Youth Violence Prevention in the Family

Vanya Jones

In: Encyclopedia of Family Health

Youth Violence Prevention in the Family

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  • Youth violence is a public health problem that affects families everywhere. It is estimated that thousands of youth are injured every year as a result of violence. Hundreds of youth are hospitalized annually with a life-changing physical or cognitive impairment from violent acts. Most high school students are between the ages of 14 and 18 years and have reached an age when homicides are the second leading cause of death overall, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The U.S. government supports the notion that violence in general is a threat to the health of children and has made efforts to reduce violence, including the most common form of violence, physical fighting. For example, in the past decade, the Healthy People 2010 ...

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    • Alcohol Addictions in the Family
    • African American Families: Perspectives of Health
    • Acute Health Problems and Interventions for the Childrearing Family
    • Adult With Disability Living at Home
    • Abortion Experienced by Childbearing Couples
    • Access to Health Care: Child Health
    • Adolescent Counseling
    • Assessing Family Health
    • Biopsychosocial Theoretical Perspectives of Family Systems
    • Autism Spectrum Disorder and the Family
    • Education of Child Life Providers in Family Health
    • Education of Health Care Providers: WHO Family Health Nurses
    • Cystic Fibrosis and the Family
    • Changing Family and Health Demographics
    • Culturagram Use With Culturally Diverse Families
    • Adults With Childhood-Acquired Conditions
    • Access to Health Care: Elderly
    • Addition of Family Members Through Marriage
    • Allergies and the Family
    • Acute Health Problems and Interventions for the Midlife Family
    • American Indian Families: Perspectives of Health
    • Bullying and the Family
    • Child Emotional Abuse and the Family
    • Asian Families: Perspectives of Health
    • Affect Management and the Family
    • Alzheimer's Disease: An Overview of Family Issues in
    • Adoption Experiences for Infertile Couples
    • Access to Health Care: Uninsured
    • Animal-Assisted Therapy and the Family
    • Developmental Assessment Scales
    • Clarifying Family as Context of Care and Family as Focus of Care in Family Health
    • Down Syndrome and the Family
    • Education of Medical Health Care Providers in Family Health
    • Education of Nursing Health Care Providers in Family Health
    • Fragile X Syndrome and the Family
    • Constructionist Family Theoretical Perspectives
    • Ecomaps for Families
    • Babysitting and the Family
    • Acute Care/Hospitalization of Family Members
    • Adult Child Returning Home
    • Alzheimer's Disease: Caregiver Burden
    • Birth Defects and the Family
    • Buddhism's Influence on Health in the Family
    • Child Neglect and the Family
    • Child Physical Abuse and the Family
    • Christianity's Influence on Health in the Family
    • Communicable Disease: Adult and Elderly
    • Alzheimer's Disease and Communication
    • Adult Child With Disability: Planning for by Parents
    • Advance Directives and the Family
    • Caregivers of Adults With Developmental Disabilities
    • Family Interviews
    • Critical Theory and Family Health
    • Genetic Conditions, Communication in Families
    • Education of Occupational Health Providers in Family Health
    • Education of Physical Therapists in Family Health
    • Genetic Conditions, Experience of Families During Prediagnosis and Diagnosis Phases of
    • Family Health Perspectives
    • Fictive Kin Relationships
    • Caregiving: Adults With Developmental Disabilities
    • Advocacy for Families
    • Adult Children Living at Home
    • Anorexia and Family Dynamics
    • Communicable Disease: Children
    • Coping Management Styles in Families
    • Child Sexual Abuse and the Family
    • Cigarettes, Smoking, and Secondhand Smoke and Family Health
    • Cultural Attitudes Toward Help Seeking and Beliefs about Illness in Families
    • Cord Blood Banking and the Childbearing Family
    • Asthma Family Issues: Prevention and Control
    • Aging and Shifting Roles in Families
    • Americans with Disabilities Act and the Family
    • Caregiving: Elderly
    • Home Environment Assessment for Families
    • Informed Consent Issues in Family Health Research
    • Genetic Discoveries, New: Health Information in Families Derived Through
    • Education of Recreational Therapy Providers in Family Health
    • Genetic Family Histories
    • Psychological Theories Related to Family Health
    • Mental Health Assessment for Families
    • Caregiving: Infants
    • Chiropractic Care for Families
    • Assisted Living Placement
    • Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: Family Involvement and Management
    • Developmental Care of Preterm Infants and the Childbearing Family
    • Ethnic/Racial Influences in Families
    • Community Violence Exposure and Family Health
    • Conflict in Family Life, Role and Management of
    • Factors Influencing Family Health Values, Beliefs, and Priorities
    • Families Experiencing a Child's Illness
    • Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder and the Family
    • Asynchronous Development Between Partners
    • Communication in Families Related to Health and Illness
    • Caregiving: Partners/Spouses
    • Newborn Screening for Families
    • Qualitative Methods and Data Analysis in Family Health Research
    • Genetic Information and Family Interviews
    • Genetic Research Findings and Disease Management for Families
    • Quantitative Methods and Data Analysis in Family Health Research
    • Nutrition and Nutrition Promotion for Families
    • Case Management for Chronic Illness/Disability and the Family
    • Community Resources for Families Related to Health
    • Bereavement and Perinatal Loss in Childbearing Families
    • Bipolar Disorders and the Family
    • Life-Threatening Illness and the Family
    • Families: The Basic Unit of Societies
    • Death From Unnatural Causes: Drug Overdose
    • Death From Unnatural Causes: Homicides, Drive-By Shootings
    • Family Self-Management
    • Men's Health
    • Blindness and the Family
    • Birth Order of Children in Families
    • Community Services Supporting Health
    • Childproofing Medications and Dangerous Agents
    • Obesity, Weight Problems, and Healthy Weight for Families
    • Research Designs and Data Analysis Methods Used for Family Health Research
    • Genetic Research Findings and Family Health
    • Genetics: The Family Pedigree
    • Research Perspectives Used for the Study of Families
    • Prediction of Genetic Health Problems in Family Members
    • Discharge Teaching for Families Taking a Family Member Home From an Acute Care Setting
    • Complementary and Alternative Medicine
    • Changes in Family Structure
    • Bulimia and Family Dynamics
    • Prenatal Surgery and the Family
    • Hinduism's Influence on Health in the Family
    • Death From Unnatural Causes: Injuries
    • Death From Unnatural Causes: Poisoning
    • Hispanic/Latino Families: Perspectives of Health
    • Sexually Transmitted Diseases and the Family
    • Cancer in the Family
    • Changes in Family Structure, Roles
    • Computerized Records and Family Health Care Information
    • Educating the Family Regarding Chronic Physical Illness
    • Sociological Theories of Families
    • Genetics and Family Health
    • Genograms and the Family
    • Theoretical Perspectives Related to the Family
    • Educating the Family Regarding Serious Mental Illness
    • Costs of Medical Care and Existing National, State, and Private Pay Avenues for Families
    • Changing Views of Marriage, Home Responsibilities, and Caregiving
    • Cancer Survivorship and the Family
    • Sport-Related Accidents and Injuries and the Family
    • History of Families
    • Dietary and Exercise Patterns in Families
    • Drinking by Underage Family Members
    • Influence of Close Relationships on Health
    • Sudden Infant Death Syndrome in Childrearing Families
    • Cerebral Palsy and the Family
    • Child Beginning School
    • Decision Making in the Context of Health and Illness
    • Elder Care Options for Families: Long-Term Care
    • Huntington's Disease and the Family
    • Muscular Dystrophy and the Family
    • Exercise Promotion and Fitness
    • Early Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment Program for Low-Income Children
    • Childbirth by Childbearing Couples: Reported Meanings
    • Chronic Health Problems and Interventions for the Childrearing Family
    • Women's Health
    • Islam's Influence on Health in the Family
    • Drug Addictions in the Family
    • Early Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment Program for Low-Income Children
    • Judaism's Influence on Health in the Family
    • Chronic Health Problems and Interventions for the Elderly Family
    • Childlessness
    • Economics as It Relates to Family Health
    • Family Caregiving: Caring for Children, Adults, and Elders With Developmental Disabilities
    • Sickle Cell Disease and the Family
    • Family Conflict Related to Caregiving
    • Electronic Health Record and Family Health Information
    • Children's Health: Dental Development
    • Chronic Health Problems and Interventions for the Midlife Family
    • Poverty, Children in, and Health Care
    • Economic Downturn and Families
    • Elder Emotional Abuse and the Family
    • Recreation in Family Health
    • Chronic Illness and Family Management Styles
    • College Transition for Families
    • Emergency Care Use by Families
    • Family Health Maintenance
    • Family Interventions across the Life Span
    • Factors Influencing Access to Health Care for Families
    • Complicated Grief
    • Cocaine Exposure and the Neonate
    • Religious/Spiritual Influences on Health in the Family
    • Elder Neglect and the Family
    • Elder Physical Abuse and the Family
    • Resilience in Families With Health Challenges
    • Deaf and Hearing Families
    • Contraception in Childbearing Couples
    • Family Adherence to Health Care Regimen
    • Family Secrets in Family Therapy
    • Family Therapy
    • Health Care or Medical Home
    • Coparenting: Children
    • Depression in the Family
    • Rituals, Routines, and Their Influence on Health in Families
    • Elder Sexual Abuse and the Family
    • Foster Care for Minors
    • Sibling Conflict
    • Diabetes, Type 1, and the Family
    • Death: Ambiguous Feelings Related to Loss
    • Health Care Reforms, Current and Projected Future Reforms and Their Benefits for Families
    • First Aid and the Family
    • Foster Care Emancipation
    • Health System Options for Families
    • Death and the Grieving Process in Families
    • Diabetes, Type 2, and the Family
    • Socioeconomic Status of Families
    • Gambling Addictions in the Family
    • Home Environments and their Relationship to Safety
    • Stress Management Theory and Techniques in Families
    • Disabilities and Family Management
    • Death Rituals in Families
    • Health-Seeking Behavior in Families
    • Guardianship/Conservatorship
    • Health Care Transition Planning
    • HIPAA: Privacy Laws and the Family
    • Defining Family: An Overview of Family Definitions From a Historical Perspective
    • Families Experiencing Chronic Physical and Mental Health Conditions
    • Incest in Families
    • Lead Poisoning and the Family
    • Family Adherence to Health Care Regimen
    • Developmental Transitions in Families
    • Influence of Policy on Health Care for Families
    • Health-Related Accommodations
    • Home Care
    • Integrative Medicine and Health Care Settings
    • Divorce: Effect on Children or the Family
    • Family Emotional Climate and Mental Health
    • Rape and the Family
    • Refugees and Family Health
    • Family Pediatric Adherence to Health Care Regimen
    • Divorce: Loss of Family Members
    • Long-Term Care Facilities for Families
    • Home Remedies
    • Hospice Care
    • Managed Care
    • Divorce and Child Custody
    • Fetal Alcohol Exposure and Family Health
    • Risk Perception Based on Family Health History
    • Shaken Baby Syndrome in Childbearing Families
    • Food Allergies and Family Experiences
    • Employment/Unemployment and Family Health Insurance Coverage
    • Marriage and Family Therapy for Families
    • Hospitalization and Family Presence
    • Immunizations and Vaccinations
    • Medicaid and Family Health
    • Family Experiencing Transitions
    • Health Management in Families
    • Sibling Physical Abuse
    • Spouse/Domestic Partner Physical Abuse
    • Heart Disease and the Family
    • Family Transitions and Ambiguous Loss
    • Medicare and Family Health
    • Injury Prevention for Infants and Children Family Members
    • Injury Prevention for the Elderly Family Member
    • Outpatient Mental Health Care for Families
    • Grandparenting
    • HIV/AIDS and Influence on Family Structure and Roles
    • Suicide in the Family
    • Verbal Abuse in Families
    • Hypertension and the Family
    • Grandparents Parenting
    • Partnering With Families: Family-Centered Care
    • Kinship Care
    • Lifestyle Changes and Family Health
    • Pediatric Primary Care for the Family
    • Grief Work Facilitation
    • Intellectual Disability in the Family
    • War and Families
    • Learning Disabilities in the Family
    • Health Needs of Childbearing Families
    • Power of Attorney
    • Music and Family Health
    • Optimal Healing Environments for Families
    • Problem Solving in the Context of Health and Illness
    • Health Needs of Childrearing Families
    • Life Span: Care Coordination for Chronic Illness/Disabilities and the Family
    • Life-Threatening Experiences, Support for the Family
    • Homeless Families
    • Psychiatric Medication for Families
    • Pain Management in the Home
    • Palliative Care and the Family
    • Rehabilitation Act
    • Illegal Alien Status and Family Health
    • Multiple Sclerosis and the Family
    • Navigating the U.S. Educational System When a Child Has Special Needs
    • Immigrant Families
    • Resuscitation, Family Presence During
    • Pharmacotherapy in the Context of Family for Acute Mental Illness
    • Pharmacotherapy in the Context of Family for Chronic Mental Illness
    • Role of Families in Health Promotion
    • Immigration Status and Family Health
    • Oncological Radiation Process in the Family
    • Resources for Families During Life-Threatening Illnesses
    • Job Loss Transition for Families
    • Roles of Health Care Providers for Families, Current
    • Pharmacotherapy in the Context of Family for Chronic/Terminal Physical Illness
    • Psychoeducational Interventions for Families
    • Roles of Health Care Providers for Families, Emerging
    • Last Child Leaving Home
    • Schizophrenia and the Family
    • Siblings of Ill Children
    • Managing Work and Family Responsibilities in the Age of Increased Technology
    • School Nursing and the Health of Families
    • Respite Care
    • Selecting Adult Day Services
    • Selecting Health Care for Families With Children and Youth
    • Maternal Lactation
    • Spina Bifida and the Family
    • Moving, Effect on the Family
    • Social Security
    • Selecting Child Care for Children
    • Therapeutic Play and the Family
    • Social Support Systems for the Family
    • Natural Disasters, Destruction of Family Home During
    • Nonmarital Childbearing
    • Standardized Languages Use in the Health Care of Families
    • Youth Violence Prevention in the Family
    • Systems Supporting Family Health
    • Parental Abandonment
    • Parental Attachment
    • Types of Family Provider Relationships
    • Welfare Benefits and Family Health
    • Parenting
    • Postpartum Depression
    • Preconceptual Counseling for Childbearing Couples
    • Premature Infant in the Childbearing Family
    • Remarriage and Stepfamilies
    • Retirement
    • Roles and Functions of Families: Divorce
    • Same-Sex Partner Rights
    • Selecting Long-Term Care Placement for Family Members
    • Sibling Death/Loss
    • Teen Pregnancy
    • United States Military Families, Disruptions
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