Prevention/Promotion Program Theory

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"Peer Solutions believes that activities based upon these theories are the most effective way to promote peace and prevent harm by decreasing risk factors while building protective factors and strengthening assets. Peer Solutions addresses the underlying conditions of violence in order to create a healthy, violence free lifestyle. The theories Resiliency/Asset Building, Community Development/Mobilization, Social Norms, Peer Education/Mentoring/Modeling, Social Change and Social Marketing are closely connected and the application of one often supports the application of another."