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NCJ Number: 149468 Find in a Library
Title: Violence in Schools: Programs and Policies for Prevention
Author(s): J MacDougall
Corporate Author: Canadian Education Assoc
Date Published: 1993
Page Count: 79
Sponsoring Agency: Canadian Education Assoc
Toronto, Ont. M5S 1V5, Canada
Publication Number: ISBN 0-920315-62-3
Sale Source: Canadian Education Assoc
252 Bloor Street West
Suite 8-200
Toronto, Ont. M5S 1V5,
Type: Survey
Language: English
Country: Canada
Annotation: This report presents information on the prevalence of violence in Canadian schools and provides concrete suggestions for violence prevention.
Abstract: Wherever possible, Canadian information is used in this report; the studies presented are all Canadian, and the examples of policies and programs to reduce school-based violence are drawn from Canadian school districts or boards. Forms of violent activities discussed in this report include youth and youth gang violence, violence against teachers, bullying, sexual harassment, and sexual assault. Some of the prevention program described here feature services, including youth hotlines, special events that focus on violence or abuse-related topics, conflict resolution and peer mediation, and family counseling. Chapter references and 2 appendixes
Main Term(s): Juveniles
Index Term(s): Canada; Crime in schools; Crime prevention planning; Crimes against teachers; Gangs; Victims of Crime; Violence prevention; Violent juvenile offenders
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