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A Practical Guide for Crisis Response in Our Schools provides an overview of what a crisis is, as well as responses to crisis situations. The guide also includes crisis response checklists, sample letters, case examples, and sample media announcements.

Author(s): American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress
Price: 19.95
Publication Date: 1999
Contact Information:

The American Academy of Experts in Traumatic
Stress Administrative Offices
368 Veterans Memorial Highway
Commack, New York 11725
(516) 543-2217
Fax: (516) 543-6977

The Child Development Project offers a variety of print and video resources that provide practical, piloted strategies for building classroom and schoolwide community.

Contact Information:
Child Development Project
Development Studies Center
2000 Embarcadero, Suite 305
Oakland, CA 94606

Coping with Weapons and Violence at School on Your Streets explores the roots of violence and extreme behaviors. The book also examines ways that students, peer mediators, teachers, and community members can make a difference, as well as gives examples of people who have made their streets and schools safe environments.

Author(s): Miller, M.
Price: 17.95
Publication Date: 1999
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Creating Safe Schools: What the Principal Can Do reviews the sources and causes of violence, as well as describes nine approaches for creating a safer school setting. The book also describes techniques for getting students, parents, the community, and the central office involved in creating a safer school.

Author(s): Hill, M.S. & Hill, F. W.
Price: 49.95
Publication Date: 1994
Contact Information: Can be purchased at

Crime in the Schools gives an overview of crime in schools, traditional police responses to school crime, and a description of the West Mecklenburg High School problem-solving model. This model gives students the power, proficiency, and partnership to develop innovative strategies for increasing safety and reducing fear in school.

Author(s): Kenney, D. J. & Watson, T. S.
Price: 23.95
Publication Date: 1998
Contact Information:

Police Executive Research Forum
1120 Conneticut Avenue N.W. Suite 930
Washington, D.C., 20036

Dangerous Schools: What We Can Do About the Physical and Emotional Abuse of Our Children discusses how unnecessarily harsh and punitive disciplinary action against students creates a climate that contributes to school violence. The book also offers guidelines for assisting parent and educators in recognizing illegal and unethical school practices.

Author(s): Hyman, I. A., & Snook, P. A.
Price: 17.50
Publication Date: 1999
Contact Information: Can be purchased at

Deadly Consequences: How Violence is Destroying Our Teenage Population and a Plan to Begin Solving the Problem examines the epidemic of violence and describes a public health approach to reduce violence.

Author(s): Prothrow-Stith, D., & Weissman, M.
Price: 11.70
Publication Date: 1991
Contact Information: Can be purchased at

Let's Talk About Living in a World with Violence: An Activity Book for School-Age Children uses stories and activities to teach children about violence.

Author(s): Garbarino, J.
Price: 14.95
Publication Date: 1993
Contact Information:

Erikson Institute
420 North Wabash Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60611
(312) 775-2250

Preventing Teenage Violence: An Empirical Paradigm for Schools and Families describes a complete prevention program and a battery of assessment measures that help service providers plan and evaluate the delivery of youth violence prevention programs.

Author(s): Wodarski, J. S., & Wodarski, L. A.
Price: 37.95
Publication Date: 1998
Contact Information:

Springer Publishing Co.
536 Broadway
New York, NY 10012

Reaching Out to Troubled Kids offers ideas for adults who want to develop trust with the at-risk children and adolescents in their lives.

Author(s): Fad, K. S.
Price: 9.50
Contact Information:

Sopris West
4093 Specialty Place
Longmont, CO 80504
Phone: (303) 651-2829 Fax: (303) 776-5934

School Violence: A Reference Handbook gives an overview of the issue of school violence and offers strategies to eliminate and prevent school violence.

Author(s): Kopka, D. L.
Price: 45.00
Publication Date: 1997
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School Violence Intervention: A Practical Handbook discusses interventions for controlling and reducing school violence. The book includes topics such as practitioners' perspectives, student-oriented interventions, school-oriented interventions, and system-oriented interventions.

Author(s): Goldstein, A. P., & Conoley, J. C. (Eds.).
Price: 55.00
Publication Date: 1997
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Solving Violence Problems in Your School: Why a Systematic Approach is Necessary examines the issue of violence and makes a case for systematic approaches to violence. The book also includes a survey for assessing where a school system stands on violence problems.

Author(s): Remboldt, C.
Price: 2.95
Publication Date: 1994
Contact Information:

Johnson Institute
7205 Ohms Lane
Minneapolis, MN 55439-2159
(800) 231-5165

Violence in American Schools reviews the latest research on the causes of youth violence, as well as describes and evaluates strategies for the prevention and treatment of violence. Lastly, the book offers a new strategy for the problem of youth violence.

Author(s): Elliott, D. S., Hamburg, B. A., & Williams, K.R.
Price: 19.95
Publication Date: 1997
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Violence Prevention and Reduction in Schools provides an overview of violence in the classroom and provides strategies that have been shown to positively affect levels of disruptive behaviors and violence in schools.

Author(s): Bender, W.N., Clinton, G., & Bender, R. L.
Price: 29.00
Publication Date: 1999
Contact Information: Can be purchased at

Violence Prevention Curriculum for Adolescents seeks to show high school students the extent to which they are at risk of homicide, the factors that usually attend a homicide, the major caused of homicide, and positive ways to deal with anger and arguments.

Author(s): Prothrow-Stith, D.
Price: 44.70
Publication Date:
Contact Information:

Education Development Center, INC.
55 Chapel Street
Newton, MA 02160

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