Criminology and Criminal Justice

2011 Youth Violence Prevention Conference

 

10th Annual Youth Violence Prevention Conference
Juvenile Victimization and Prevention Strategies

Thursday, April 21st, 2011
8:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
University of Missouri-St. Louis
J.C. Penney Conference Center

Presenters:

Dr. Kristin Carbone-Lopez
Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice
University of Missouri-St. Louis
Bullying Victimization: Separating Reality from Fiction (PowerPoint)

Dr. Finn-Aage Esbensen
Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice
University of Missouri-St. Louis
Promising Results from the National Evaluation of the GREAT Program (PowerPoint)

Dr. Denise Gottfredson
Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice
University of Maryland
School Climate and Delinquency (PowerPoint)

Dr. Sharon Johnson
School of Social Work
University of Missouri-St. Louis
Beyond the Veil of Mentoring: What Really Works in Reducing Youth Risk (PowerPoint)

Dr. Jody Miller
School of Criminal Justice
Rutgers University
Race, Gender, Inequality, and Violence Against Girls in St. Louis
(PowerPoint)

The Program:

Speakers at the 2011 conference will examine victimization and strategies for reducing adolescent victimization. Research findings from St. Louis and other cities will identify the extent and type of victimizations occurring both in the community and in schools. Evidence-based policies and programs for violence reduction will also be discussed. Specifically, speakers will examine three main themes:

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See also conference materials of the 2010 Youth Violence Prevention Conference