Domestic Violence: Prevention

This area provides resources to support primary, secondary, and tertiary prevention efforts that identify and address factors that perpetuate and increase risk of domestic violence. Materials listed here feature prevention theory and “model” or “promising” programs, curricula, and initiatives. Evaluation materials are provided to help guide evidence-based, cost-effective prevention efforts. Click on the button below to access our Domestic Violence Prevention Timeline.

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Updated July 2014
This Special Collection explores the most tragic consequence of domestic violence and offers a variety of tools and information towards its prevention.
Authors: National Resource Center on Domestic Violence
February 2014
This special collection provides a compilation of tools and resources developed specifically by Latin@s and for Latin@s as well as culturally adapted materials (not simply translations) to address domestic violence in Latin@ communities.
Authors: The National Latin@ Network for Healthy Families and Communities of Casa de Esperanza
Updated January 2014
This Special Collection of resources emphasizes collaborative and multilevel approaches to the prevention of and response to teen dating violence. 2014 updates include additional resources for teachers and school-based professionals and a new section to support the efforts of pregnancy prevention advocates and adolescent sexual health practitioners in addressing adolescent relationship abuse.
Authors: Minnesota Center Against Violence and Abuse
Updated September 2013
This collection organizes resources into the following five areas: 1) the impact of domestic violence on health; 2) public health approaches to domestic violence prevention; 3) guidelines and issues concerning identification and intervention by health care providers; 4) information about collaboration between health care providers and domestic violence advocates; and 5) training.
Authors: Minnesota Center Against Violence and Abuse
July 2013
The select resources and research in this Special Collection illustrate the LGBTQ communities’ experiences with domestic violence within the U.S. Resources especially relevant to these individuals, as well as straight allies and professionals, address the issue of domestic violence in LGBTQ communities, relationships, and the impact on society. Guidance for enhancing culturally specific practice and policy initiatives is provided.
Authors: Minnesota Center Against Violence and Abuse in partnership with the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence
June 2013
This special collection outlines how faith leaders from many different spiritual communities can become effective allies in the prevention and intervention of domestic violence in their communities.
Authors: National Resource Center on Domestic Violence
Updated August 2012
This special collection brings together selected documents that focus on international policies, programs, and approaches to prevent and intervene in violence against women.
Authors: Sheetal Rana
August 2012
This collection provides materials to support the work of building organizational capacity in state and local domestic violence programs for primary prevention work, as it relates to assessing and influencing change in individuals, communities, and institutions.
Authors: National Resource Center on Domestic Violence
July 2012
This Special Collection provides resources for anti-violence programs to increase their capacity to engage men and boys in their work to end violence against women.
Authors: National Sexual Violence Resource Center and the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence
September 2011
This Special Collection is designed to help practitioners, administrators and advocates in the fields of HMRE and DV - as well as those interested in these fields - understand and learn about the overlapping and complementary goals of each field, and to build bridges in order to effectively address and respond to domestic violence and promote safe and healthy relationships.
Authors: The National Healthy Marriage Resource Center (NHMRC)