For Service Providers

The information in this section provides an overview to primary prevention theory. The definitions and models described here are primarily intended for an audience of domestic violence advocates to support programs in developing their capacities for prevention and to assist with the development of local prevention strategies.

Prevention Institute materials (2012)

Introduction to primary prevention

Public health strategy

Media advocacy



Training materials





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