Society for the Prevention of Aggressiveness and Violence among Adolescents
August 16, 2011
An Internet search reveals that since the mid-1990s there have been more than 40 school-related shootings that have claimed dozens of lives and injured dozens more. One of those shootings – at Heath High School in Western Kentucky – motivated a Norton Healthcare neurosurgeon to rededicate his life to helping young people learn nonviolent conflict resolution skills.
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SPAVA also raises money for scholarships to help students cover college expenses. If you would like to donate or if you would like to volunteer with SPAVA, go to www.spava.us