Prevention

The term “prevention” describes approaches, programs, or strategies designed to promote healthy environments and behaviors and to prevent unhealthy environments and behaviors.  Intimate partner violence prevention, sexual violence prevention, and dating violence prevention are just that – strategies to reduce the perpetration of these types of violence.   

Learn more about prevention, promising models, and current approaches:

Basics of Prevention

Prevention Models

Current Approaches to Prevention

Learn about prevention in Nebraska:

Nebraska's Sexual Violence Prevention Plan

Program Standards for Nebraska

Step Up Speak Out Campaign

Step Up Speak Out Materials

Lindsay Ann Burke Act

Nebraska's Network of Programs

Publications and Resources:

Why and How Should We Practice Prevention?

Socio-Ecoloical Model

Spectrum of Prevention

Principles of Effective Prevention Programs

Evaluating Our Work

Awareness Months (Dating Violence, Campus Safety, Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, Stalking)

Help!  We Are Stuck in "Awareness" Mode!

Other Resources and Websites