Prevention Institute: A Health Equity and Multisector Approach to Preventing Domestic Violence

Date published: October, 2019 (82 pages)

Prevention Institute conducted a preliminary landscape scan to inform and strengthen a statewide approach to preventing domestic violence in California. This paper offers research, analysis, and frameworks to understand the factors in the community environment that support safe relationships and a reduction in domestic violence incidents. It identifies opportunities for 13 sectors to engage in domestic violence prevention, and offers a method for multiple sectors to identify joint strengths, strategies, andoutcomes. As a whole, the paper presents an overarching approach to advancing a health equity and multisector approach to domestic violence prevention in California, and identifies broad elements and immediate nextsteps to move this approach forward.