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Injury Prevention Inventory: Domestic & Intimate Partner Violence
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A Compendium of Injury Prevention Strategies, Sample Measures, & Resources




Sample Measures

Additional Resources


Supporting Resources

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School-based teen dating violence program

Dating Matters®: Strategies to Promote Healthy Teen Relationships

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

A teen dating violence prevention initiative that seeks to reduce dating violence and increase healthy relationships

Training to prevent domestic/intimate partner violence

Men Stopping Violence

Men Stopping Violence

A national training institute that provides organizations, communities, and individuals with the knowledge and tools required to mobilize men to prevent violence against women and girls


Educational and social norms change campaigns

Man Up Campaign


Philanthropy New York

Global campaign to activate youth to stop violence against women and girls

Coaching Boys Into Men

Futures Without Violence

This program provides high school athletic coaches with the resources needed to promote respectful behavior among their players and help prevent relationship abuse, harassment, and sexual assault

Positive Relationship Between Child and Parent(s)


National SafeCare Training and Research Center

An evidence-based home visitation program that has been shown to reduce child maltreatment among families with a history for maltreatment or with risk factors for maltreatment

Child-Parent Centers (CPC)

Promising Practices Network

Part of the Chicago Public Schools system, the CPC program provides comprehensive educational and family support to economically disadvantaged preschool-age children and their parents

Social/Emotional Learning

Good Behavior Game

American Institutes for Research (AIR)

An evidence-based behavioral classroom management strategy that helps children learn how to work together to create a positive learning environment

Fourth R

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH)

A comprehensive, school-based program designed to include students, teachers, parents, and the community in reducing violence and risk behaviors

Second Step

Committee for Children

Research-based program that includes everything needed to make it easy for teachers to integrate social-emotional learning into their classrooms, which decreases problem behaviors and increases whole-school success by promoting self-regulation, safety, and support

Bystander Approaches

Bringing in the Bystander

Prevention Innovations Research Center – University of New Hampshire College of Liberal Arts

Customizable program used to teach bystanders how to safely intervene in instances where an incident may be occurring or where there may be risk

Safe Dates

Hazelden Publishing



School-based prevention program for middle and high school students designed to stop or prevent the initiation of dating violence victimization and perpetration, including the psychological, physical, and sexual abuse that may occur between youths involved in a dating relationship

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Sample Measures

Sample Distal Measures for Domestic and Intimate Partner Violence

Sample Proximal Measures for Domestic and Intimate Partner Violence

  • Emergency department visits
  • Fatalities
  • Hospitalizations



  • Counselor referrals
  • Domestic and intimate partner violence prevention policies adopted
  • Domestic violence 911 calls
  • Links between statewide surveillance systems that can inform domestic and intimate partner violence prevention
  • Participants/organizations reached through domestic and intimate partner violence prevention trainings
  • Partners actively engaged in implementing domestic and intimate partner violence prevention programs and policies
  • Physician referrals
  • Police reports related to domestic and intimate partner violence

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Additional Resources Related to Domestic and Intimate Partner Violence

Title & URL



Preventing Intimate Partner Violence Across the Lifespan: A Technical Package of Programs, Policies, and Practices  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) A technical package is a collection of strategies that represents the best available evidence to prevent or reduce public health problems. This package highlights six strategies to prevent intimate partner violence: teach safe and healthy relationship skills; engage influential adults and peers; disrupt developmental pathways toward partner violence; create protective environments; strengthen economic supports for families; and support survivors to increase safety and lessen harms. 
STOP SV: A Technical Package to Prevent Sexual Violence Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) The strategies in this package include those with a focus on preventing sexual violence from happening in the first place, as well as approaches to lessen the immediate and long-term harms of sexual violence.
Dating Matters: Interactive Guide on Informing Policy Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) The Dating Matters Guide to Informing Policy provides a framework for evaluating Teen Dating Violence (TDV) and TDV-related policies and synthesizing the information to inform policy.

Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Study

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Kaiser Permanente

Investigation conducted to assess associations between childhood maltreatment and later-life health and well-being

Connecting the Dots: An Overview of the Links Among Multiple Forms of Violence

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

A resource co-developed by CDC’s Division of Violence Prevention and Prevention Institute that shares research on connections between different forms of violence and describes how these connections affect communities

The Facts Hurt: A State-by-State Injury Prevention Policy Report

Trust for America’s Health

This report highlights a set of indicators that provide the public and policymakers with information about the status of some key injury prevention policies in states, and provides recommendations for key strategies to reduce injuries in the United States

VetoViolence Website

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

CDC’s online source of free violence prevention trainings, tools, and resources based on the best available evidence and research

The State Health Department’s Role in the Policy Process

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

This document was created to provide guidance to CDC funded state health departments about their important role in informing and evaluating policy to prevent injuries and violence through active participation in the policy process

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Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations associated with the strategies and resources listed within this inventory are exclusively those of their authors, and do not necessarily reflect the official views of the Safe States Alliance.

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