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    How to Raise a Nonviolent Child
    How to Raise a Nonviolent ChildAn overview of anger Whenever I am asked what is different about children today compared to thirty years ago, when I started working with children, I immediately answer, anger. We have so many angry children, and th...
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    When Good People Do Nothing
    When Good People Do NothingWarning Signs Ignored in California Before 15-year-old Charles Andrew Williams allegedly opened fire in a southern California high school in March, 2001, killing 2 and wounding 13, he shared fragments of his plans with ...
    Katy Abel
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    Homeschooling Out of Fear
    Given all the school killings in recent years, many parents are having second thoughts about enrolling or keeping their children in school. ...
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    Violent Friend
    Our expert weighs in on what a 15-year-old might do to help a violent friend. ...
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    Teen Worried About Students Who "Love Death"
    Many kids have a fascination with death, and those kids are now encouraged by local TV news that also has a fascination with death. ...
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    Threats and Predictions of Violence
    There are strategies for evaluations that improve predictions and case-management of situations that might escalate to violence. ...
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    Kids Who Bring Guns to School
    Kids say the main reason they bring guns to school is to protect themselves from real and/or potential violence. ...
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    Toy Finder
    Find our top picks for the best toys of the year!
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    Protecting Sons from Violent Teen
    After a shooting incident involving a teenage neighbor, a parent wonders how to safeguard her kids. ...
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    Gavin de Becker
    Gavin de BeckerGavin de Becker is widely regarded as our nation's leading expert on the prediction and management of violence. He is the best-selling author of The Gift of Fear and Protecting the Gift. (Read what people are saying about this impo...
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    Avoiding School Shootings
    Avoiding School Shootings The Littleton tragedy and others like it highlight the urgent need for an open dialogue and better communication and coordination among community leaders, parents, teachers, clergy, and youth services organizations to id...
    James Irving
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    7 Ways to Curb Kids' Exposure to Violence
    Did you know that U.S. children are more likely to be exposed to violence than adults? According to the U.S. Department of Justice, most American children are regularly exposed to violence — in the media, at home, in school, and in their commun...
    Erin Dower
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    Explaining Tragedy to a Preschooler
    A preschooler is too young to comprehend school killings or to be exposed to media images or discussions of this tragedy. ...
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    School Violence Prevention Check List
    School Violence Prevention Check ListMany of us are wondering what we can do as parents, educators, and students to ensure school safety. The first step is to know what questions to ask about safety at your school. Here is a school violence preve...
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    Fears About School Violence
    Virtually every child in the country has heard--or seen--stories about students like themselves being gunned down. How do children experience the media's coverage of these events? How children respond to memories--or news stories--of schoolyard...
    Alvin Poussaint, M.D.
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    School Violence Reality Check Quiz
    The media focuses on tragic crimes, but just how serious is the violence in schools today? ...
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    Book Finder
    Find our top picks for the best books of the year!
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    Homeschooling Out of Fear
    Given all the school killings in recent years, many parents are having second thoughts about enrolling or keeping their children in school. ...