The controversy dominated news coverage earlier this month.Trump publicly denounced domestic violence one week after Porter resigned, saying “I’m totally opposed to domestic violence of any kind.”This is a significant evolution in the field.To better understand how you can use these technical packages, here are answers to some frequently asked questions: A technical package is a collection of strategies that represent the best available evidence to prevent or reduce public health problems like violence.They can help improve the health and well-being of communities. The most effective public health programs are based on an evidence-based technical package…A technical package of proven interventions sharpens and focuses what otherwise might be vague commitments to “action” by committing to implementation of specific interventions known to be effective.The idea is that by addressing the root causes, these programs can stop domestic violence from occurring in the first place.I am a professor who studies how to intervene and prevent men’s violence against women. The Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) is a landmark piece of legislation that sought to improve criminal justice and community-based responses to domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault and stalking in the United States.
Any young person can experience dating abuse or unhealthy relationship behaviors, regardless of gender, sexual orientation, socioeconomic standing, ethnicity, religion or culture.
Since the establishment of the first domestic violence shelters in the 1970s, domestic violence policies and services have rightly focused most attention on survivors and meeting their needs for safety and healing.
Increasingly, though, domestic violence organizations are adopting approaches that involve men and boys in domestic violence prevention.
Sectors vital to the implementation of these packages include: The hope is that multiple sectors will use these packages to take advantage of the best available evidence and join CDC in efforts to prevent violence.
Read more on how you can get started implementing the technical package in your violence prevention work.