MAAV’s extensive resource library is available to the community. As listed below, it includes books on domestic and teen dating violence, school violence, suicide, parenting teens, bullying and mentoring, and picture books on domestic violence and bullying geared to young children. The library also includes violence prevention curricula for elementary and secondary grade levels, domestic violence training and resource manuals, and educational videos on a range of topics.

Some materials can be borrowed; all can be utilized on the premises. Please call first, as office hours vary.


  • Books
  • Curricula
  • Manuals/Handouts
  • Videos

Topic: Bullying

Books

-And Words Can Hurt Forever, James Garbarino, Ph.D. & Ellen deLara, Ph.D.
-Best Friends, Worst Enemies, Michael Thompson, Ph.D.
-Bullies Are a Pain in the Brain, Trevor Romain
-Bullying at School, Dan Olweus
–Bullying in Schools – Rana Sampson
-Childhood Bullying, Teasing, and Violence: What School Personnel, Other Professionals, and Parents Can Do, Second Edition, Dorothea M. Ross, PhD
–Dorie Witt’s Guide to Surviving Bullies – Brigitte Berman
-Educating for Character, How Our Schools Can Teach Respect and Responsibility, Thomas Lickona
-Empowering Bystanders in Bullying Prevention, Stan Davis with Julia Davis
-Girl Wars: 12 Strategies That Will End Female Bullying, Cheryl Dellasega, Ph.D. & Charisse Nixon, Ph.D.
-How to Handle Bullies, Teasers and Other Meanies, Kate Cohen-Posey (2 copies)
–Have You Filled a Bucket Today? A guide to daily happiness for kids – Carol McCloud
-Learning to Sing, Clay Aiken
-Letters to a Bullied Girl: messages of healing and hope ,  Olivia Gardner
-Mom, They’re Teasing Me: Helping Your Child Solve Social Problems, Michael Thompson, Ph.D.
–Melrose C.A.R.E.S. Student Questionnaire on Bullying (2)
-My Secret Bully, Trudy Ludwig
-No Room for Bullies – From the Classroom to Cyberspace, Jose Bolton and Stan Graeve, Eds.
-Please Stop Laughing at Me, Jodee Blanco
–Queen Bees and Wannabes – Rosalind Wiseman
–One – Kathryn Otoshi
-Odd Girl Out, Rachel Simmons
–Odd Girl Speaks Out, Rachel Simmons
-Say Something, Peggy Moss
-Self Theories, Carol Dweck
-Schools Where Everyone Belongs: Practical Strategies for Reducing Bullying, Stan Davis
-Stick Up for Yourself! Every Kid’s Guide to Personal Power and Positive Self-Esteem, Gershen Kaufman and Lev Raphael
-Teen Torment, Overcoming Verbal Abuse at Home and At School, Patricia Evans
-The Bully in the Book and in the Classroom, C.J. Bott, Ed.
-The Bully, the Bullied, and the Bystander, Barbara Coloroso
-Why We Do What We Do, Edward L. Deci

Manuals/Handouts
-Blueprints for Violence Prevention, Book 9 Bullying Prevention Prog.
-Bullying Prevention Manual – Melrose C.A.R.E.S. white binder Olweus & Limber
-STARS Bullying Prevention Project – White Binder, MAAV

Curricula
-Core Virtues, A Literature-based program in Character Education, K-6, Mary Beth Klee
-The Bullying Prevention Handbook, A Guide for Principals, Teachers and Counselors, John H. Hoover and Ronald Oliver
-The Bully Free Classroom, Tips and Strategies for Teachers K-8, Allan L. Beane, PhD
-MAAV STARS Bullying Prevention Program 2001
-Olivia Overcomes Friendship Problems, Mike Wignall
-Stop Bullying Before It Starts, Jonathan Blodgett
-Lets Get Real Curriculum Guide, Bob Kim with Judy Logan
-Don’t Laugh at Me, Teachers Guide Grades 6-8, Peter Yarrow Productions
-NAH! NAH! NAH! Comprehensive Teasing-Education Manual For Grades 3-5,
Richard L. Biren
-Aggressors, Victims, and Bystanders, Ron Slaby, Renee Brewster, Kimberly Dash
-Bully Proof, Teacher’s Guide on Teasing and Bullying for use with Fourth and Fifth Grade Students, Lisa Sjostrom and Nan Stein

Videos
-Bullying 101: Basic Tools to Stop Bullying in Middle School
-Bullied to Death (Investigative Report)
-Bullying Prevention Presentation (CAC)
-Cyber Bullying Webcast and Mentor Videos (iSafe)
-Don’t Laugh at Me (Peter, Paul & Mary)
-Investigative Reports: Bullied to Death (A&E)
-Let’s Get Real (documentary where youth speak about bullying)
-MTV’s Flipped: School Violence (Bullying)
-Odd Girl Out (taped from television movie)
-Stan Davis Bullying Prevention Faculty Training CD
-Stop Bullying Before It Starts (Essex County DA’s Office – Prevention Project) (2)

Topic: Children’s Books on Violence

Books

-A Safe Place, Maxine Trottier
-A Terrible Thing Happened, Margaret M. Holmes
-Clover’s Secret, Christine M. Winn
-Kissed the Girls and Made Them Cry, Janet Ruth Falon
-Mommy and Daddy are Fighting, Susan Paris
-Something is Wrong at My House, Diane Davis

Videos

-TV Smarts for Kids, Grades 3-6
-TV Smarts for Kids, Grades 7-12
-THINK – Violence is for People Who Don’t

Topic: Conflict Resolution, Peer Mediation

Books
-Students Resolving Conflict, Richard Cohen
-Creative Partnerships for Prevention, Richard Cohen
-Peer Leadership, Thomas Turney
-Children Observing Peers in School, Broyles and Beigel-Beck
-School Mediator’s Field Guide, Richard Cohen

Curricula
-Conflict Resolution in the Middle School, William J. Kreidler
-Mediation Training Manual A Guide for Successful Peer Mediation Programs, SCORE (Student Conflict Resolution Experts)

Manuals/Handbooks
-Community Policing Consortium, Introduction to Community Policing (Sectiion One, Section Two, Section Three)
-Community Policing Deployment Models & Strategies
-Conflict Resolution Education: A Guide (3), US Dept. of Justice
-Cops Tips Problem-Solving Tips
-Innovations in Community Policing MA 1995. US Department of Justice
-MAAV School Based Partnership Grant 1998
-Participants Handbook Community Policing, Blue Binder
-Peer Mediation Manual, Black Binder

Video
-Hingam Peer Training

Topic: Domestic Violence/Abusive Relationships

Books
-A Private Family Matter, Victor Rivas Rivers
-A Woman Like You: The Faces of Domestic Violence, Vera Anderson
-Battered Women In The Courtroom, The Power of Judicial Responses, James Ptacek
-Big Little Lies, Liane Moriarty
-Confusing Love With Obsession, When Being in Love Means Being in Control, John D. Moore
-Before It’s Too Late, Robert J. Ackerman, PhD, Susan E. Pickering
-Controlling People, How to Recognize, Understand and Deal with People Who Try to Control You, Patricia Evans
-Crazy Love, Leslie Morgan Steiner
-Defending Our Lives, Susan Murphy-Milano
-Encouragements for the Emotionally Abused Woman, Beverly Engel, M.F.C.C.
-Ending the Cycle of Violence, Community Responses to Children of Battered Women, Peled, Jaffe & Edleson
-Family and Friends’ Guide to Domestic Violence, Elaine Weiss, Ed.D.
-Getting Out, Ann Goetting
–If I Am Missing or Dead: A Sister’s Story of Love, Murder and Liberation – Janine Latus
-Into the Light, A Guide for Abused Women Third Edition, Leslie Cantrell & Kidsrights
-InVincible, The 10 Lies You Learn Growing Up With Domestic Violence, and the Truths To Set You Free, Brian F. Martin
-It’s My Life Now: Starting Over After an Abusive Relationship or Domestic Violence, Meg Kennedy Dugan & Roger R. Hock
-It’s Not Okay Anymore, Greg Enns and Jan Black
–Miss America By Day: Lessons Learned from Ultimate Betrayals and Unconditional Love – Marilyn Van Derbur
-No Visible Wounds, Mary Susan Miller, Ph.D.
-Not to People Like Us, Hidden Abuse in Upscale Marriages, Susan Weitzman, PhD
-Passages: Reflections on Domestic Violence by Survivors, Advocates, and Health Care Providers
-Say, “NO!” to Violence, Mary Marecek
-Shattered Dreams, Fedders and Elliott
-Stop Hurting the Woman You Love, Breaking the Cycle of Abusive Behavior, Charlie Donaldson, MA, Randy Flood, MA with Elaine Eldridge, MD
-Supervised Visitation Programs, Information for Mothers Who Have Experienced Abuse, Jill Davies
-Surviving Domestic Violence, Voices of Women Who Broke Free, Elaine Weiss, Ed.D.
–The Abusive Personality: Violence and control in intimate relationships – Donald G. Dutton, Ph. D.
-The Battered Woman, Lenore E. Walker
-The Emotionally Abused Woman, Beverly Engel, M.F.C.C. (2 copies)
-The Emotionally Abusive Relationship, Beverly Engel, M.F.C.C.
-The Gift of Fear, Gavin DeBecker
-The Verbally Abusive Relationship, How to recognize it and how to respond, Patricia Evans
–Time to Break Free: After Leaving an Abusive Relationship – Judith R. Smith
-To Be an Anchor in the Storm, A Guide for Families and Friends of Abused Women, Susan Brewster
-Transforming A Rape Culture, E. Buchwald, P. Fletcher, M. Roth
-Two Badges: The Lives of Mona Ruiz, Mona Ruiz
-Verbal Abuse Survivors Speak Out, On relationship and recovery, Patricia Evans
-When Men Batter Women, Neil Jacobson, Ph.D & John Gottman, Ph.D.
-When Violence Begins at Home, A Comprehensive Guide to Understanding and Ending Domestic Abuse, K.J. Wilson, Ed.D.
-Why Does He Do That? Inside the Minds of Angry and Controlling Men, Lundy Bancroft
-Wife Rape, Raquel Kennedy Bergen

Manuals/Handbooks
-30 Simple Things to Help Keep Children Safe from Violence, Children’s Defense Fund
-A Community Checklist: Important Steps to End Violence Against Women (2)
-A Guide to How Probate and Family Courts Handle Cases
-A Guide to Selected Housing Programs for Families Who Have Experienced DV
-Involving Domestic Violence
-A Woman’s Guide to the Abuse Prevention Act
-Answers to Common Legal Questions and Resources for Victims of Domestic Violence
-Batterer Intervention Program “Where Do We Go From Here” NIJ Special Report 6/03
-Battered Women’s Reserve Manual, Western Massachusetts
-Designing and Implementing a School Reporting Protocol, Children’s Trust Fund
-Directory of State and County Victim & Witness Assistance Programs
-Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault Resource Manual
-Domestic Violence Law Enforcement Guidelines 1997 (2)
-Domestic Violence Resource Manual (2)
-Domestic Violence Resources, white folder & blue MAAV folder
-Domestic Violence Response Reference Handbook
-Domestic Violence, Prosecutors Take the Lead, American Prosecutors Research Institute
-Emotional Abuse, What It Is and How It Hurts Us, Peg Thompson, Ph.D., L.P.
-Extent, Nature, and Consequences of Intimate Partner Violence
-Family Violence Statistics, Bureau of Justice Statistics
-For Shelter and Beyond, MA Coalition of Battered Women Service Group
-Healing the Trauma of Domestic Violence, A Workbook for Women
-Homicides Related to Intimate Partner Violence, Peace at Home
-Intimate Partner Abuse & Relationship Abuse
-Intimate Partner Violence and Sexual Assault, US Dept of Health & Human Services
-Partner Violence, How to Recognize and Treat Victims of Abuse, A Guide for -Physicians and Other Health Care Professionals, 2nd Edition,  Mass Medical Society Alliance Campaign Against Domestic Violence
-Promoting Prevention, Targeting Teens: An Emerging Agenda to Reduce Domestic Violence, Ann Rosewater
-Public Health Reports, Association of Schools of Public Health
-Quincy Domestic Violence Community Response Manual
-Responding to Domestic Violence: A Guide for Clergy and Laity
-Safe From the Start, Taking Action on Children Exposed to Violence
-Survivor Therapy Clinical Assessment and Intervention Workbook
-Supervised Visitation Programs, Family Violence Prevention Fund
-Talkin’ and Testifyin’ African-American Women Talk about Domestic Violence, Katherine E. Morrison, PhD
-The Police Officer’s Role in Prevention and Intervention Resource Manual (2)
-Training Manual for Civilian Domestic Violence Victim Advocates in Police Departments U.S. Department of Justice Articles (black binder)
-Uniform Enforcement Standards for Prosecutors and Police 1994
-Violence by Intimates, Bureau of Justice Statistics Factbook
-Violent Injuries Among Women in an Urban Area / Risk Factors for Injury to -Women from Domestic Violence – The New England Journal of Medicine December 16, 1999
-Where Do We Go From Here? A Self-Help Guide for Domestic Violence Survivors and Advocates (Black Binder)
-Work in Progress Women and Violence: Breaking the Connection, The Stone Center
-Working Together for Children Who Witness Domestic Violence
-Rape Crisis Professional Training, Victim’s Rights Law Center
-Supporting Survivors of Sexual Assault, A Journey to Justice, Health and Healing, MA Department of Public Health in Collaboration with MA Coalition Against Sexual Assault

Videos
-Advertising Council Public Service Announcements for Domestic Violence Protection
-Ask, Validate, Document and Refer: Intervention for Domestic Violence (UCSF)
-The Crown Prince
Domestic Violence: A Survivor’s Story (featuring the MAAV Student Action Board)
-Domestic Violence Interactive Training DVD (Emerge)
-For Your Protection: 209A – A Videotape for Victims of Domestic Violence (in English & Spanish)
Harvard Pilgrim Healthcare Foundation: Think: Violence Is for People Who Don’t
-The Gerry Leone Show – Domestic Violence (Middlesex County DA)
-IBN- Ivanhoe Broadcast News (Smart Woman-May 2001 Reports)
-Lifetime Special on Domestic Violence
-Massachusetts General Hospital, Medical Grand Rounds: Domestic Violence Haven at MGH
-NBC News Today Show ENS: Domestic Violence Program
-Oprah Domestic Violence May, 2007
-Polaroid Domestic Response Videos: Health Care Professionals/ Law Enforcement (2 copies)
-Savage Cycle. The: A Video on Domestic Violence
-Speaking Up: Ending Domestic Violence In Our Communities
-Survivors: An Animated Film on Domestic Violence
-Wiseman Documentary on domestic violence
-Screen to End Abuse (addresses domestic violence in Primary Care settings)
-Understanding Domestic Violence (the Essex County DA’s Office)
-Wellsprings of Faith Interviews, 3-14-00 with Rebecca Mooney, and Dr. Joseph DiPietro of Melrose- Melrose Alliance Against Violence, with Heartbeat Ministries

Topic: Domestic Violence/The Effects of Family Violence on Children

Books
-When Dad Hurts Mom, Helping your Children Heal the Wounds of Witnessing
-Children Who See Too Much: Lessons from the Child Witness to Violence Project – Betsy McAlister Groves

Topic:  Sexual Assault

Books
-Engaging Bystanders in Sexual Violence Prevention, Joan Tabachnick
-I Never Called It Rape, Robin Warshaw
-Wife Rape, Raquel Kennedy Bergen

Topic: Elder Abuse

Books
-The Bank Reporting Project, An Edge Against Elder Financial Exploitation
-A Guide for Elders, Planning that Protects You and Your Assets

Topic: Health Education

Books
-A Tast-Berry Teen’s Guide to Managing the Stress and Pressures of Life, Bettie B. Youngs, PhD, Jennifer Leigh Youngs
–Building Communities from the Inside out: A path toward finding and mobilizing a community’s assets, John P. Kretzmann, John L. McKnight
-Changing Bodies, Changing Lives, Ruth Bell
-Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff for Teens Journal, Richard Carlson, Ph.D
-Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff for Teens, Richard Carlson, Ph.D.
-Friends in Need, 24 Problem Solving Situations Facing Today’s Youth, Judy Barnhart
-Marijuana: Facts for Teens
-Marijuana: Facts Parents Need to Know, National Institute of Health

Curricula
-Living With Feelings and Handling Stress, EDC Handouts
-Teenage Health Teaching Modules, EDC
-The Relaxation & Stress Reduction Workbook, Fifth Edition

Manuals/Handbooks
-Allison’s Awareness Book for Teens (2 copies)
-America’s Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, Forum on Child and Family Statistics
-Building A Safe Neighborhood Initiative
-Building Resilience Through Comprehensive Health
-Children’s Protection Project Prevention Resource Guide Volume II, March 2001
-Community Links: Progress Through Partnerships, Spring & Fall 1999
-CYD Journal, Youth 2000
-Hate Crime in MA Annual Report 1996
-Jesse’s Journal
-Juvenile Justice Investing in Girls: A 21st Century Strategy, US Dept of Justice
-Melrose Police Dept Community Survey, January 2002
-More Things That Do Make A Difference for Youth, Volume II
-Nonviolent Communication A Language of Life, Marshall B Rosenberg, Ph.D.
-Raising Children Compassionately,
-Recommendations of the Crime, Violence and Discipline Reporting Task Force
-Selected Publications of the U.S. Department of Education 1999 Catalog
-The Heart of Social Change, How to Make a Difference in Your World,
-What’s Going on with Girls? What’s Going on with Boys? Trends, Research, and Best Practices, December 8, 1999
-The Parents’ How-to Guide to Children’s Mental Health Services in Massachusetts, Boston Bar Association with Support from Children’s Hospital Boston

Videos
-A Girl’s Life (PBS)
-Every Two Minutes
-Funneling the Facts (Katharine Mooney)
-Growing Up Online (Frontline)
-Make Time to Listen, Take Time to Talk
-Our City, Our Schools on MAAV
-Tell Anyone – Suicide Shouldn’t Be a Secret (AFSP)
-Transforming Teens

Topic: Men & Violence

Books
-Chasing the Dream, An Autobiography by Joe Torre with Tom Verducci
-T
he Batterer: A Psychological Profile – Donald G. Dutton, Ph. D.
–The Gift of Fear: Survival signs that protect us from violence – Gavin De Becker
-Lost Boys, Why Our Sons Turn Violent and How We Can Save Them, James Garbarino, Ph.D.
-Men & Anger, Cullen & Freeman-Longo
-Public Heros, Private Felons, Athletes and Crimes Against Women, Jeff Benedict
-The Abusive Personality, Donald G. Dutton

-Violent No More, Helping Men and Domestic Abuse, Michael Paymar
-Why Do They Kill?  Men Who Murder Their Intimate Partners, David Adams
-Why Does He Do That? Inside the Minds of Angry and Controlling Men, Lundy Bancroft

Videos
-Tough Guise- Violence, Media, and the Crisis In Masculinity
-Something My Father Would Do, Overcoming Legacies of Family Violence, Family Violence Prevention Fund

Topic: Mentoring

Books
-Energizers and Icebreakers for All Ages and Stages Book I, Elizabeth Sabrinsky Foster, Ed.D.
-Energizers and Icebreakers for All Ages and Stages Book II, Elizabeth Foster, Ed.D.
-Generators, 20 Activities to Recharge Your Intergenerational Group, Jennifer Griffin-Wiesner
-Great Group Games, Susan Ragsdale
-Just When I Needed You, Deborah Fisher
-Silver Bullets, A Guide to initiative Problems, Adventure Games and Trust Activities, Kari Rodnke
-Stand By Me, The Risks and Rewards of Mentoring Today’s Youth, Jean E. Rhodes
-Stay Close, 40 Clever Ways to Connect with Kids When You Are Apart, Tenessa Gemelke

Manuals/Handbooks
-Group Activity Manual (Red Binder), Andrea Taffe
-Guidebook to Mentoring, Dr. Susan Weinberger
-Manual for Mentors, Dr. Susan Weinberger
-Mentoring Guidebook black binder

–Mentoring Immigrant and Refugee Youth
-Melrose Cares Community Mentoring Program
-Melrose Cares Mentoring Program Mentor Handbook
-Melrose Cares Mentoring Program Parent Handbook
-Melrose Cares Mentoring Program Policy and Procedure Manual
-My Mentor and Me, Dr. Susan Weinberger
-Understanding Mentoring Relationships, Search Institute Report, Saito & Blyth Ph.D.

Topic: Parenting Teens

Books
-The Good Teen: Rescuing Adolescence from the Myths of the Storm & Stress Years, Richard M. Lerner, Ph. D.
-Please Stop the Rollercoaster!, How Parents of Teenagers Can Smooth Out the Ride, Sue Blaney
-Practical Tips for Parents of Young Teens, Sue Blaney
-Protecting the Gift, Keeping Children and Teenagers Safe, and Parents Sane, Gavin DeBecker
-Parents, Teens & Boundaries, How to Draw the Line, Jane Bluestein, Ph.D
-Raising Their Voices, The Politics of Girls’ Anger, Lyn Mikel Brown
-The Roller-Coaster Years, Raising Your Child Through the Maddening Yet Magical Middle School Years, Giannetti and Sagarese
-Stick Up for Yourself!, Every Kids’s Guide to Personal Power and Positive Self-Esteem Gershen Kaufman, Ph.D., and Lev Raphael, Ph.D.
-Not Much Just Chillin’: The hidden lives of middle schoolers, Linda Perlstein
-The Dance of Interaction: A Guide to Managing Children’s Challenging Behaviors, Jeanine Fitzgerald
-The Romance of Risk: Why Teenagers Do the Things They Do, Lyn E. Ponton, M.D.
-The Pressured Child, Helping Your Child Find Success in School and Life Michael Thompson, Ph.D.
-Uncommon Sense for Parents with Teenagers, Michael Riera
-When Dating Becomes Dangerous, A Parent’s Guide to Preventing Relationship Abuse, Patti Occhiuzzo Giggans, M.A. and Barrie Levy, M.S.W.

Topic: School Violence

Books
-Crime In The Schools, Dennis J. Kenney & T. Steuart Watson
-Nobody Left to Hate, Teaching Compassion After Columbine, Elliot Aronson
-Violence in Schools (3), Carole Remboldt

Curricula
-Days of Respect, Organizing a School Wide Violence Prevention Program, Cantor Kivel & Creighton & The Oakland Men’s Project

Manuals/Handbooks
-Responding to Hate at School, A Guide for Teachers, Counselors and Administrators, Published by Teaching Tolerance
-Prevention Resource Guide, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
-Safe, Supportive and Successful Schools Step by Step, Osher Dwyer Jackson
-Youth Violence Prevention, American Journal of Preventive Medicine
-Instant Evidence Magazine, Fall 1996, Journal for Law Enforcement Issues
-Massachusetts Model Youth Programs, Senator Edward Kennedy
-Youth and Violence, From the Commission for the Prevention of Youth Violence
-Federal Activities Addressing Violence in Schools Special Report, Journal of School Health
-Background on the CMHS School Violence Prevention Program, Center for Mental Health Services
-Best Practices of Youth Violence Prevention
-The Prevention of Youth Violence
US Dept of Health and Human Services
-1999 Annual Report on School Safety
-Special Commission on School Violence Final Report & Recommendations 3/1/00
-Safe Schools Regional Workshop, Book 1&2
-Supporting Survivors of Sexual Assault MA Department of Health
-Every Child Learning: Safe and Supportive Schools, Learning First Alliance
-Early Warning Timely Response, A Guide to Safe Schools
-Creative Partnerships for Prevention, Using Arts and Humanities to Build Resiliency in Youth, US Dept. of Education
-National Institute of Justice July 1999
-ACJS Today May/June 2000
-Rape Crisis Professional Training
-Guide for Preventing & Responding to School Violence (2)
-OJJDP Juvenile Justice Bulletin Nov. 99 (2)
-Cops Application School Based Partnerships
-Guidelines for Programs to Reduce Child Victimization
Office of Justice Programs / US Dept. of Justice

Videos
-Choices for Life: Juvenile Justice Prevention

Topic: Suicide

Resources
-CDC Youth Suicide Prevention Programs: A Resource Guide, White Binder
-Children’s Mental Health Services, Boston Bar Association
–Creative Partnerships for Prevention: A drug and Violence Prevention Resource
-Future DIRECTIONS Suicide Prevention Across the Lifespan Conference Proceedings
-MA Suicide Prevention Resource Guide, MA Dept of Public Health – May, 2003
-National Strategy for Suicide Prevention: Goals and Objectives for Action & Summary
-The Parent’s How-To Guide to Children’s Mental Heath Services in MA Boston Bar Association
-The Peer Partners Handbook: Helping your friends like free from violence, drug use, teen pregnancy and suicide Jerry Krietzer & David Levine
-Two Folders – Resources & Information, The Samaritans, MHS Focus Group
-Transferring Mental Health Care in America, Department of Health and Human Services
-Watch for Signs, Stop Youth Suicide – Youth Suicide Prevention Program Toolkit

Topic: Teen Dating Violence & Sexual Harassment

Books
-Breathing Underwater, Alex Finn
-But I Love Him, Protecting Your Teen Daughter from Controlling, Abusive, Dating Relationships, Dr. Jill Murray
-Confusing Love with Obsession, John D. Moore
-Dating Violence, Young Women In Danger, Barry Levy, M.S.W.
-Eleanor & Park, Rainbow Rowell
-I Never Called It Rape, Robin Warshaw
-In Love And Danger, Barie Levy, M.S.W.
-RESPECT, A Girl’s Guide to Getting Respect & Dealing When Your Line Is Crossed, Courtney Macavinta & Andrea Vander Pluym
-S.O.S. (Sharing Our Stories), Written by the C2H Youth Team, Edited by Priscilla Rorie
-Saving Beauty From The Beast, Vicki Crompton and Ellen Zelda Kessner
-What Parents Need to Know About Dating Violence, Barrie Levy and Patricia Occhiuzzo Giggans
-When Dating Becomes Dangerous, A Parent’s Guide to Preventing Relationship Abuse, Patti Occhiuzzo Giggans, M.A. and Barrie Levy, M.S.W.

Curricula
Adolescents – Carole Sousa, Lundy Bankcroft, Ted German
-Beyond Pink and Blue, Exploring Our Stereotypes of Sexuality and Gender (A program for ages 13-15), Tracey Robinson-Harris and Ritch C. Savin-Williams
-Expect Respect, Classroom Presentation Manual for Preventing TDV and Promoting Healthy Relationships
-Flirting or Hurting? (Teachers Guide for grades 6-12), Nan Stein & Lisa Sjostrom
-Helping Teens Stop Violence, A Practical Guide for Counselors, Educators, and Parents Allan Creighton with Paul Kivel
-Healthy Relationships Curriculum, MAAV White Binder
–JWI Programs about Healthy Relationships and Self Esteem
-Love Is Not Abuse Curriculum
-Preventing Teen Dating Violence: A Three Session Curriculum for Teaching
-The Ten Signs of Relationship Abuse, HRM-Human Relations Media
-Reaching and Teaching Teens to Stop Violence (and Handouts)
-Respect Can’t Be Beat! Training Manual TDV Peer Leader Training Grade 9-12 & Three Session Curriculum for Teaching Adolescents
-Safe Dates – Remote Control, Vangie Foshee and Stacey Langwich
-Sexual Harassment and Teens, Susan Strauss with Pamela Espeland
-Skills for Violence-Free Relationships, Curriculum for Young People Ages 13-18, Barry Levy
-Teacher’s Guide to the Prevention Curriculum: Skills for Violence Free Relationships

Manuals/Handbooks
-Teen Dating Violence: What you Need to Know, Malden Public Schools
-Drawing the Line: A Guide to Developing Effective Sexual Assault Prevention -Programs for Middle School Students
-Model Peer-Led Sexual Assault Prevention Programs: Lessons for Engaging and Empowering Youth, MA Dept of Public Health Sept. 1999
-Teen Dating Violence Prevention & Instruction Guide, MA Dept of Ed. Black Binder
-Guidelines to School Districts on Addressing Teen Dating Violence
-“My boyfriend tried to kill me”, Teen People, August 2004
-Resource Manual for Teen Dating Violence Prevention and Intervention Programs, Sept. 2001 MA Dept of Education

Videos & DVDs
-In Love and in Danger
-Panel Discussion of “In Love and Danger.” MMTV, 1988
-No One Would Tell  (DVD and VHS)
-Teens Talk About Dating Abuse (DA Blodgett)
-Peer Power: Preventing Date Violence- MTI/ Film and Video
-Teen Dating Violence and The Abuse Prevention Act
-Dear Lisa Program (assembly at Melrose High School by Tom Santoro)
Violence & Dating (ABC News 20/20 Report)
-Oprah and Tyra Banks, Dating Violence March 2009
-Interview with Kristen Silvano
-Lisa & Gabe Kapler, A Talk About Teen Dating Violence-Presentation at MHS 2004

Topic: Violence (General)

Books
-Fist Stick Knife Gun, Geoffrey Canada
-Our Guys, Bernard Lefkowitz
-Pathways to Peace, Victor LaCerva, MD
-Trauma and Recovery, The aftermath of violence-from domestic abuse to political terror, Judith Herman, M.D.
-Violence, George Estey & Doris Hunter

Curricula
-Gender Violence Gender Justice (Teaching Guide Grades 7-12)
-Making the Peace A 15 Session Violence Prevention Curriculum for Young People
-Elementary Perspectives 1, Teaching Concepts of Peace and Conflict
-Violence Prevention Skills, Lessons & Activities for Secondary Students
-Healthy Relationships: A Violence Prevention Curriculum 1994 (3)

Manuals/Handbooks
-In the Aftermath of Crime, A Guide to Victim Rights and Services in MA (2)
-The MA Directory of Therapists for Victims of Violent Crime
-Measuring Violence-Related Attitudes, Beliefs and Behaviors Among Youths
-Managing Anger; A Self Care Handbook
-Safeguarding our Children: An Action Guide
-The Cruelty and Violence in Our Lives, The Connecticut Forum
-MA Annual Victim Rights Conference 1996-1999 (4)

Videos
-Murals Reflecting Prevention

Topic: Other Books

-Every Monday Matters, 52 Ways to Make a Difference, Matthew Emerzian and Kelly Bozza
-In Your Own Voice, Bernard Selling
-Kids With Courage, Barbara Lewis
-Mindset: The New Psychology of Success, Carol S. Dweck, Ph.D.
-Owen & Mzee: The True Story of a Remarkable Friendship, Isabella Hatkoff, Craig Hatkoff, and Dr. Paula Kahumbu
-Our Power as Women, Helene Lerner-Robbins
-The Peer Partners Handbook Helping Your Friends Live Free from Violence, Drug Use, Teen Pregnancy & Suicide, Jerry Kreitzer & David Levine
-The Presentation Kit, Claudyne Wilder
-The Unmistakable Touch of Grace, Cheryl Richardson
-Worldwords, Victor LaCerva
-Writing As A Way of Healing, Louise DeSalvo
-Welcome to Winning Presentations, Claudyne Wilder

Manuals/Handouts
-Basic Physical Defense for Women Participant Manual (RAD Systems black binder)
–Down & Out, A Manual on Basic Rights and Benefits for Homeless People in MA
–Building Communities From the Inside Out, John P. Kretzmann and John McKnight
-Community Building:  What Makes It Work, Paul Mattessich, Barbara Monsey
-Managing a Non-Profit, John Riddle
-The Board Members’ Book, Brian O’Connell
-Program Planning and Proposal Writing, Grantmanship Center
-Measuring Violence-Related Attitudes, Beliefs and Behaviors amoung Youths, Center for Disease Control
-Demonstrating Your Program’s Worth, Department of Health and Services
-Focus Group Kit, Morgan and Kruger
-Violent Kids, National Issues Forums
-Youth Violence Prevention, American Journal of Preventitive Medicine

MAAV Video Library

Bullying
-Bullied to Death (A&E Investigative Reports)
-Bullying 101
-Bullying Prevention Presentation (CAC)
-Cyber Bullying Webcast and Mentor Videos (iSafe)
-Don’t Laugh At Me (with Peter Paul & Mary)
-Investigative Reports: Bullied to Death (A&E)
-Let’s Get Real
-MTV’s Flipped: School Violence (Bullying)
-Odd Girl Out (taped from TV movie)
-Preventing Bullying – Stan Davis
-Stan Davis Bullying Prevention Faculty Training CD
-Stop Bullying Before it Starts (Jonathan W. Blodgett, Essex District Attorney) (2)

Children’s Videos on Violence
-TV Smarts for Kids, Grades 3-6
-TV Smarts for Kids, Grades 7-12

Domestic Violence
-Advertising Council Public Service Announcements for Domestic Violence Protection
-Ask, Validate, Document and Refer: Intervention for Domestic Violence (UCSF)
-The Crown Prince
-Domestic Violence: Danger Assessment and Safety Planning, An Interactive Training
-Domestic Violence Interactive Training DVD (Emerge)
-Domestic Violence: A Survivor’s Story (featuring the MAAV Student Action Board
-For Your Protection: 209A – A Videotape for Victims of Domestic Violence (in English & Spanish)
-Harvard Pilgrim Healthcare Foundation: Think: Violence Is for People Who Don’t
-IBN- Ivanhoe Broadcast News (Smart Woman-May 2001 Reports)
-Lifetime Special on Domestic Violence
-Massachusetts General Hospital, Medical Grand Rounds: Domestic Violence Haven at MGH
-NBC News Today Show ENS: Domestic Violence Program
-Oprah Domestic Violence May, 2007
-Polaroid Domestic Response Videos: Health Care Professionals/ Law Enforcement (2 copies)
-Savage Cycle. The: A Video on Domestic Violence
-Something My Father Would Do, Overcoming Legacies of Family Violence
-Speaking Up: Ending Domestic Violence In Our Communities
-Survivors: An Animated Film on Domestic Violence
-Tell Anyone – Suicide Shouldn’t Be a Secret (AFSP)
-The Gerry Leone Show – Domestic Violence (Middlesex County DA)
-Screen to End Abuse (addresses domestic violence in Primary Care settings
-Understanding Domestic Violence (the Essex County DA’s Office)
-Wellsprings of Faith Interviews, 3-14-00 with Rebecca Mooney, and Dr. Joseph DiPietro of Melrose- Melrose Alliance Against Violence, with Heartbeat Ministries
-Wiseman Documentary on Domestic Violence

Health Education
-A Girl’s Life (PBS)
-Every Two Minutes
-Funneling the Facts (Katharine Mooney)
-Growing Up Online (Frontline)
-Hingam Peer Training
-Our City, Our Schools on MAAV
-Transforming Teens

Men & Violence
-Tough Guise-Violence Media, and the Crisis In Masculinity
-Something My Father Would Do, Overcoming Legacies of Family Violence, Family Violence Prevention Fund

School Violence
-Choices for Life: Juvenile Justice Prevention

Sexual Assault & Victims Rights
-Survivors Stories (Victim Rights Law Center)

Teen Dating Violence
-In Love and in Danger
-Blodgett Presents Teens Talk About Dating Abuse (DA Blodgett)
-Panel Discussion of “In Love and Danger.” MMTV, 1988
-No One Would Tell (DVD and VHS)
-Oprah and Tyra Banks, Dating Violence March 2009
-Peer Power: Preventing Date Violence- MTI/ Film and Video
-Teen Dating Violence and The Abuse Prevention Act
-Dear Lisa Program (assembly at Melrose High School by Tom Santoro)
-Violence & Dating (ABC News 20/20 Report)
-Interview with Kristen Silvano
-Lisa & Gabe Kapler, A Talk About Teen Dating Violence – Presentation at MHS 2004

Violence
-Murals Reflecting Prevention
-THINK – Violence is for People Who Don’t