Module 4: The Spectrum of Prevetion

Module 4 introduces our signature tool, the Spectrum of Prevention. It provides a step by step explanation of how the Spectrum can be used to develop a mutually supportive set of actions as part of a comprehensive primary prevention strategy that changes societal norms, systems and environments for equity.

Duration: 14 minutes

Learning objectives:

  • Describe the importance of promoting a multi-faceted range of prevention activities to achieve environmental change;
  • Utilize the Spectrum of Prevention to develop the essential components of a broad approach to prevent complex health and safety issues.

How to get started:

  1. Complete the module at your own pace.
  2. To begin, click to watch the video below.
  3. Download the transcription for module 4 to use as a guide as you go through the presentation.


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After completing the Module:​

  1. Click the "Next Module" button to continue in order, or return to the HEPP homepage to select any module
  2. Explore the Health Equity and Prevention Resources and equity-related efforts across the country
  3. Fill out the module 4 evaluation via Survey Monkey (for non-CHES users) 
  4. Learn about the history of the HEPP tool: Methodology and Project Advisors