This presentation – taking place on Tuesday, August 30, 2022, 12 pm to 1 pm – describes the implementation and impact of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s investment […]
“A Sentenced Life” is a Rocky Mountain PBS News documentary that follows four Coloradans as they navigate four stages of the criminal justice system. Dr. Beverly Kingston, CSPV Director, describes […]
This CPR News article highlights one of CSPV’s rural partners. Researchers at CU’s Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence, which is working on its own community threat assessment […]
The Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence (CSPV) turns 30 this year! Its founder (Del Elliott) and current director (Beverly Kingston) share thoughts on the center’s legacy in […]
Alan Gionet, from CBS News Colorado, spoke with Dr. Beverly Kingston about mass shootings and the need to have systems in place to address the root causes for the violence […]
The motives and responses for gun violence are numerous and complex, but there are reasons to be hopeful, panelists said in a June 28 webinar moderated by CU Boulder Chancellor […]
Beverly Kingston was interviewed by the Public News Service about gun violence, what we can do to prevent tragedies from occurring, and the commitment it will take to put solutions […]
The following story in the Washington Post argues that repeated shootings in schools, churches, and stores are eroding a sense of safety. Beverly Kingston, Director of CSPV, is quoted in […]
CU Boulder researcher Beverly Kingston discusses the recent uptick in school shootings, perpetrator indicators and behaviors, what we can do to stop such violence in schools and public spaces, and […]
We are devastated to learn of the loss of 19 children and two teachers to school violence at Robb Elementary in Uvalde, Texas. Each time a tragic attack occurs, our […]
Wednesday, April 27, 2022 – CDC VetoViolence Facebook Live on Engaging Youth and Communities to Prevent Violence
The Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence at the University of Colorado – Boulder is proud to be one of five National Centers of Excellence in Youth Violence […]
Washington Post reporter Allyson Chiu interviewed CSPV director Dr. Beverly Kingston and other experts about the public’s strong emotional reactions to Will Smith slapping Chris Rock at the Oscar’s.
As part of a special partnership between Naropa University, the University of Colorado Boulder’s Center for the Study of the Prevention of Violence, and the City of Boulder, we invite […]
Daily Camera article about the Collective Trauma Workshop held Monday afternoon, February 7, 2022. The virtual healing collective trauma event was hosted by the University of Colorado Boulder, Naropa University […]
Project Unite, a new model of preventing school shootings, is providing a pilot training to school districts before rolling out nationwide in the fall. Article in the Denver Gazette highlighted […]
Article on the front page of the Daily Camera featuring CSPV’s Senior Research Associate, Sarah Goodrum and her Department of Homeland Security Grant with CU Boulder. The University of Colorado […]
Stephanie Saltis, survivor of bullying, uses Shakespeare to help break the cycle of violence in Colorado schools. Established in 2011, the violence prevention tour is Colorado Shakespeare Festival’s flagship education […]
Upcoming workshop to address how individuals can heal their trauma, and the role of the community in preventing violence. On March 22, 2021, Boulder suffered one of the worst mass […]
David Bechhoefer, Project Director of the Youth Violence Prevention Center – Denver, was interviewed on Fox 31 News following a deadly shooting that occurred in Aurora on Friday. He talked about […]
The University of Colorado Boulder’s Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence (CSPV) and the CU Boulder Police Department (CUPD) are embarking on a two-year project aimed at violence prevention and education […]
$6 million CDC National Youth Violence Prevention Center of Excellence grant awarded to the Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence
The Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence, recently received a five-year (2021-2026) $6 million cooperative agreement from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Youth Violence Prevention […]
Dr. Beverly Kingston is interviewed on Heidi’s Colorful Colorado podcast to discuss addressing the root causes of violence by creating conditions that support healthy human development.
Dr. Eric Sigel, Professor of Pediatrics-Adolescent Medicine at CU Anschutz Medical Campus and CSPV Research Affiliate, speaks with Colorado Public Radio about using a violence screening tool to prevent youth violence.
Bill Woodward, CSPV Research Associate, speaks with CBS news in Denver to discuss what we have learned from school shootings and the benefits of the Safe Communities Safe Schools Model.
This supplement from the American Journal of Public Health highlights the important violence prevention work led by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Youth Violence Prevention Centers of […]
Director of CSPV comments on the latest Colorado mass shooting linked to domestic violence and strategies that communities could have in place to prevent these tragedies. Read More
Recent article outlining the unanswered questions behind Colorado mass shootings, including comments from CSPV’s Director, Dr. Beverly Kingston, regarding strategies for preventing mass violence. Read More
Read this guest opinion piece in the Boulder Daily Camera by Dr. Jeff Jenson, a Boulder resident and Professor at University of Denver, discussing the role that public health and […]
CSPV promotes school safety using Bystander Reporting as a foundational element of our approach. See the latest post from the Community Policing Dispatch e-newsletter written by CSPV staff and several national partners […]
Columbine set off copycat shootings in Colorado, and around the United States and now with social media and faster media outlets, we experience them in real time. Beverly Kingston, director […]
Being aware and attentive of people in distress, and telling the right people, could be helpful in preventing violence. Susan Payne, a former Colorado Springs police officer who founded the […]
Hitting close to home, Beverly Kingston, director of the Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence at the University of Colorado Boulder, knows there is no quick fix for […]
See something, say something. How? What? and to Whom? Read More
Noticing and reporting red flags is key to preventing shootings. An Interview with Channel 7.
Warning Signs, Actions to Take, and Resources for Mental Health, Suicide, and Violence Concerns.
With so many shootings in the state in the 21 years since the tragic events at Columbine High School, generations of Colorado residents have been impacted by gun violence. “We’re […]