Developer, Sponsor and/or Publisher

Type of Program Age or

Target Grade

Hands Without Guns

Office of Programs, Education Fund to End Handgun Violence, Joshua Horwitz. Based in Washington, DC, but implemented in several U.S. cities

Peer-based education and outreach

Middle school and high school Justice students

Child DevelopmentCommunity Policing (CD-CP) Program

A collaborative effort by the New Haven, CT, Department of Police Services and the Child Study Center at the Yale University School of Medicine

Interrelated training and consultation focusing on sharing knowledge and developing ongoing collegial relationships between police and mental health workers.

Police officers and mental health professions

(locked, loaded, etc.), whereas the distal behavior goal might be to reduce the rare acts of gun violence involving children. If the program is designed to educate young children about firearms, then a proximal behavior goal would be avoidance of a nearby gun, and a distal behavior goal would be the reduction of child gun accidents.

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