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CE Course Description
Youth violence is widespread in the United States and it impacts the health of individuals, families, schools, and communities. The purpose of this brief continuing education course, developed using information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, is to provide an overview of the prevalence and characteristics of teen violence and bullying and to address prevention efforts. Risk and protective factors, research findings, and strategies to help youth who are exposed to violence and bullying are also discussed.
CE Course Objectives
1. Discuss the prevalence and characteristics of youth violence, teen dating violence, school violence, and bullying.
2. Identify how youth violence and bullying impact personal well-being as well as the health of schools and communities.
3. Describe risk factors that contribute to perpetration and victimization among youth, as well as protective factors that decrease risk.
4. Outline specific strategies to address and prevent bullying, teen dating violence, and school violence.
5, Summarize the relationship between bullying and suicide, including research findings and how school personnel can take action.
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Course Date: 2016-10-04
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