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Program Goals Weed and Seed is a community-based approach that targets reducing and preventing crime while revitalizing the community.Program Components/Key Personnel Weed and Seed aims to prevent, control, and reduce violent, drug, and gang activity in high-crime areas by having law enforcement and prosecutors work to “weed” out criminals. Community revitalization is ...
Program GoalsThe U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) funded Gang Reduction Program (GRP) was a targeted multiyear (2003–08) initiative created to reduce crime and violence associated with youth street gangs in a select group of cities across the United States. The initiative formed collaborations involving ...
Program GoalsThe primary goal of Drug Abuse Resistance Education (DARE) is to teach effective peer resistance and refusal skills so that adolescents can say “no” to drugs and their friends who may want them to use drugs. The secondary goals of the program are to build students’ social skills and ...
Program Goals/Target PopulationTaking Charge of Your Life (TCYL) targets students during their years most at risk—seventh through ninth grade—to prevent the use of alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs.Program ActivitiesThe program is administered through 10 lessons delivered in seventh grade and seven booster lessons in ninth grade. The program highlights the ...
Program GoalsSafERteens’ main goal is to reduce violent behavior and alcohol use among adolescents admitted to emergency rooms (ERs, hence the capitalized letters in the middle of the program's name). The program also targets attitudes related to violence, specifically drinking and fighting with peers. It is delivered during an adolescent’s ...
Program Goals The KiVa Antibullying Program is a school-based program delivered to all students in grades One, Four, and Seven. It was designed for national use in the Finnish comprehensive schools. Its goal is to reduce school bullying and victimization. The central aims of the program are to:   Raise awareness of the ...
Program Goals Project Toward No Tobacco Use (Project TNT) is a comprehensive, classroom-based curriculum designed to prevent or reduce tobacco use. It is devised to counteract several different risk factors for tobacco use simultaneously, because the behavior is associated with multiple risk factors.Target Population Project TNT targets a wide variety of youths ...
Program Goals/Target PopulationThe Indianapolis (Ind.) Violence Reduction Partnership (IVRP) was created in response to high levels of gun-related homicides in Indianapolis during the 1990s. It was a replication of the “Project Ceasefire” initiative by the Boston (Mass.) Police Department, which simultaneously held meetings with gang members to communicate a message ...
Program Goals The Early Risers ‘Skills for Success’ Program is a comprehensive preventive intervention that targets elementary school children (ages 6 to 10) who are at high risk for early development of conduct problems (i.e., who display early aggressive, disruptive, or nonconformist behaviors). The Early Risers Program aims to prevent high-risk ...
Program Goals The Hollenbeck Initiative was a replication of Boston, Mass. Operation Ceasefire of the 1990s, which used problem-oriented policing to reduce gun violence and youth gang activity. The program was successful in reducing youth gang-related homicides, and the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) hoped to achieve similar results. The original ...
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