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Techniques for teaching people how to stay safe

Strategy: Assisting Child Victims
Strategy Coordination of victim assistance services focused on the developmental needs of child victims of crime or abuse helps . . .

Strategy: Corporate Support for Antiviolence Projects
Strategy Corporations contribute to or implement antiviolence campaigns using their products, services, and resources. The visibility of corporate community . . .

Strategy: Community-Based Victim Assistance
Strategy Community-based victim assistance programs operated in partnership with policing agencies effectively combine support for victims with education aimed . . .

Strategy: Crime Prevention Services For The Elderly
Strategy Crime prevention and victim services help address the special vulnerability to crime and violence of some elderly people. . . .

Strategy: Daily Wellness Checks
Strategy Law enforcement can use wellness checks as a way to work directly with seniors to create innovative solutions . . .

Strategy: Dealing With Serious Habitual Offenders
Strategy Comprehensive action and targeted enforcement helps law enforcement agencies identify and apprehend serious, habitual juvenile offenders. Such programs . . .

Strategy: Easy Access to Prevention and Treatment Services
Strategy When a community provides easy access to prevention and early intervention services, these services reach youth and adults . . .

Strategy: Establishing Safe Drop-off Points for Abandoned Newborns
STRATEGY Provide a safe place for a mother in crisis to surrender her unharmed newborn without fear of prosecution . . .

Strategy: Gang Prevention Through Community Intervention With High-Risk Youth
Strategy Coordinated intervention by the community and law enforcement personnel reduces the likelihood that high-risk youth with become involved . . .

Strategy: Involving Youth in Violence Prevention
Strategy Youth should be involved in planning and carrying out strategies to prevent violence in their communities. They contribute . . .

Strategy: Providing Domestic Violence Services to Refugee Communities
Strategy Domestic violence agencies educate refugee community members about the law as it pertains to this crime and offer . . .

Strategy: Providing Self-Protection Courses for Women
Strategy This strategy encourages women to expand self-awareness with verbal, nonverbal, and physical self-defense techniques. Community Problem Addressed One . . .

Strategy: Public Dialogue and Community Mediation
Strategy Community-based public dialogues help identify neighborhood issues and resolve disputes among groups. Crime Problem Addressed The strategy addresses . . .

Strategy: Reduce Teen Dating Violence
Abuse in a dating relationship can be confusing and frightening at any age. But for teenagers, this abuse can . . .

Strategy: Reduce The Number Of Handguns In The Community
Strategy Buy-back programs and other strategies to reduce the number of handguns help reduce violence and other crime. Crime . . .

Strategy: Reinforce Community Standards Against Violence
Strategy Organized violence prevention and awareness campaigns reinforce community standards of nonviolence and help mobilize residents to act to . . .

Strategy: Responding Immediately to Domestic Violence Calls
Strategy Immediate response from law enforcement to domestic violence calls helps reduce the severity of injury to the victim. . . .

Strategy: Securing Property of Seniors in Long-Term Care Facilities
Strategy Securing the property of seniors helps provide the safest possible living and working environment for staff and residents . . .

Strategy: Setting Up Personal Emergency Response Services
Strategy Seniors use small in-home units to communicate the need for emergency services from police or fire departments. Community . . .

Strategy: Shaken Baby Awareness, Advice, and Advocacy
STRATEGY Promote awareness and prevention of Shaken Baby Syndrome with a strategic media campaign, and develop a community education . . .

Strategy: Teaching Teens To Prevent Dating Violence
Strategy Educating teens about abusive relationships helps prevent teen dating violence. Community Problem Addressed In dating situations, youth test . . .

Strategy: Training Emergency Room Staff To Prevent Violence
Strategy Violence-prevention training for hospital staff and security policies regarding violent patients and visitors reduce the incidence of violence . . .

Strategy: Using State Laws and Ordinances To Combat Gangs
Strategy State laws can help police enforce against youth gang crime, including graffiti, coercion of members, illegal trafficking in . . .