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An Online Resource Library on Gender-Based Violence.

Principles of Prevention

Training Tools
General Material
Published Date
February, 2011

This course—which offers continuing education credits—teaches key concepts of primary prevention, the public health approach, and the social-ecological model. Participants complete interactive exercises to learn to help prevent the following five types of violence:

  • Child abuse and neglect
  • Intimate partner violence
  • Sexual violence
  • Suicide
  • Youth violence

Principles of Prevention is designed for those working to stop violence from ever happening. It helps professionals move from the problem to the solution. This course teaches the fundamentals of effective violence prevention methods and incorporates the growing body of research on what works.

The Principles of Prevention course includes:

  • Interviews with leading experts in the field
  • Dynamic graphics
  • Interactive exercises
  • Compelling storytelling that makes the case for violence prevention