Services focused on protecting individuals and families from experiencing harm; the goal is to reduce the likelihood of violence before it occurs through efforts aimed at mitigating risk factors and boosting protective factors associated with violence and abuse.
Citation: Jaffe, P. G., & Wolfe, D. A. (2003). Prevention of domestic violence and sexual assault. VAWnet, a project of the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence/Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence. https://vawnet.org/material/prevention-domestic-violence-and-sexual-assault
Category: Programs, therapies, and resources