For the fundamentals on the Spectrum of Prevention, we invite you to begin with these publications:

You can also find strategies, tools and resources on the Spectrum of Prevention by browsing all related publications, below.

December 2001

Growing the Next Generation: Strategies to Improve Nutrition and Child Development in Los Angeles County

This report - originally commissioned by the County of Los Angeles, Department of Health Services - provides strategies to improve nutrition and child development in Los Angeles County.

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June 2001

Cultivating Peace in Salinas: A Framework for Violence Prevention

In an effort to improve health outcomes for children, youth, and families, the City of Salinas joined together with the Violent Injury Prevention Coalition (VIPC) and their foundation, Partners...

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June 2002

First Steps: Taking Action Early to Prevent Violence

The First Steps report, funded by the David and Lucile Packard Foundation, and done in collaboration with Action Alliance for Children and Fight Crime: Invest in Kids California, synthesizes a...

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August 2002

Shifting the Focus: An Interdisciplinary Framework for Advancing Violence Prevention

This paper delineates the accomplishments of a state interdisciplinary partnership to support local violence prevention efforts.

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March 2003

What Works in Reducing Impaired Driving

This is a version of an article prepared for the University of California Berkeley Traffic Safety Center Newsletter that discusses current trends and issues related to impaired driving prevention...

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January 2005

Before It Occurs: The Primary Prevention of Intimate Partner Violence

Produced for The Physician's Guide to Preventing Intimate Partner Violence, Prevention Institute and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention co-authored this chapter on...

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October 1993

A Public Health Approach to the Violence Epidemic in the United States

This paper appeared in Environment and Urbanization, and describes the root causes of America's violence problem and proposes a community-based public health approach to violence prevention.

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May 1993

Poised for Prevention: Advancing Promising Approaches to Primary Prevention of Intimate Partner Violence

This document serves to build momentum for a national primary prevention strategy to prevent intimate partner violence.

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May 2009

Transforming Communities to Prevent Child Sexual Abuse and Exploitation: A Primary Prevention Approach

This policy brief presents the distilled research and critical thinking of a diverse group of local and national experts in the field of child sexual abuse and exploitation. Prevention Institute...

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