Violence Prevention: School-Based Programs
Universal school-based programs to reduce or prevent violent behavior are delivered to all children in a given school or grade. They aim to teach students about the problem of violence and its prevention, and are used with children at all grade levels from pre-kindergarten through high school.
Task Force Recommendations and Findings
This table lists an intervention reviewed by the Community Guide, with a summary of the Task Force finding (definitions of findings). Click on an underlined intervention title for a summary of the review.
|Intervention||Task Force Finding|
|School-Based Programs to Reduce Violence||Recommended
The findings and conclusions on this page are those of the Community Preventive Services Task Force and do not necessarily represent those of CDC. Task Force evidence-based recommendations are not mandates for compliance or spending. Instead, they provide information and options for decision makers and stakeholders to consider when determining which programs, services, and policies best meet the needs, preferences, available resources, and constraints of their constituents.
The content of publications of the Guide to Community Preventive Services is in the public domain. Citation as to source, however, is appreciated. Sample citation: Guide to Community Preventive Services. Violence Prevention: school-based programs. www.thecommunityguide.org/violence/school.html. Last updated: MM/DD/YYYY.
- Page last reviewed: May 30, 2014
- Page last updated: May 30, 2014
- Content source: The Guide to Community Preventive Services