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Violence Institute of NJ
151 Centennial Ave.
Suite 1400
Piscataway, NJ 08854


   The Violence Institute is a multi-disciplinary center that:

Conducts research into the causes, prevention, and reduction of all types of violence including youth violence, child abuse, domestic violence and intentional assault injury.

Develops policies and programs that address violence which are based on good science and objective evaluation and which are cost-effective and implementable.

Conducts evaluations of programs designed to prevent or reduce violence to determine their efficacy.

Develops and implements pilot programs designed to reduce or prevent violence.

Conducts 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.

Conducts policy analyses to inform both state and local governments and agencies.