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Prevention and Education

Teaching healthy relationships because this generation deserves to live free from violence.

Prevention

During the pre-teen and teen years, youth begin to learn the skills needed to create and maintain healthy relationships. These social skills include how to manage feelings and emotions and how to communicate in a healthy way with respect and equality. Unhealthy, abusive, or violent relationships can have severe consequences with both short- and long-term negative effects on a developing teen that can carry into adulthood. Supporting the development of healthy, respectful, and nonviolent relationships have the potential to reduce the occurrence of teen dating violence and prevent its harmful and long-lasting effects on individuals, their families, and communities.

To prevent and reduce sexual violence many strategies focus on reducing the likelihood that a person will engage in sexual violence.

Strategy
Approach
S
Promote Social Norms that Protect Against Violence
  • Bystander Approaches
  • Mobilizing men and boys as allies
T
Teach Skills to Prevent Sexual Violence
  • Social-emotional Learning
  • Teaching healthy, safe dating and intimate relationship skills to adolescents
  • Promoting healthy sexuality
  • Empowerment-based training
O
Provide Opportunities to Empower and Support Girls and Women
  • Strengthen economic supports for women and families
  • Strengthen leadership and opportunities for girls
P
Create Protective Environments
  • Improving safety and monitoring in schools
  • Establishing and consistantly applying workplace policies
  • Addressing community-level risks through environmental approaches
SV
Support Victims/Survivors to Lessen Harms
  • Victim-centered services
  • Treatment for victims of sexual violence
  • Treatment for at-risk children and families to prevent problem behavior including sex offending
STOP SV
S
Strategy
Promote Social Norms that Protect Against Violence

Approach
  • Bystander Approaches
  • Mobilizing men and boys as allies
T
Strategy
Teach Skills to Prevent Sexual Violence

Approach
  • Social-emotional Learning
  • Teaching healthy, safe dating and intimate relationship skills to adolescents
  • Promoting healthy sexuality
  • Empowerment-based training
O
Strategy
Provide Opportunities to Empower and Support Girls and Women

Approach
  • Strengthen economic supports for women and families
  • Strengthen leadership and opportunities for girls
P
Strategy
Create Protective Environments

Approach
  • Improving safety and monitoring in schools
  • Establishing and consistantly applying workplace policies
  • Addressing community-level risks through environmental approaches
SV
Strategy
Support Victims/Survivors to Lessen Harms

Approach
  • Victim-centered services
  • Treatment for victims of sexual violence
  • Treatment for at-risk children and families to prevent problem behavior including sex offending

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Education

Live Violence Free is committed to breaking the cycle of violence by educating the community to better understand the issues of domestic violence, sexual assault, and child abuse. We provide educational presentations and training, produce our One Conversation podcast, and share educational articles with the community.

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