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FY 2003 OJJDP DISCRETIONARY CONTINUATION PROGRAMS - RESEARCH, EVALUATION AND STATISTICS

Award Information

Award #
2001-JN-FX-0011
Location
Awardee County
Cook
Congressional District
Status
Closed
Funding First Awarded
2001
Total funding (to date)
$799,996

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2001, $249,996)

Project Summary for 2001-JN-FX-0011 s1

The purpose of this supplemental award is to engage in the second year of the American Academy of Pediatrics Violence Intervention and Prevention Program (VIPP.) The project is developing a core program to assist healthcare professionals implement scientifically based and culturally competent counseling on topics contributing to violent behaviors. Underlying the development of VIPP is the belief that pediatricians, through screening, counseling and referral in the context of routine health care maintenance, can reduce injuries caused by interpersonal violence. This can be most effectively accomplished through the development of a standardized protocol to assist pediatricians in this task. The second year of this project will to develop the overall design and strategy for VIPP and make the decisions necessary to begin development of the materials.
NCA/NCF

The purpose of this supplemental award is to engage in the second year of the American Academy of Pediatrics Violence Intervention and Prevention Program (VIPP.) The project is developing a core program to assist healthcare professionals implement scientifically based and culturally competent counseling on topics contributing to violent behaviors. Underlying the development of VIPP is the belief that pediatricians, through screening, counseling and referral in the context of routine health care maintenance, can reduce injuries caused by interpersonal violence. This can be most effectively accomplished through the development of a standardized protocol to assist pediatricians in this task. The second year of this project will to develop the overall design and strategy for VIPP and make the decisions necessary to begin development of the materials.
NCA/NCF

This project is designed to develop a prototype Violence Intervention and Prevention Program (VIPP). This proposal is for the third year of a 3 year development project. Developing a successful violence prevention strategy requires an understanding of the knowledge, attitudes and beliefs of stakeholders: patients and families, primary care physicians, and public health experts. This information, as provided in VIPP, will allow health professionals to offer scientifically based and culturally sensitive advice to care givers around violence prevention. This award is NCA/NCF.

Date Created: September 29, 2001