Washoe Country School District

July 24, 2014

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Violence Intervention Program (VIP)

Safe & Drug Free Schools and Counseling
Prevention & Intervention
Phone: (775) 850-8011
(775) 850-8012


The Violence Intervention Prevention (V.I.P.) is taught by state licensed school counselors, teachers and marriage and family therapists as well as school police officers and detectives.

 

The classes for Middle and High School students are:
Thursday night from 7:00 pm to 9 pm. Check in is from 6:30 - 7:00
All classes are at Pine Middle School


Address:
Pine Middle School
4800 Neil Road., Reno, NV 89502
 

Elementary Violence Intervention Program

 
 
Please contact your childs prinicpal or vice principal for when you child needs to attend Elementary VIP.
 
This program requires your child to attend one class on a Saturday. Please contact your childs school for information.
 
Program Location:
Libby Booth Elementary School, 1450 Stewart Street Reno, NV 89502
Stewart Street is between Mill Street and Plumb Lane.
From US 395 Mill Street Exit turn left on Mill Street turn left on Yori Avenue.
From US 395 Mill Street Exit turn left on Mill Street turn left on Yori Avenue.

Students are required to attend the Violence Intervention classes with a parent or guardian. It is not a place that is appropriate to bring babies and young children.

The program is not conducted in a disciplinary fashion but is rather a learning and educational opportunity in lieu of further suspension.

The classes are designed to provide your child with a new beginning and to encourage them to process behavioral choices.
The goal is to increase parent and student dialogue about violence in hopes to prevent further occurrences.

If after attending the Violence Intervention Program you have questions, concerns, or need further assistance or referrals, please call our office:

(775) 850-8011

If you plan to obtain counseling at your own expense in lieu of this program, please call this office to arrange a meeting for the required hours.

Other Resources:

http://www.youthforhumanrights.org/
 
Fight Crime: Invest in Kids
Police chiefs, sheriffs, prosecutors, and survivors dedicated to combat violence.
Contains presentations, reports and other resources for influencing public ...
www.fightcrime.org/

National Youth Violence Prevention Resource Center
NYVPRC was established as a central source of information on prevention and intervention programs, publications, research, and statistics on violence ...
www.safeyouth.org/

Family Violence Prevention Fund
The Family Violence Prevention Fund is the nation's foremost expert on domestic violence, advocating to improve public policies, including those that ...
www.endabuse.org/

Best Practices of Youth Violence Prevention: A Sourcebook for ...

Best Practices is the first of its kind to look at the effectiveness of specific violence prevention practices in four key areas: parents and families; ...
www.cdc.gov/ncipc/dvp/bestpractices.htm

StopViolence.Com
StopViolence collects resources about non-repressive responses to a variety of violence, including school shootings, sexual assault, and hate crimes.
http://www.stopviolence.com/