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Featured below are Prevention Tips for various audiences.
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Some people and agencies in your community may be very new to prevention so you will want to use this tip sheet that has small actionable “asks”. Prevention is focused on changing behaviors while awareness events are focused on changing knowledge. The goal of prevention is to have people doing a behavior that they did not do before rather than only being aware of something. Prevention content should focus on the solution and frame content through a role that everyone can identify with.
Some people and agencies in your community may be more familiar with prevention or previously partnered on prevention activities with you. These “asks” are still actionable, but require slightly more effort. Consider the partners capacity or understanding of prevention when presenting these asks.
Connection to a caring adult, family support, and community connectedness are protective factors for violence. This tip sheet can shared with parents and families to help understand what actions they can do in their lives and with family members to create safe environments.