Connecting the Dots

Connecting the Dots – Different types of violence share risks and causes. Discover the connections and what they mean for stopping violence before it starts.

CDC’s Connecting the Dots is a free, online training that helps users explore shared risk and protective factors across multiple forms of violence.

Different forms of violence are connected and often share the same root causes. Understanding the shared causes and protective factors of violence can help us better prevent violence.

Connecting the Dots is a new training that helps users implement prevention strategies that address shared risk and protective factors across multiple forms of violence.

Topics include:

  • How to identify these connections
  • Shared risk and protective factors across violence types
  • Ways to integrate these practices into prevention initiatives
  • Recommendations for community collaboration

This training can help users implement prevention strategies and address risks in the context of the home environment, neighborhood, and community.

Learn how connecting the dots among different violence types can help build partnerships to prevent violence before it starts.

Take the training today!

Page last reviewed: January 23, 2018