The National Center for Children Exposed to Violence (NCCEV) works to increase the capacity of individuals and communities to reduce the incidence and impact of violence on children and families; to train and support the professionals who provide intervention and treatment to children and families affected by violence; and to increase professional and public awareness of the effects of violence on children, families, communities, and society. NCCEV is a resource center for anyone seeking information about the effects of violence on children and the initiatives designed to address this problem. It is also a provider of training, technical assistance, and consultation to a variety of collaborative community programs across the country. NCCEV is supported by grants from the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, US Department of Justice; the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration; and the US Department of Education.
The National Center for Children Exposed to Violence publishes educational materials and maintains a resource center, which provides public access to a wide variety of materials on childrenís exposure to violence within homes, schools, and communities. The collections - both virtual and physical - address research, public awareness, and the application of principles and practices in intervention and prevention. Materials in the resource center are included in the Centerís Children Exposed to Violence Database, an online library of citations to articles, books, chapters, curricula, reports, videos, and other publications.
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