• YVP Contributes to APA Report on Gun Violence

    The American Psychological Association has called for a comprehensive approach to the prevention of gun violence.

  • Position Statement on the Connecticut Shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School

    Read the prevention recommendations of the Interdisciplinary Group on Preventing School and Community Violence.

  • YVP Team Conducting Statewide School Climate and Safety Study

    Our 4-year, federally-funded project is off to a good start.

  • New Virginia legislation mandates threat assessment teams for K-12 schools

    YVP is providing statewide threat assessment training.

  • YVP Report Finds Racial Disparities in Virginia School Suspensions

    However, schools using our threat assessment model have lower suspension rates

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Our team of faculty and graduate students conducts research on effective methods and policies for youth violence prevention and school safety.

Our Staff Publications  |  Presentations


Post Docs on Staff

  • Juliette Berg, Ph.D.

Graduate Students on Staff

  • Pooja Datta
  • Anna Heilbrun
  • Joy Yuane Jia
  • Anna Lacey
  • Marisa Malone
  • Erin Nekvasil
  • Kathan Shukla
  • Elizabeth Xiaoxin Wei

Research Assistants on Staff

  • Allie Anderson
  • Sara Millspaugh


Virginia Youth Violence Project
Curry School of Education
P.O. Box 400270, Charlottesville, VA 22904-4270
One Morton Drive, Room 107TL1, Charlottesville, VA 22903
P: 434-924-8929
F: 434-924-1433

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