For the fundamentals on Multi-sector Collaboration, we invite you to begin with these publications:

For more on Interdisciplinary Partnerships, browse the related publications below.

October 2017

Reducing Children's Exposure to Violence: Maximizing Outcomes through Multi-sector Engagement

When sectors work together to address violence, not only can they fulfill their particular mandates, but they can also better serve communities and improve outcomes for children and youth....

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October 2017

A Good Solution Solves Multiple Problems: Exploring Prevention Strategies that Address Multiple Forms of Violence

Prevention Institute and Futures Without Violence partnered to develop this paper to inform the Defending Childhood Initiative, a first of its kind initiative to address children’s exposure to...

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July 2017

A Health Equity and Multisector Approach to Preventing Domestic Violence

This report offers research, analysis, frameworks, and practitioner wisdom to understand the factors in the community environment that support safe relationships and a reduction in domestic...

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April 2014

Multi-Sector Partnerships for Preventing Violence: A Guide for Using Collaboration Multiplier to Improve Safety Outcomes for Young People, Communities, and Cities

There is growing recognition that many sectors must be engaged to effectively prevent violence, but people always don't know what they bring to the table or how their sector can pitch in. This...

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May 2014

A Multi-Sector Approach to Preventing Violence

There is growing recognition that preventing violence means engaging many sectors, but collaboration can be difficult. This publication outlines the benefits and challenges of multi-sector...

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November 2011

Community Engagement in Design and Planning

The places where we live, work, learn and play affect our health, but not all communities support healthy outcomes, equally. Decisions about the built environment - such as land use, zoning, and...

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October 2011

Community Prevention Readiness Self-Assessment Tool

Prevention Institute's Community Prevention Readiness Self-Assessment is a tool that allows groups to be proactive and conduct a candid evaluation of their current capacity to engage in...

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February 2011

Community-Centered Health Homes: Bridging the gap between health services and community prevention

The original Community Centered Health Homes framework, released in 2011, describes the integration of community prevention and clinical care and includes specific practices that healthcare can...

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December 2009

From Kools to Cancer Sticks: How quality prevention changed tobacco norms

Prevention Institute's Executive Director Larry Cohen chronicles the history of anti-smoking efforts, and how he helped guide a new approach that has resulted in policy and legislative changes....

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