CDC Reports

From the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention

Applying the Principles of Prevention.  The CDC recommends using the 2 above proven principles to help design effective prevention programs.

Applying Science. Advancing Practice. (ASAP) This is a series of informational briefs created by the CDC’s Division of Violence Prevention to help apply scientific knowledge to the practice of primary prevention of violence. Intended for use by state health departments and statewide sexual assault coalitions. [Posted 4/2011]

Infographic about Sexual Violence Prevention.  [Posted 9/2016]

Infographic detailing Sexual Minority Youth Data and Violence.  [Posted 9/2016]

Intimate Partner Violence in the United States-2010.  Describes the prevalence and context of Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) victimization using data from the 2010 National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey (NISVS).  Also see the, IPV Fact Sheet.  [Posted 2/2014]

The National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey (NISVS): 2010 Summary Report. Atlanta, GA: National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  MEZCOPH Summary of Report.  [Posted 1/2012]

Measuring Bullying Victimization, Perpetration, and Bystander Experiences: A Compendium of Assessment Tools by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (2011). This compendium provides researchers, prevention specialists, and health educators with tools to measure a range of bullying experiences: bully perpetration, bully victimization, bully-victim experiences, and bystander experiences. [Posted 3/2011]

Moving Forward by Looking Back: Reflecting on a Decade of CDC's Work in Sexual Violence Prevention.  2000-2010.  [Posted 12/2012]

The National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey: 2010 Findings on Victimization by Sexual Orientation.  Report shows that lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals experience sexual violence, and intimate partner violence at rates equal to heterosexuals.  [Posted 1/2013]

Nine Principles of Effective Prevention Programs “At a Glance”.

Sexual Violence Prevention: Beginning the Dialogue.  This publication from the CDC's National Center for Injury Prevention and Control explains the public health approach to prevention.

Technical Package for Violence Prevention: Using Evidence-based Strategies in Your Violence Prevention Efforts. [Posted 7/2016]

The Health Communicator's Social Media Toolkit. A guide to using social media to improve health messages and reach your audiences. [Posted 10/2011]

Violence Prevention Curriculum from Health Education Curriculum Analysis Tool (HECAT) contains curricula analysis resources and tools intended to prevent violence. The modules are based on the CDC’s Characteristics of Effective Health Education Curricula and the National Health Education Standards. [Posted 3/2009]

Additional CDC Reference Documents

Applying the Principles of Prevention (PDF)
CDC brochure guidance 2007 (PDF)
Nine Principles of Prevention (PDF)
Saturation Explained (PDF) [Updated 5/10]
Sexual Violence and the Spectrum of Prevention: Towards a Community Solution (PDF)
Socio-ecological model (PDF)