Introduce a short-term family-based intervention therapy focused on strengths, protective factors and risk factors for youth with delinquency, violence, or substance abuse problems, and their families
Policies & Programs
Policies and programs that can improve health
filtered by "Government " and "Community Safety"
Focus police resources and enforcement on high-activity crime locations within a community (e.g., street blocks and buildings) using policing tactics such as increasing enforcement time, problem-oriented policing, etc.
Restrict youth under a certain age from being in public places during certain hours, usually at night
Arrange full-time foster care by relatives or adults who are not a child’s parent but have a family relationship with the child when a child is removed from home due to a safety concern
Provide a fixed, multi-component set of fall prevention interventions to older adults, usually in community settings, without an individualized risk assessment
Use an intensive, family- and community-based intervention that addresses individual, family and environmental risk factors that affect antisocial behaviors among serious juvenile offenders
Support the efforts of neighborhood residents to work together in preventing crime by reporting suspicious or potentially criminal behavior to local law enforcement
Establish roads that avoid built-up areas such as towns, cities, or commercial/business districts
Adopt regulations that address the safety of playground environment, equipment, and materials, as well as adult supervision
Allow law enforcement officials to stop drivers solely for failing to use a seat belt
Allow adults to possess a limited amount of marijuana for personal, non-medical use
Use victim-offender dialogue to address the harm caused by a crime and victims’ needs; can take place pre-arrest or post sentence via sharing circles, victim-offender mediation, or face-to-face conferences
Conduct individual assessments that gauge older adults’ risk of falling and develop personalized approaches to help prevent falls
Attach metal bars, frames, or crush proof cabs to a tractor that provide a safety zone for an operator in the event of a rollover or overturn
Organize tours of prison facilities for juvenile delinquents or youth at risk of delinquency and allow them to observe prison life and attend inmates’ presentations; also called juvenile awareness programs
Provide youth with teen dating violence education that addresses healthy relationships, gender norms, relationship coercion, and violence in a school setting
Strengthen laws that allow young drivers to safely gain driving experience before obtaining full driving privileges
Provide short-term employment opportunities for youth, especially those from disadvantaged backgrounds
Require fences around swimming pools
Modify the built environment to affect traffic speed and patterns via speed humps, pedestrian center crossing islands, roundabouts, etc.