Principles of prevention


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CDC, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Division of Violence Prevention
National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

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This course teaches the fundamentals of effective violence prevention methods and incorporates the growing body of research on effective practices. The training, which offers continuing education credits through CDD, discusses key concepts of primary prevention, the public health approach, and the social-ecological model. Participants complete interactive exercises to learn to help prevent five types of violence: child abuse and neglect, intimate partner violence, sexual violence, suicide and youth violence.