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
    Community Education & Prevention - Alternative HorizonsAlternative Horizons facilitates 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 as well. Contact the agency to find out more about presentations and workshops available at local schools and businesses.La Plata CountyAlternative HorizonsAlternative Horizons
    Domestic Violence Programs - Alternatives To Violence24 hour crisis intervention for victims of violent crimes including domestic violence and sexual assault. Individual and group counseling for youth and adults at no cost. Two year transitional living program for battered women with children. Prevention, education and outreach program in the schools.Larimer CountyAlternatives To ViolenceAlternatives To Violence
    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

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