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Introduction (Chapter 1): Youth Violence - A Surgeon General's Report

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About the Course:

Introduction (Chapter 1): Youth Violence – Surgeon General’s Report summarizes an extensive body of research and seeks to clarify seemingly contradictory trends, such as the discrepancies between official reports of youth violence and young people’s self-reports of violent behaviors. It discusses factors that increase the risk, or statistical probability, that a young person will become violent. Finally, this report will explore the less well developed research area of factors that seem to protect youths from viewing violence as an acceptable—or inevitable—way of approaching or responding to life events.

This course is based on the reading-based online article, Introduction (Chapter 1): Youth Violence – A Surgeon General’s Report created by U. S. Department of Health and Human Services

Journal/Publisher:

Surgeon General

Publication Date:

2001

Course Material Author

U. S. Department of Health and Human Services

U. S. Department of Health and Human Services authored the material only, and was not involved in creating this CE course. They are identified here for your own evaluation of the relevancy of the material this course is based on.

Course Creator

Tyler Gibson

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, and social workers who seek knowledge about youth violence. It is appropriate for intermediate to advanced levels of participants' knowledge.

Course Objectives:

After taking this course, you should be able to:

  1. Explain the public health approach to youth violence.
  2. Recall the myths about youth violence.
  3. Identify the potential risk factors for serious youth violence.

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Course Retired
Course Number 101971
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