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Preventing violence and crime in America"s schools

from put-downs to lock-downs

by William L. Lassiter

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Published by Praeger Pub. in Santa Barbara, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • School violence -- United States -- Prevention,
  • Schools -- United States -- Safety measures

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementWilliam L. Lassiter and Danya C. Perry.
    ContributionsPerry, Danya C.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLB3013.3 .L375 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23192370M
    ISBN 109780313353963, 9780313353970
    LC Control Number2009011849

    The Web site is a resource to help practitioners and policymakers understand what works in justice-related programs and practices. It includes information on justice-related programs and assigns evidence ratings--effective, promising, and no effects--to indicate whether there is evidence from research that a program achieves its goals.   We have a gun violence problem, not a school violence problem.” Every year the federal government issues what it calls a snapshot of school violence. That report, called Indicators of School Crime and Safety, compiles data from several government agencies including the FBI, the Center for Disease Control, and the Bureau of Justice : Sarah-Jane Lorenzo.

      While the number of school-related deaths are starting to decrease, incidents of theft and violence – including student violence against teachers – are on the rise in America's schools. Crime and Violence in Central America: A Development Challenge • Weak criminal justice institutions limit the efficacy of crime and violence punishment and prevention. Institutional weaknesses result in a low percentage of crimes being solved and the or school-based violence prevention programs. Since some of these programs may.

    Violence began to be seen as a public health issue in the modern world only recently. In , U.S. Surgeon General Everett Koop declared violence a public health emergency. In , health ministers throughout the Americas adopted a joint resolution declaring violence prevention a .   Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) is an approach that focuses on improving the design of the built environment to help reduce opportunities for disputes and violence and promote positive behavior. Communities applying CPTED activities reported decreases in gun violence, youth homicide, disorderly conduct, and violent crime.


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Preventing violence and crime in America"s schools by William L. Lassiter Download PDF EPUB FB2

Preventing Violence and Crime in America's Schools: From Put-Downs to Lock-Downs provides educators, parents, law enforcement officials, and other youth-serving professionals with a unique perspective on the topic of school violence. More important, it offers solutions to the problems facing all schools when it comes to violence and safety.5/5(1).

Lassiter (manager, Center for the Prevention of School Violence, North Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice Delinquency Prevention) and Perry, an educational consultant, address everyday violence in schools such as bullying, harassment and intimidation and highlight the role of support personnel in preventing an escalation into more destructive and tragic incidents.5/5(1).

Preventing Violence and Crime in America's Schools: From Put-Downs to Lock-Downs by Lassiter William L. Perry Danya C. () Paperback on *FREE* shipping on 5/5(1). Using scores of case descriptions, he shows how the problem of violence and crime in schools is an insidious issue that cannot go untreated.

He offers both tested and proposed methods for dealing with a host of violence issues, as well as a guide to planning treatment of the problem Cited by: 6.

Preventing Violence and Crime in America's Schools: From Put-Downs to Lock-Down provides educators, parents, law enforcement officials, and other youth service professionals with a unique perspective on the topic of school violence, offering solutions to the problems that face all schools when it comes to the question of violence and safety.

A thorough overview of violence and crime in America's schools explores which solutions work and which don't, providing a framework for prevention at every level. Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews.

Preventing violence and crime in America's schools: from put-downs to lock-downs. [William L Lassiter; Danya C Perry] -- Although it is major incidents like the Columbine or Virginia Tech shootings that grab the headlines, everyday occurrences of bullying, harassment, and physical intimidation in schools impact entire.

[] Includes bibliographical references and index. Preventing Violence and Crime in America's Schools: From Put-Downs to Lock-Downs by William L.; Perry, Danya C Lassiter ISBN ISBN   Preventing violence and crime in America's schools Preventing violence and crime in America's schools by William L.

Lassiter. Publication date Topics School violence -- United States -- Prevention, Schools -- United States -- Safety measures Internet Archive : According to a joint report of the Departments of Education and Justice, [3] violent crime overall has declined since the early and mids. However, this decline is relatively small.

For example, the percentage of students who reported being victims of crime at school decreased from 10 percent in to 8 percent in Whereas the. Violence is, sadly, a reality on thousands of K campuses today in America. Once seen as an outpost for learning and safety, an alarming number of violent acts have been committed on grounds ranging small rural schools to large metropolitan campuses.

Preventing school violence requires addressing factors at all levels of the social ecology—the individual, relational, community, and societal levels. Research shows that prevention efforts by teachers, administrators, parents, community members, and even students can reduce violence and improve the school environment.

The new budget calls for schools to implement new measures aimed at combating violence and improving emergency response plans. Preventing Violence & Crime in America's Schools shared a link.

J Followers: Gun violence in American schools has a disproportionate impact on students of color. Outline a Plan to Prevent Gun Violence in Schools Second, the report provides a proactive, research-informed intervention plan to prevent active shooter incidents and, more broadly, address gun violence in all its forms in American schools.

Bullying and fighting, including all kinds of physical aggression, are forms of school violence, along with the use of weapons, and gang violence.

School violence may take place anywhere on school property or on the way to or from school. It may also occur at events organized by a school.

Victims of school violence can suffer serious physical injury or psychological damage. Some incidents even have lethal. Violence in American Schools offers a new strategy for the problem of youth violence, arguing that the most effective interventions use a comprehensive, multi-disciplinary approach.

This approach takes into account differences in stages of individual development and involvement in overlapping social contexts, families, peer groups, schools, and. Danya C.

Perry (Author of Preventing Violence and Crime in America's Schools) Danya C. Perry is the author of Preventing Violence and Crime in America's Schools ( avg rating, 0 ratings, 0. Preventing and Reducing School Violence Fact Sheet #3 – Resources and Contacts Prevention Institute 29th Street Oakland, CA () PREV() 2 physical, social, emotional, and educational needs of young people and their families and.

Chapter 1. Increasing Violence: A Concern for Schools. Teaching is different from what it used to be. Fifty years ago, the main disciplinary problems were running in halls, talking out of turn, and chewing gum.

Today's transgressions include physical and verbal violence, incivility, and in some schools, drug abuse, robbery, assault, and murder. Violence is a significant problem in the United States.

From infants to the elderly, it affects people in all stages of life. InCDC established the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (NCIPC) as the lead federal organization for violence prevention. CDC is committed to stopping violence.

In South Africa, violence in schools violates learners’ constitutional right to ‘‘freedom and security of the person, which includes the right to be free from all forms of violence’’ (Constitution of RSA, Act of ).

Further, school violence violates the right to basic education for learners.Students deserve a safe environment in which to live, learn and grow. Unfortunately, the threat of violence is a presence in many communities and has grown in a number of schools across the country.

Learn what you can do to talk to your children about school safety. That year very serious violence is done by students like rape, sexual assault, robbery and aggravated assault. The statistics for violence formed by students at school is decreased in past years, so here is some prevention that can be helpful to prevent these kinds of crimes and violence which is shaped by school and college students.