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NCJ Number: 242215 Find in a Library
Title: Addressing Violence in Criminal Justice Practice Workshop, January 21-22, 2004
Corporate Author: National Institute of Justice (NIJ)
US Department of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
Date Published: December 2007
Page Count: 0
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice (NIJ)
Washington, DC 20531
Document: PDF
Type: Conference Material
Format: Web Page/Site
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: These Web pages contain the proceedings from the workshop Addressing Violence in Criminal Justice Practice held from January 21-22, 2004, in Washington, DC.
Abstract: These Web pages, maintained by the National Institute of Justice (NIJ), contain the proceedings from the workshop Addressing Violence in Criminal Justice Practice held from January 21-22, 2004, in Washington, DC. The primary focus of the workshop was to enable participants to discuss and focus their ideas about preventing and lessening the effects of violence. The topics discussed in the workshop were Approaches to Violence Reduction and Prevention; Addressing Violence Problems in a Problem Solving and Theoretical Context, The SACSI/PSN Experience in St. Louis – Trauma Intervention Program, Most Violent Offender Program/WOW Program, Fifth District Initiative, Initial PSN Findings, and Problem Solving Approaches; Linking Practitioners’ Understanding of Violence with Approaches to Violence – Definitions of Violence, Systems Change, and Macro-level Factors; and Plenary Discussion Session – What needs to be known for guiding NIJ’s future research directions.
Main Term(s): Violence prevention
Index Term(s): Institutional violence; Response to Violence; Violence; Violence causes; Violence prediction; Violent offenders; Workshops and seminars
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