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Fall 2021: “Social Work Team Leads Efforts in Creating Statewide Violence Prevention Plan” https://socialwork.illinois.edu/news/social-work-team-leads-efforts-in-creating-statewide-violence-prevention-plan/ May 2021: “Youths with diverse gender identities bullied up to three times more often than peers, study finds” https://news.illinois.edu/view/6367/462003792 November 2018: “Youth dating violence shaped by parents’ conflict-handling views, study finds” https://news.illinois.edu/view/6367/718126

Statewide Violence Prevention Plan

https://vpp.icjia.cloud/ Violence remains a public health crisis and a leading cause of death for individuals in Illinois. However, research and evidence-based practices have taught us is that violence can be prevented. Violence prevention efforts seek to decrease vulnerability (i.e., factors that place individuals at a higher risk for violence) and increase resiliency (i.e., factors thatContinue reading “Statewide Violence Prevention Plan”

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