A Series of Culturally Relevant Models to Prevent School-Age Youth Violence: A 4-Year (2001–2005) Family and Community Violence Prevention Study
The Family and Community Violence Prevention (FCVP) Program, a 12-year federally funded initiative, was established in 1994 to address the escalation of youth violence among ethnic minorities. The program was implemented through a cooperative agreement between Central State University, Wilberforce, Ohio, and the Office of Minority Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and adapted the public health model which views violence as a public health disease. Through this cooperative agreement, a total of 45 Family Life Centers were organized in 23 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands to serve youth who were considered to be at risk for violence and other abusive behaviors.
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