Prevention 101


CDC’s Violence Prevention Resources 

Includes best practices and information on the prevention of youth violence, sexual and domestic violence, and other types of violence.

Sexual Violence: Risk and Protective Factors' 

A combination of individual, relational, community and societal factors contribute to the risk of becoming a perpetrator of SV. Understanding these multilevel factors can help identify various opportunities for prevention. Also includes prevention strategies and other resources from the CDC.

PreventConnect E-Learning Courses 

Introductory, intermediate, and advanced courses to enhance and increase the capacity of prevention efforts.

Poised for Prevention: Advancing Promising Approaches to Primary Prevention of Intimate Partner Violence

Includes a discussion of primary prevention of IPV, promising approaches to environmental/norms change, an examination of IPV primary prevention within immigrant communities, recommended actions to building momentum, and immediate next steps.

Spectrum of Prevention 

Toolkit of prevention fundamentals.

Understanding Evidence 

Understanding Evidence is a free online resource designed to educate practitioners and community advocates about the value of making evidence-informed decisions around violence prevention. Evidence based decision-making is a process for making decisions about a program, practice, or policy that is grounded in best available research and informed by experiential evidence from the field and contextual evidence.

Prevention Tool Kit 

An overview of prevention best practices and available prevention curriculums. Also includes tools and resources for further learning.

Violence Awareness & Prevention Guide for Students
The guide identifies different forms of violence, offers information on how to recognize abuse, and provides resources to help victims find support services.