Orange County Resources

Violence

Anger Management 

Bullying 

Child Abuse 

Domestic Violence 

Parenting Tips 

Violence in the Media 

 

RESOURCES ON MANAGING VIOLENCE  

Orange County Resources
  • Info Link/Orange County: Dial  211 or (888) 600-4357 or www.211oc.org
  • Local police department
  • Suicide Prevention Center (310) 391-1253
  • Violence Prevention Coalition of Orange County at www.vpcoc.org
State and Federal Resources
  • National Center for Children Exposed to Violence at www.nccev.org
  • National School Safety Center at www.schoolsafety.us
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (800) 273-8255
  • National Youth Violence Prevention Resource Center at www.safeyouth.org  

Other

  • Adverse Childhood Experiences Study at www.cdc.gov/NCCDPHP/ACE/index.htm  
  • NYU Child Study Center at www.aboutourkids.org 

RESOURCES ON ANGER MANAGEMENT 

 Orange County Resources

  • Info Link/Orange County: Dial 211  or (888) 600-4357 or www.211oc.org
  • The Family Violence Project (714) 619-0250 or www.f-v-p.org
  • Violence Prevention Coalition of Orange County at www.vpcoc.org

State and Federal Resources

Other

RESOURCES ON BULLYING 

Orange County Resources

  • Info Link/Orange County: Dial 211 or (888) 600-4357 or www.211oc.org
  • Local police department  
  • Suicide Prevention Center (310) 391-1253

State and Federal Resources

  • California Youth Crisis Line (800) 843-5200
  • National School Safety Center at www.schoolsafety.us
  • Stop Bullying Now at www.StopBullyingNow.hrsa.gov
Other

RESOURCES ON CHILD ABUSE 

Orange County Resources

  • Child Abuse Prevention Center (714) 543-4333
  • Child Abuse Registry (County of Orange Social Services Agency) at (714) 940-1000
  • Children and Youth Services (Mental Health Services) Placentia (714) 577-5400, Costa Mesa (714) 850-8408, Laguna Beach (949) 499-5346,
  • Mission Viejo (949) 770-0855, Santa Ana (714) 480-6600, Westminster (714) 896-7556
  • Info Link/Orange County 2-1-1 line or (888) 600-4357
  • Local police department
  • The Family Violence Project (714) 619-0250 or www.f-v-p.org
  • The RAISE Foundation (949) 955-1578 or www.theraisefoundation.org
  • Safe Start Center at www.safestartcenter.org
State and Federal Resources
Other

RESOURCES ON DOMESTIC VIOLENCE 

Orange County Resources

  • Child Abuse Prevention Center (714) 543-4333
  • Child Abuse Registry (714) 940-1000
  • Domestic Violence Brochure at http://www.orangecountyda.com/docs/dv_eng_bklt.pdf
  • Info Link/Orange County 2-1-1 line or (888) 600-4357
  • Local police department
  • O.C. Office of the District Attorney Family Protection Unit (714) 347-8569
  • The Family Violence Project (714) 619-0250 or www.f-v-p.org
  • Shelters:Laura’s House, (South Orange County) (949) 498-1511
  • Human Options (South/Central OC) (949) 854-3554
  • Interval House (West/Central OC) (714) 891-8121
  • Women’s Transitional Living Center (Central/North OC) (714) 992-1931
  • Safe Start Center at www.safestartcenter.org
State and National
  • National Clearinghouse on child abuse and neglect information at http://nccanch.acf.hhs.gov
  • Safe From the Start at www.safefromthestart.org
  • The ChildTrauma Academy at wwwchildtrauma.org 
Other

RESOURCES ON PARENTING TIPS 

Orange County Resources
  • Child Abuse Prevention Center (714) 543-4333
  • Child Abuse Registry (County of Orange Social Services Agency) (714) 940-1000
  • Children and Youth Services (Mental Health Services) Placentia (714) 577-5400, Costa Mesa (714) 850-8408, Laguna Beach (949) 499-5346,
  • Mission Viejo (949) 770-0855, Santa Ana (714) 480-6600, Westminster (714) 896-7556
  • Cuidar (714) 824-4193 or (949) 824-2462
  • Info Link/Orange County 2-1-1 line or (888) 600-4357
  • Family Support Network (714) 590-0023
  • The Family Violence Project (714) 619-0250 or www.f-v-p.org
  • Search Institute www.search-institute.org
State and Federal Resources
Other

RESOURCES ON MEDIA VIOLENCE 

Orange County Resources

  • Info Link/Orange County 2-1-1 line or (888) 600-4357
  • Violence Prevention Coalition of Orange County at www.vpcoc.org
State and Federal Resources

Other

  • American Psychiatric Association at http://healthyminds.org
  • American Psychological Association at http://www.apa.org/topics/topickidsmedia.html
    http://www.media-awareness.ca/english/issues/violence/index.cfm
  • Teddy’s TV Troubles by Joanne Cantor, Ph.D.(children’s book)
 

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

Anderson, C. A., Carnagey, N.L., & Eubanks, J. (2003). Violent media: The effects of songs with violent lyrics on aggressive thoughts and feelings. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 84, (4) 960-971.
Bushman, B. J., & Anderson, C. A. (2001). Media violence and the American public. American Psychologist, 56, 477-489.
Cantor, J. (2000, August). Media violence and children’s emotions: Beyond the “smoking gun.” Paper presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association, Washington DC. Retrieved December 7, 2005 from http://www.joannecantor.com/EMOTIONS_sgl.htm
Centerwall, B.S. (1989). Exposure to television as a risk factor for violence. American Journal of Epidemiology, 129, 643-652.
Centerwall, B.S. (1992). Television and violence: The scale of the problem and where to go from here. Journal of the American Medical Association, 267, 3056-3067.
Cohen, E. & Knitzer, J. (2004) Young children living with domestic violence: The role of early childhood programs, University of Iowa, 2004.
Christophersen, E. & Mortweet, S. (2003).Parenting that works. Washington: American Psychological Association.
Fabes, R.A. & Eisenberg, N. (1992).Young children’s coping with interpersonal anger. Child Development, 63 (1), 116-128.
Harrison, K. & Cantor, J. (1999). Tales form the screen: Enduring fright reactions to scary media. Media Psychology, 1, 97-116.
Schaefer, C. (1994). How to Influence Children: A Handbook of Practical Child Guidance Skills, Northvale,
New Jersey: Jason Aronson, Inc.
Violence in the Media