Youth Violence Prevention

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    Programs that attempt to reduce the incidence of violent acts committed by youth on the streets, in the schools or in other settings through a variety of educational interventions which may focus on children of various ages, parents, people who work with families, the schools, health care providers, law enforcement officials and/or the community at large. The program may provide information about model/promising prevention and intervention programs and crisis response strategies; descriptions of the risk factors associated with youth violence; research including statistics on violence committed by and against children and teens; outreach; and/or presentations that may be tailored for a variety of audiences.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    Domestic Violence Community Education - Alternative HorizonsAlternative Horizons provides general educational presentations within the community, with specific prevention curriculum to Middle School through College aged youth. Alternative Horizons also provides Workplace Violence Presentations to employers as well as bilingual and bicultural educational workshops.La Plata County701 Camino Del RioAlternative Horizons
    TARGET - District Attorney's Office, 10th Judicial DistrictTARGET is a multi-session class designed to educate youth who have been charged with a weapons-related offenses such as carrying knives, air guns, handguns, or any other similar offense. This program teaches juveniles about the dangers and consequences of possessing or using a weapon, how to resolve conflict without violence, and increases awareness of the negative aspects of crime. Numerous guest speakers from throughout the community speak to participants, including prosecutors, law enforcement officials, former offenders, and victims of weapons-related crimes.Pueblo CountyT.A.R.G.E.T.District Attorney's Office, 10th Judicial District
    Violence Prevention and Peer Education - Advocates Building Peaceful CommunitiesOffers a 15-hour training to high school students from all three school districts in Routt County on issues such as dating violence, sexual harassment, bullying, and sexual assault. Students then present this information to their peers and younger students.Routt CountyAdvocates Building Peaceful CommunitiesAdvocates Building Peaceful Communities

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