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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

The CDC website provides an excellent overview of violence prevention, focusing on the topics of Child Maltreatment, Intimate Partner Violence, Sexual Violence and Suicide.
For more information click the link below.

http://www.cdc.gov/ncipc/dvp/dvp.htm

Survivors of Torture

The Florida Center for Survivors of Torture's National Partnership for Community Training wrote and edited a 7-chapter paper on best practices in the refugee trauma and survivors of torture field. The work, "Best, Promising, and Emerging Practices: A Compendium for providers working with survivors of torture" provides an easily accesible desk reference of effective practices that providers can refer to and implement when identifying and working with survivors of torture.

http://gulfcoastjewishfamilyandcommunityservices.org/refugee/2011/03/24/best-promising-and-emerging-practices/

Family Violence

The National Criminal Justice Reference Service website provides information on family violence using the National Incident-Based Reporting System of the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Uniform Crime Reporting Program.

http://www.ncjrs.gov/spotlight/family_violence/facts.html

Domestic Violence Crime in Florida

For the most recent data on Florida’s County and Jurisdictional Domestic Violence Offense data check the Florida Department of Law Enforcement at

http://www.fdle.state.fl.us/fsac/Crime_Trends/download/pdf/dvoff_jur06.pdf

The Cost of Violence in the U.S.

This informative fact sheet from the Centers for Disease Control covers the cost of violence in the United States:

http://www.cdc.gov/ncipc/factsheets/CostOfViolence.htm

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