CDC's VetoViolence Website
VetoViolence is CDC’s online source of free violence prevention trainings, tools, and resources. Check out the VetoViolence website to learn how to stop violence—before it happens.
Why Use VetoViolence?
Are you a busy violence prevention practitioner, short on time, doing more with less, and looking for ways to maximize your resources? CDC’s VetoViolence website offers free, online, interactive, and engaging violence prevention tools, trainings, and resources based on the best available evidence and research.
VetoViolence offers various trainings, tools, and resources to support you in creating safer communities.
- Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) Snapshot is a resource designed to help you understand the landmark Kaiser ACE Study.
- Community HealthSim is a tool that simulates the connections between violence and community issues and allows you to discover how planning and strategic action can prevent violence.
- Connecting the Dots is a training that explores the shared risk and protective factors of violence to help you better prevent violence.
- Dating Matters® Interactive Guide to Informing Policy provides a framework for evaluating Teen Dating Violence (TDV) and TDV-related policies and using the information to inform policy.
- Dating Matters® Capacity Assessment and Planning Tool will help you gather information, create reports, and work with partners to determine capacity priorities and to develop action plans.
- Dating Matters® Understanding Teen Dating Violence Prevention Training for Educators helps educators or individuals that work with teens learn how to prevent teen dating violence.
- EvaluACTION is a tool that allows you to learn the dos and don’ts of evaluation as well as create, save, and download your logic model and evaluation plan.
- Preventing Adverse Childhood Experiences is an online training to help understand, recognize, and prevent ACEs from occurring in the first place.
- Principles of Prevention is a training that explains how to apply key concepts of primary prevention, the public health approach, and the social-ecological model to your violence prevention work.
- Making the Case: Engaging the Business Sector is a resource that explains how to work with the business sector to assure safe, stable, nurturing relationships, and environments for all children and families.
- STRYVE Online Resources is a space with everything you need to create, edit, and save a customized youth violence prevention plan.
- Success Stories Portal is a resource that allows you to create, save, download, and edit your stories of successful violence prevention efforts.
- Understanding Evidence is a resource that presents the three types of evidence involved in decision-making, different data collection methods, and standards of practice in research evidence and factors that can influence decisions.
Who Should Use VetoViolence?
VetoViolence is designed for violence prevention practitioners, but anyone working to prevent violence in their community will find the information useful. This includes, but is not limited to:
- CDC grantees
- Program evaluators
- Technical assistance providers
- Decision makers