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Taking Back our Communities:Gang Prevention Stategies for Tribal Communities

Program Type: Promising Practice -Programs not formally evaluated (or formal evaluation is not yet complete) but identified by experts as programs with results suggesting efficacy and worthy of further study in broader pilot implementation efforts.

"Taking Back our Communites: Gang Prevention Strategies for Tribal Communities" is a tool kit including a 7 minutes trigger video and 27 minutes training video. The kit was developed to help stimulate discussion and provide details about our 3 key messages: gangs are a serious problem in tribal communities, effective strategies for reducing gang violence, and resources available. The DVDs and training materials are used to assist other communities in addressing gang violence through implementation of the Gang Prevention through Intervention, Prevention and Suppression model.

Age Group(s):
Children, Adolescents, Adults

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Health Indicator(s):
Capacity Building and Assessment, Injury Prevention , Violence

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Name: Janelle Trottier
Site or Location Name: Aberdeen Area Indian Health Service
115 4th Ave. SE. Rm. 309
Aberdeen, SD 57401
United States
Phone: [605] 226-7474