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  • YVP Contributes to APA Report on Gun Violence

    The American Psychological Association has called for a comprehensive approach to the prevention of gun violence.

  • Position Statement on the Connecticut Shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School

    Read the prevention recommendations of the Interdisciplinary Group on Preventing School and Community Violence.

  • YVP Team Conducting Statewide School Climate and Safety Study

    Our 4-year, federally-funded project is off to a good start.

  • New Virginia legislation mandates threat assessment teams for K-12 schools

    YVP is providing statewide threat assessment training.

  • YVP Report Finds Racial Disparities in Virginia School Suspensions

    However, schools using our threat assessment model have lower suspension rates


Our team of faculty and graduate students conducts research on effective methods and policies for youth violence prevention and school safety.

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Post Docs on Staff

  • Juliette Berg, Ph.D.

Graduate Students on Staff

  • Pooja Datta
  • Anna Heilbrun
  • Joy Yuane Jia
  • Anna Lacey
  • Marisa Malone
  • Erin Nekvasil
  • Kathan Shukla
  • Elizabeth Xiaoxin Wei

Research Assistants on Staff

  • Allie Anderson
  • Sara Millspaugh


Virginia Youth Violence Project
Curry School of Education
P.O. Box 400270, Charlottesville, VA 22904-4270
One Morton Drive, Room 107TL1, Charlottesville, VA 22903
P: 434-924-8929
F: 434-924-1433

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