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Title: INVEST: Initiating "No Violence" Education for Students and Teachers
Corporate Author: Boulder Cty Safeguard Law-Related Education
United States of America
Project Director: C Fleming
Date Published: 1996
Page Count: 163
Sponsoring Agency: Boulder Cty Safeguard Law-Related Education
Boulder, CO 80306
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Boulder Cty Safeguard Law-Related Education
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United States of America
Type: Training (Aid/Material)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: A project to use proven law-related education principles and teaching strategies, community-based support, and communication principles to address adolescent violence in Colorado produced a prevention videotape and a middle-level curriculum containing 14 lessons.
Abstract: INVEST (Initiating No Violence Education for Students and Teachers) is based on research on youth violence and violence prevention and the documented need for violence prevention materials and resources for middle-level students and teachers. The project and curriculum use a broad definition of violence, which includes any physical, verbal, or emotional behavior that is hurtful to another person. The curriculum helps students define the term violence, examine public perceptions of violence, understand violence causes, recognize ways to identify and confront violent acts in their daily lives, and examine constructive models for dealing with violence. The guidelines for teachers encourage the flexible use of the lessons and materials based on specific needs. The INVEST program also included community forums and the presentation of the materials at conferences. Checklists, class exercises, handouts, and appended background information and discussion of teaching strategies
Main Term(s): Juvenile delinquency prevention
Index Term(s): Conflict resolution; Juvenile delinquency factors; Law-related education; School delinquency programs; Violence prevention
Note: Kit consists of a loose-leaf manual, sets of cards for use in class exercises, and a 42-minute VHS color videotape
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