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Connecting the Dots

Different types of violence are connected and often share the same root causes. They can take place under one roof, in the same community or neighborhood, at the same time or at different stages of life.

Dating Matters

Dating Matters: Understanding Teen Dating Violence Prevention helps educators, school personnel, youth leaders, and others working to improve the health of teens.

Community Health Sim

Welcome to VetoVille! This game-like experience demonstrates the connections between violence and community issues.

Dating Matters

DATING MATTERS® training is a free, online course available to educators, school personnel, youth mentors, and others dedicated to improving teen health.


A tool for people interested in learning about program evaluation and applying it to their work.


EvaluACTION is designed for people interested in learning about program evaluation and how to apply it to their work.

Webinar / Presentation

Violence is a serious public health problem that is preventable. Ongoing research continues to improve our understanding of violence. Every year, we learn more about effective prevention programs that can help professionals and communities proactively prevent violence.

ACEs Snapshot

The ACEs Snapshot will serve as a doorway to the CDC's latest work and research into the topic of ACEs, Snapshot is designed to be approachable, informative, and something you can share to help stakeholders and partners understand ACEs.

Webinar / Presentation

You can think of it as a relay team for prevention: overall success depends upon all teammates and how they run their legs of the race.


We use a four-level social-ecological model to help us understand violence and the potential benefits of prevention strategies.