School-based Violence Prevention Education Services

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The Orange County Department of Education’s School-based Violence Prevention Education Services provide prevention and early intervention for children and youth. Programs include five Violence Prevention Education (VPE) programs.

Violence Prevention Education (VPE) Services provide a broad range of personalized social development services that are culturally and linguistically appropriate and consistent with the Mental Health Services Act, Prevention and Early Intervention model.  Five program sub-components comprise the multi-faceted violence prevention school-based program. Each component supports the Prevention and Early Intervention (PEI) plan to reduce the risk of school failure. The Prevention and Early Intervention School-based Violence Prevention Education Services located at the Orange County Department of Education is funded by the Health Care Agency, Behavioral Health Services, Prevention & Intervention Division.