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Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design

This course discusses crime as an environmental justice issue and reviews techniques that successfully reduce crime and make communities safer and healthier through Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) theory.

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Course Info

  • Duration 11 video lessons (59 Mins)
  • Published Published
    2023
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  • 4.45
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    1.
    Introduction
    Chapter Duration 1 min
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    History of Planning and its Impact on Black Communities
    Chapter Duration 11 mins
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    Crime in the City
    Chapter Duration 4 mins
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    Environmental Justice Communities
    Chapter Duration 5 mins
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    Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED)
    Chapter Duration 6 mins
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    Community Engagement and CPTED
    Chapter Duration 10 mins
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    Street Lighting
    Chapter Duration 3 mins
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    Park and Street Programming
    Chapter Duration 6 mins
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    Mural Art
    Chapter Duration 6 mins
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    Transforming Vacant Lots and Spaces
    Chapter Duration 2 mins
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    Conclusion
    Chapter Duration 1 min

What You Will Learn

  • Learn about the history of planning and the impacts on vulnerable communities.
  • Overview of CPTED goals and principles.
  • Learn the impact of the planning field on environmental and public health issues in Black and Brown communities.
  • Learn the health impacts of neighborhood crime and violence.
  • Gain a deeper understanding of how planners can engage communities around CPTED to reduce crime and violence
  • Introduce real world examples of CPTED, its benefits and strategies for implementation

Course Description

Urban planning policies, land use regulations, and spatial patterns all contribute to a community’s safety and public health. Explore the ways that vulnerable communities are affected by crime and environmental justice issues and how planners can engage with communities to reduce crime and violence and improve public health outcomes.

Learn these skills

  • Civic Engagement
  • Communications & Media
  • Economic Development
  • Environmental Planning
  • Equity
  • History
  • Land Use
  • Law and Policy
  • Parks & Recreation
  • Pedestrian Planning
  • Public Health

AICP CM

This course is approved for 1 AICP CM credit.

AIA CES

This course is 1 LU.

Meet Your Instructor

Kayla Hunter

Kayla Hunter

Kayla is an experienced non-profit professional who works with at-risk youth to reimagine unused, neglected spaces in their neighborhood and transform them into attractive public spaces.

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