Prevention addresses the underlying contributors through programs, organizational practices, and policies. Efforts are strengthened by clear and consistent communication that makes a compelling case for prevention and training and capacity building to ensure that people have the necessary skills to support successful implementation.

Programs & Practices

Programs and practices address youth violence by decreasing underlying risk factors and increasing resilience factors.


Successful communication makes the case for prevention and fosters buy-in to prevention strategies and priorities.

Training & Capacity Building

Practitioners, service providers, program and agency directors, and elected officials need to develop skills to prevent violence.