representatives from programs in California, Illinois, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Ohio, Wisconsin, and Massachusetts participated in the program. The following key components required for effective implementation of the programs were identified and discussed: Secure Hospital Buy-in; Select Target Population; Establish Goals and Objectives; Streamline Referral Process; Determine Structure of Service Provision; Engage Resource Networks; Make Informed Direct Service Staff Hiring Decisions; Support Direct Service Staff through Training and Supervision; Conduct Effective Evaluations; and Set Funding Goals for Sustainability. Each of these key components is discussed in detail; recommendations for implementing each component are included in the discussion. Appendixes
Main Term(s): Violence prevention
Index Term(s): Community action programs ; Community resources ; Violence ; Community involvement ; Community crime prevention programs ; Hospitals ; Violence causes ; Victims of violence
Sponsoring Agency: Kaiser Permanente
Northern California Community Benefit Programs
United States of America
Type: Conference Material
Country: United States of America
Language: English
  To cite this abstract, use the following link:

* A link to the full-text document is provided whenever possible. For documents not available online, a link to the publisher's web site is provided.