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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

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