Volume 2 Issue 11November 2011
In This Issue
NNHVIP Publishes Program Replication Guide
NNHVIP presents at APHA
NNHVIP releases best practices guide
Violence is Preventable: A Best Practices Guide for Launching & Sustaining a Hospital-based Program to Break the Cycle of Violence, by Naneen Karraker, M.A., Rebecca M. Cunningham, M.D., Marla G. Becker, MPH, Joel A. Fein, M.D., MPH and Lyndee M. Knox, Ph.D.
  • Want to learn how to start a hospital-based violence intervention program?
  • Interested in learning how to support direct care staff?
  • Need guidance on how to obtain and sustain funding for a hospital-based program?

These are just some of the topics in this 160-page guide, which combines the latest research in the field with the on-the-ground combined wisdom of established hospital-based violence intervention programs. This NNHVIP publication offers a soup-to-nuts guide on not only how to create a program in your community, but how already existing programs can improve by integrating best practices and new ideas.


NNHVIP members present at the American Public Health Association's 139th Annual Meeting


We are spreading the word about violence as a public health issue! Members of NNHVIP presented a panel session, entitled Intersecting with the Community to Address Violence: The National Network on Hospital-Based Violence Intervention Programs, at the APHA Annual Conference in Washington, DC, on November 1st. 

Presenters Standing From Left to Right: Drs. Theodore Corbin, Carnell Cooper, Rochelle Dicker, Marlene Melzer-Lange, and Thea James  


Upcoming Events


January 23-26, 2012

26th Annual San Diego International Conference on Child and Family Maltreatment 

San Diego, CA| Chadwick Center for Children and Families, Rady's Children's Hospital


March 4-7, 2012

23rd Annual National Youth at Risk Conference 

Savannah, Georgia| Georgia Southern University


March 13-15, 2012

Preventing, Assessing, and Treating Child, Adolescent, and Adult Trauma 

Honolulu, Hawaii| Institute on Violence, Abuse, and Trauma



April 11-13, 2012

Blueprints for Violence Prevention 

San Antonio, TX| University of Colorado, Boulder


is dedicated to

strengthening existing hospital-based violence interventionprograms and helping develop similar programs in communities across the country.

In this issue, you will find information on:

  • News and Updates
  • Funding Opportunities
  • New Research 
  • Collaboration Opportunities

Contact Us

Ayana Bradshaw
NNHVIP Project Manager
Research Updates

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Resource Spotlight 

Webinars from the Council of State Governments Justice Center 


A series of live and archived webcasts as part of their National Reentry Resource Center. Sessions discuss topics such as research on the effects of parole and probation in reducing recidivism and family based treatment programs for reentry. Recordings and copies of the slides from each session are available for download.


This e-bulletin was produced by Youth ALIVE! under grant #2009-SZ-B9-K004 awarded by the Office for Victims of Crime, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice. The opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations

expressed in this e-bulletin are those of the contributors and do not necessarily represent the official position of policies of the U.S. Department of Justice.  


National Network of Hospital-based Violence Intervention Programs (NNHVIP)

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