Dawna S. Fuqua-Whitley

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Universal, school-based programs, intended to prevent violent behavior, have been used at all grade levels from pre-kindergarten through high school. These programs may be targeted to schools in a high-risk area-defined by low socioeconomic status or high crime rate-and to selected grades as well. All children in those grades receive the programs in their(More)
Roland Chilton: Has the juvenile rate of crime, especially homicide, gone down in the areas that you studied? Dawna Fuqua-Whitley: In Atlanta, crime in general, including homicide, is dropping off. The Atlanta policing initiative program has only been in place 6 months. We have no specific answer yet about the specific link between our program and this(More)
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