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Preventing Intimate Partner Violence Across the Lifespan: A Technical Package of Programs, Policies and Practices

Title:
Preventing Intimate Partner Violence Across the Lifespan: A Technical Package of Programs, Policies and Practices
Format:
Paperback
USA Price: 
Stock:
In stock
GPO Stock Number:
017-022-01626-5
ISBN:
9780160939969
Description

Excerpt from Overview:

"This [publication] represents a select group of strategies based on the best available evidence to help communities and states sharpen their focus on prevention activities with the greatest potential to prevent intimate partner violence (IPV) and its consequences across the lifespan. These strategies include teaching safe and healthy relationship skills; engaging influential adults and peers; disrupting the developmental pathways toward IPV; creating protective environments; strengthening economic supports for families; and supporting survivors to increase safety and lessen harms. The strategies represented in this [publication] include those with a focus on preventing IPV, including teen dating violence (TDV), from happening in the first place or to prevent it from continuing, as well as approaches to lessen the immediate and long-term harms of partner violence." 

This technical package consisting of a compilation of a core set of strategies to achieve and sustain substantial reduction in a specific risk factor or outcome is based on the best available evidence to help communities and states sharpen their focus on prevention activities with the greatest potential to prevent intimate partner violence (ipv),

These strategies include teaching safe and healthy relationship skills; engaging influential adults and peers; disrupting the developmental pathways toward IPV; creating protective environments; strengthening economic supports for families; and supporting survivors to increase safety and lessen harms.  This official work from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S. Health & Human Services) focuses on preventing intimate partner violence to include teen dating violence (tdv) from happening and continuing, as well as approaches to lessen the immediate and long-term harms of partner violence.  

Table of Contents

Table of Contents:

Acknowledgements........... 5

External Reviewers......................... 5

Overview........... 7

Teach Safe and Healthy Relationship Skills................15

Engage Influential Adults and Peers.................19

Disrupt the Developmental Pathways Toward Partner Violence .............23

Create Protective Environments.............................29

Strengthen Economic Supports for Families .............................33

Support Survivors to Increase Safety and Lessen Harms .................37

Sector Involvement ..................43

Monitoring and Evaluation...................................45

Conclusion....................................................46

References ..................................47

Appendix: Summary of Strategies.......................58

Audience

Anyone in an intimate relationship who fears, or is experiencing and/or engaging in, intimate partner violence (IPV--also known as "domestic violence") will find this an invaluable resource.  People who have loved ones experiencing intimate partner violence may also be interested in this publication.  This package is intended as a resource to guide and inform prevention decision-making in communities and states to include numerous sectors, such as public health, education, justice, health care, social services, faith-based organizations, business and labor, and government. 

Product Details

Availability Details:
In Stock
USA Price:
$18.00
International Price:
$25.20
Publisher:
Health and Human Services Dept., Centers of Disease Control and Prevention
Author:
  • Niolan, Phyllis Holditch
Year/Pages:
2017: 61 p.; ill.
Weight:
0.625
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Discount
Cover:
Paper
Unit of Issue (US):
1
Unit of Issue (Non-US):
1
Item available Date:
07/11/2017
Last Status Update:
08/29/2017
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