Primary prevention

NARROWER TERMS
Report

Community-led culture-centered prevention of family violence and sexual violence

This report presents findings from research into the primary prevention needs of diverse communities to address family violence and sexual violence (FVSV).
Report

Change the story: a shared framework for the primary prevention of violence against women and their children in Australia (2nd Edition)

This resource is the second edition of 'Change the story', an evidence-based framework that guides a coordinated national approach to preventing violence against women. The report outlines the essential actions needed to address the gendered drivers of violence and shift the unequal distribution of power...
Evaluation

Rante-rante ampe Marle and Urreye: “Safe, respected and free from violence” projects evaluation

This evaluation uses a mixed method approach, and includes an assessment of the impact of the project on participants’ attitudes towards and beliefs about gender, violence and Aboriginal culture. The study also assesses the extent to which resources and media developed by the two projects...
Evaluation

Effective delivery methods and teaching strategies for child sexual abuse prevention: a rapid evidence check

This rapid evidence check presents the current state of child sexual abuse (CSA) prevention programs, reviewing their utility and effectiveness for CSA prevention education for children. It includes recommendations about the design and delivery of programs for pre-schoolers and children in the early primary school...
Evaluation

Tracking progress in prevention

The report demonstrates that Australia’s approach to primary prevention is based on sound evidence, showing encouraging signs of progress and heading in the right direction.
Report

Interventions in out-of-home care: an updated evidence and gap map

This report summarises the findings from an updated systematic search for high-quality evidence of the impact that different out-of-home care (OOHC) interventions have on particular child and youth outcomes. These have been mapped to create an evidence and gap map.
Report

Community co-design of digital interventions for primary prevention of ageism and elder abuse

This report evaluates the consultation and co-design processes used to create the digital intervention and how this methodology impacted on the creation of the approach to storytelling about ageism as a driver of elder abuse.
Guide

Unpacking violence: a storytelling resource for understanding non-physical forms of abuse and the gendered drivers of violence against women

Research shows that one in four women in Australia has experienced at least one incident of non-physical abuse from a partner. However, half of Australians find it difficult to recognise non-physical forms of abuse between partners. This resource aims to support prevention practitioners in their...
Report

Value in healthcare: mobilizing cooperation for health system transformation

The “Value in Healthcare - Mobilizing cooperation for health system transformation” highlights three drivers of health system transformation:
Literature review

Bystanders for primary prevention: a rapid review

This literature review was produced for VicHealth by Deakin University. It focuses on the primary prevention of violence against women and family violence, and examines the intricacies of bystander behaviour.
Technical report

Heart health: the first step to getting Australia's health on track

This resource provides an implementation map for one of the ten priority policy actions proposed in AHPC’s Getting Australia’s Health on Track 2016.
Report

Understanding and preventing the onset of child sexual abuse in adolescence and adulthood

The findings from this research support tailored prevention efforts for adolescents and adults. Emphasis should be placed on primary and secondary prevention efforts that are currently less developed in Australia, compared to tertiary responses.
Evaluation

Working with workplaces: challenges and opportunities for workplace violence prevention and bystander programs

This paper explores some of the challenges, tensions and opportunities in workplace-based programs for the primary prevention of violence against women, based on findings from program evaluation.
Briefing paper

What is effective primary prevention in sexual assault? Translating the evidence for action

This summary provides an evidence-based summary of the key issues involved in program design in primary prevention initiatives.