CrimeSolutions.gov

NCJRS Library
The NCJRS Abstracts Database contains abstracts of more than 200,000 criminal justice, juvenile justice, and substance abuse resources housed within the NCJRS Library. Search the NCJRS Abstracts Database for resources on this topic.
 
 
Children Exposed to Violence Programs at a Glance
Loading...
 
Total Number of Programs: 66

See All Programs

 
 
Children Exposed to Violence Practice Outcomes at a Glance
Loading...
 
Total Number of Practices: 3

See All Practices

 

Randomized Controlled Trial (RCT) / Randomized Field Experiment

Refers to an experimental research design in which participants are randomly assigned to a treatment or a control group. Most social scientists consider random assignment to lead to the highest level of confidence that observed effects are the result of the program and not other variables.

Juveniles

Children Exposed to Violence

Children’s exposure to violence typically refers to children who witness or are victimized by violence. This includes physical assault, peer victimization, sexual victimization, child abuse and maltreatment, as well as witnessing (seeing or hearing) in the home, school, or community.  Exposure to violence, particularly multiple exposures, can interfere with a child’s physical, emotional, and intellectual development.

Programs

Practices

OJP Publications

Webinar: Using Brief Interventions To Prevent Teen Dating Violence, NIJ, April 2018
PDF HTML Video Video

OJJDP 2015 Annual Report - Moving Ahead: Our Commitment To Reforming the Juvenile Justice System, OJJDP, March 2018
PDF

Relationship Dynamics and Teen Dating Violence, NIJ, February 2018
PDF

Improving Outcomes for Children Exposed to Violence: Safe Start Promising Approaches, OJJDP-Sponsored, 2017
PDF Order Photocopy

Associations between Parental Characteristics, Attitudes, and Engagement on Mentoring Relationship Outcomes, OJJDP-Sponsored, November 2017
PDF PDF

More OJP Publications

Questions and Answers

How can I learn about effective juvenile justice programs?
See Answer

What are the effects on children who have witnessed domestic violence?
See Answer

Are resources available to help teens in abusive relationships?
See Answer

More Q&A

Related Resources