Select, Adapt, Evaluate!: How to Use Essential Elements to Inform Your Violence Prevention Approaches [Website].
National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (U.S.). Division of Violence Prevention.
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Atlanta, GA 30333
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This website is designed to assist professionals in understanding approaches to violence prevention that are based on the best available evidence and how to effectively select, delivery, adapt, and evaluate approaches for a specific community. Information is provided on: types of approaches that are used to prevent violence, the logic behind approaches based on evidence, essential elements of a prevention approach assumed to be responsible for achieving intended outcomes, strategies for estimating essential elements, using essential elements to assess approach fit and guide selection, making adaptations to an approach and evaluating adaptations using the traffic light framework, and adaptation timing.
community violence; prevention programs; evidence based practice; models; guidelines; program evaluation; assessment