Crime Prevention Partners

Resources

Below is a list of useful resources for community partners to combat youth involvement in gangs.

Evidence-based Practices

This article describes some of what we know about the cause of crime and delinquency, links these findings with crime reduction strategies, and looks at some of the evidence concerning the effectiveness of these crime prevention programs.

Schools and Parents

The Canadian Public Health Association Assessment Toolkit for Bullying, Harassment and Peer Relations at School is a companion document to the Safe School Surveys and the CPHA Safe School Study Research Report.

Schools and Parents

Key objectives of the Safe School Study project of the Canadian Public Health Association (CPHA) include the development and testing of a toolkit for the evaluation of school-based programs and the publication of standards for quality school programs.

Schools and Parents

This paper reports on the involvement of parents in addressing the self reported bully-victim and sexual harassment problems of their children at school.

Strength-based Approaches

There is strong evidence to show that the “get tougher” movement Canada does not reduce youth crime. What does is the development of effective prevention programs for children and adolescents.

Funding

These pages provide information on sources of funding and support for community development in B.C.

Funding

Public Safety Canada's National Crime Prevention Centre (NCPC) provides funding to strategically selected projects that contribute to preventing and reducing crime in Canada and to increasing knowledge about what works in crime prevention.

Community Crime Prevention

The website provides information about the BC Crime Prevention Association.

Evidence-based Practices

The resource tool is comprised of a collection of information that was gathered from 23 programs across the Province of British Columbia.

Strength-based Approaches

The Developmental Assets are 40 common sense, positive experiences and qualities that help influence choices young people make and help them become caring, responsible adults.
 

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