Multilevel analyses revealed significant intervention effects for two of the seven outcomes.
Students in intervention schools were 56% less likely to self-report homophobic name-calling victimization and 39% less likely to report sexual violence perpetration than students in control schools in one state.
These programs and services include: Through a vigorous legislative agenda in Springfield and innovative partnerships with law enforcement around the state, Attorney General Madigan also continues to work toward improved sex offender management in Illinois, a reduced rate of crime against women, and more aggressive prosecutions of criminals who abuse women.
A Safe Place (Zion, IL) As the leading advocate for eliminating domestic violence in northern Illinois, A Safe Place provides information and training about domestic violence to students, professionals and the general community.
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The Bureau also supports services to reduce and prevent domestic violence through education to abusers and assistance to the court system.
Center on Halsted (formerly Horizons Community Services) (Chicago, IL – North Side) Center on Halsted LGBTQ Violence Resource Line was created in response to the growing need for victim assistance for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and HIV-positive (LGBTQH) people.
School-based social-emotional (SEL) programs that address interpersonal conflict and teach emotion management have succeeded in reducing youth aggression among elementary school youth, with few studies in middle schools.
Results of a two-year cluster-randomized (36 schools) clinical trial of Second Step Middle School Program (Committee for Children, 2008) on reducing aggression and victimization are presented.
Each year, we work with thousands of individuals through these programs, all offered free of charge.
Illinois Department of Human Services Bureau of Domestic and Sexual Violence Prevention The Bureau of Domestic & Sexual Violence Prevention supports comprehensive, community-based services to reduce the incidence of domestic and sexual violence and to ensure that survivors have acccess to safety, medical care, crisis support, legal advocacy and counseling services for themselves and their significant others.
In 1986, Between Friends was founded by volunteers from the National Council of Jewish Women and the North Shore Junior League of Evanston as a small grantmaking body dedicated to raising funds for local domestic violence programs.