Category Archive: Violence Intervention Program

Jun 16 2017

Alex’s Lemonade Kickoff, Baby Sleep Study, Military Families, Driving with ADHD, Reducing ED Pain

Rounding out a week of soaring temperatures and some exciting research at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, we bring you this week’s headline highlights.

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Jun 13 2017

Do Assault-injured Youth Want Mental Health Care?

The majority of adolescent males receiving care in the pediatric emergency department after experiencing a violence-related injury — typically from peer assaults — felt they needed mental health services, according to a study by researchers from the Violence Intervention Program (VIP) at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/snapshot-science-assault-injured-youth-want-mental-health-care/

Apr 22 2016

CHOP Research In the News: Youth Violence, Novice Drivers, Obesity and Sexual Behavior

This week’s In the News tackles some risky business, from youth violence, to novice drivers, and the relationship between obesity in adolescence and sexual behavior. Read on to find out how researchers are exploring new approaches to these complex issues.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/chop-research-news-youth-violence-novice-drivers-obesity-sexual-behavior/

Mar 07 2016

In the Neighborhood: Environmental Features Associated With Teen Homicide

It is not a pretty picture. Boarded up, dilapidated buildings. Overgrown vacant lots filled with debris. Security bars on homes and businesses. A landscape of disorder surrounds many urban youth who are at higher risk of homicide. A new study took a close look at Philadelphia neighborhoods to determine if certain environmental features could be associated with youth violence.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/neighborhood-environmental-features-associated-teen-homicide/

Jun 11 2015

Supportive Family Connections Decrease Odds of Violence Exposure

Adolescent medicine physician at CHOP, Alison Culyba, MD, MPH, is pursuing research to understand the factors against interpersonal violence and find ways to help support youth in urban environments.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/supportive-family-connections-decrease-odds-of-violence-exposure/