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NCJ Number: 167256 
Title: Reducing Youth Violence: A Comprehensive Approach-Multimedia CD-ROM Installation and Help Manual, Version 2.0
Corporate Author: University of California, Riverside
Office of Educational and Community Initiatives
United States of America
Date Published: September 1999
Sponsoring Agency: Juvenile Justice Clearinghouse/NCJRS
Rockville, MD 20849
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
Washington, DC 20531
University of California, Riverside
Riverside, CA 92502
Contract Number: 95-JN-FX-K007;OJP-99-180-M;
Sale Source: Juvenile Justice Clearinghouse/NCJRS
P.O. Box 6000
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: Doc (Installation Instructions)|PDF (Installation Instructions)
Type: Report (Technical Assistance)
Format: CD-ROM
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This multimedia CD-ROM presents a range of strategies for reducing youth violence through improving the juvenile justice system; reducing gang, gun, and drug violence; providing opportunities for youth; strengthening families; and mobilizing families.
Abstract: Together, these strategies offer a comprehensive approach. For each strategy, thousands of pages offer useful information on youth violence prevention and juvenile delinquency prevention. The materials include (1) information derived from illustrative operational programs; (2) current data and information about research and evaluation; and (3) contacts for additional resources, training, and technical assistance. Users can obtain the information on the CD-ROM through searches by types of programs, documents, resources, and services. Users can download text and graphics and use them as templates for their own efforts to reduce youth violence and victimization in their communities. The minimum system requirements for using the CD-ROM include (1) Windows 95, Windows 98, or Windows NT; (2) a sound card; (3) 16-bit color graphics; (4) 16x speed CD-ROM (32x recommended); and (5) 32MB RAM (64 MB recommended).
Main Term(s): Juvenile delinquency prevention
Index Term(s): Community involvement; Drug abuse; Drug prevention programs; Gun Control; Juvenile drug use; Juvenile justice reform; Parent education; Parental influence; Violence prevention; Youth development
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