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violence interventions

ICYMI September 2018: 'Just a Teen,' Teens as Truck Drivers, 'Bullet Control,' Suicide Prevention and More

October 1, 2018
Read this roundup of newsworthy articles in the world of child injury prevention for September 2018.

2014 Blog Year in Review

December 29, 2014
As 2014 wraps up, we want to look back at our top blog posts for the year.

Shedding Light on Aggression and Urban Youth

August 26, 2014

Aggressive behavior is a common issue facing today’s youth. Although urban minority youth are at high risk for exposure to aggression and violence, many aggressive intervention programs are designed with (and for) suburban non-ethnic minority youth. In a recent study published in Development and Psychopathology, my colleagues and I examined several areas that have largely been understudied in the context of African-American adolescents within urban community settings. Specifically, our aim was to better understand the factors associated with aggression and violence for these at-risk youth.

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