Addressing Violence in Public Housing Communities
Case Examples of Violence Prevention and Intervention Strategies from Public Housing Primary Care Grantees
Resource Topic: Social Determinants of Health (SDOH), Emerging Issues, Clinical Issues, Quality Improvement, Special and Vulnerable Populations, Promising/Best Practices
Resource Subtopic: Community, Health, and Housing Partnerships, Behavioral Health, Health Equity.
Keywords: Adolescents and Youth, Infants, Toddlers, and Children (Pediatrics), Injury and Violence Prevention, Prevention, Residents of Public Housing, Safety Net Providers.
Year Developed: 2019
Resource Type: Publication
Primary Audience: Board of Directors
C-Suite (CEOs, CFOs, CIOs, COOs, CMOs, etc)
Secondary Audience: Administrative Staff
National Center for Health in Public Housing
(See other resources developed by this organization).
Resource Summary: The purpose of this report is to provide Health Centers located in or immediately accessible to public housing with best practices and examples of violence prevention and intervention programs that can be implemented in their communities. NCHPH conducted background research on violence and crime statistics from the Federal Bureau of Investigation Uniform Crime Reporting Program, interviewed four Health Center staff, and analyzed the interviews to identify overlapping themes, lessons learned, and successful strategies used to address and prevent violence.
Resource Details: Publication from the National Center for Health in Public Housing