Violence Institute is a multi-disciplinary center that:
research into the causes, prevention, and reduction
of all types of violence including youth violence, child
abuse, domestic violence and intentional assault injury.
policies and programs that address violence which are
based on good science and objective evaluation and which
are cost-effective and implementable.
evaluations of programs designed to prevent or reduce
violence to determine their efficacy.
and implements pilot programs designed to reduce or prevent
outreach activities including public speaking, training,
and presentation of papers at professional meetings
that inform practitioners and researchers about what
is known about the causes and prevention of violence.
policy analyses to inform both state and local governments