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
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?
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