Performance Improvement 2005. Evaluation of the ACT Against Violence Training Program


The purpose of the project was to finalize and conduct a cross-site evaluation of the ACT Against Violence Community Training Program sites. The objectives of the study were: 1) to assess whether or not the Community Training Program was successfully disseminated and implemented; 2) to examine the factors that affect successful dissemination, adoption and implementation of the training program; 3) to compare findings across the three training sites; and 4) to assess the involvement of the public health sector in each of the three training Violence among youth is a significant public health concern. In 1998, homicide was the 4th leading cause of death for youth 10-14 years of age, and the 2nd leading cause of death for youth between the ages of 15 and 24.

PIC ID: 8139; Agency Sponsor: CDC, Centers for Disease Control; Federal Contact: Saul, Janet, 404-639-6143; Performer: Battelle, Arlington, VA

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