Practitioners, service providers, program and agency directors, and elected officials need skills to prevent violence. These skills can be developed through multiple avenues including consultation and technical assistance, training, conferences, mentoring, internships, coaching, and reading or other self-paced learning opportunities. Emphasizing the kinds of skills and leadership needed to develop, implement, and sustain the various elements of the UNITY RoadMap can help foster traction and success.


  • Reaches all audiences with relevant info & skill-building
  • Differentiates among prevention, intervention & enforcement
  • Fosters understanding of risk & resilience factors
  • Builds capacity to develop strong strategies for prevention
  • Enables implementation of effective strategies
  • Fosters leadership to advance prevention efforts & outcomes
  • Strengthens collaboration across sectors, agencies & disciplines