This monograph discusses the factors that contribute to youth violence and presents current findings on ways to protect youth from violence. It is aimed at health care professionals, educators, maternal and child health directors, adolescent health coordinators, government policymakers, and community youth organizations. It contains information to help evaluate violence prevention programs and contains recommendations for agencies and communities that strive to prevent and reduce youth violence.
February 6, 1998
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