HVIP Academic Articles

Research is ongoing in the field of hospital-based violence intervention work. These articles span across topics such as best practices for launching a hospital-based violence intervention program, cost-benefit analysis, and effective case management strategies. These links require journal membership; to access these articles please contact us and we will provide further information.

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Violence Intervention Programs: A primer for developing a comprehensive program for trauma centers

Bulletin of The American College of Surgeons 



A Comprehensive Technical Package for the Prevention of Youth Violence and Associated Risk Behaviors

National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2016


Development of an Emergency Department Violence Intervention Program for Youth: An Integrated Knowledge Translation Approach*

Prog Community Health Partnersh. 2016


Emergency Department Utilization Among Assault-Injured Youth: Implications for Youth Violence Screening

Pediatric Emergency Care. 2016


Hospital-based violence intervention: an emerging practice based on public health principles*

 Trauma Surg Acute Care Open, 2016



The Youth Nonfatal Violent Injury Review Panel: An Innovative Model to Inform Policy and Systems Change*

Public Health Reports, November–December 2015


Hospital-Based Violence Prevention: Progress and Opportunities*

Ann of Internal Medicine, November 2015


The Trauma Response Team: a Community Intervention for Gang Violence

Journal of urban health: Bulletin of the New York Academy of Medicine. October 2015


Hospital-centered violence intervention programs: a cost-effectiveness analysis

The American Journal of Surgery, April 2015


Saving lives and saving money: hospital-based violence intervention is cost-effective*

J Trauma Acute Care Surg. February 2015


Cost-benefit analysis simulation of a hospital-based violence intervention program*

American Journal of Preventive Medicine, February 2015


Hospitals as a Locus for Violence Intervention*

Oxford Textbook of Violence Prevention: Epidemiology, Evidence, and Policy, January 2015



Hospital-based violence intervention programs save lives and money*

The Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery, August 2013



Brief violence interventions with community case management services are effective for high-risk trauma patients*

The Journal of Trauma, July 2011


Violence is Preventable: A Best Practices Guide for Launching and Sustaining a Hospital-based Program to Break the Cycle of Violence*

Office of Victims of Crime, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice, 2011



Randomized trial of a case management program for assault-injured youth: impact on service utilization and risk for reinjury

Pediatric Emergency Care, March 2008


Effectiveness of a Mentor-Implemented, Violence Prevention Intervention for Assault-Injured Youths Presenting to the Emergency Department: Results of a Randomized Trial

Pediatrics, January 2008



Benefits of a hospital-based peer intervention program for violently injured youth*

Journal of the American College of Surgeons, November 2007


Characterizing the teachable moment: is an emergency department visit a teachable moment for intervention among assault-injured youth and their parents?

Pediatric Emergency Care, August 2007


Criminal correlates of injury-related emergency department recidivism

J Emerg Med, Feb 2007



Hospital-Based Violence Intervention Programs Work*

Journal of Trauma-Injury Infection, September 2006



Caught in the Crossfire: the effects of a peer-based intervention program for violently injured youth*

Journal of Adolescent Health, March 2004



Consequences of violence. Premature death, violence recidivism, and violent criminality

Pediatr Clin North Am, April 1998



Trauma is a recurrent disease

Surgery, June 1993



Recurrent intentional injury

J Natl Med Assoc, May 1992



The incidence of recurrent penetrating trauma in an urban trauma center

J Trauma, November 1991



Trauma recidivism

Am Surg, September 1990



Urban trauma: a chronic recurrent disease

J Trauma, July 1989


If you have an article that you would like to include, please contact Adrian Sanchez, asanchez@youthalive.org.