Violence in Schools

  • Lisa A. RappEmail author
  • John S. Wodarski


The authors discuss trends in the incidence of various forms of school violence, including bullying, violence, gang involvement, and drug-related violence. Research-based assessment and intervention strategies are discussed with an emphasis on prevention. The authors also discuss research related to the roles of teachers, parents, and social workers in prevention efforts.


School violence Substance abuse Gang involvement Bullying Research Intervention Prevention 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Educational Social Services, Saint Leo UniversitySt. LeoUSA
  2. 2.College of Social WorkUniversity of TennesseeKnoxvilleUSA

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