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What Works Fact Sheet: Violence Prevention

Young girl with bruised eye rests her head on her knee, represents interventions to prevent violence.This brochure summarizes information in The Guide to Community Preventive Services (The Community Guide) about intervention approaches to prevent violence. It is designed to help public health professionals find proven intervention approaches—including programs, services and other interventions—to prevent violence among youth. It can help decision makers in both public and private sectors make choices about what intervention approaches are best for their communities.

 
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2011 Annual Report to Congress

Cover of the 2011 Annual Report to CongressThe First Annual Report to Congress provides background on the Community Preventive Services Task Force (CPSTF), its methods, findings, and recommendations, and describes both gaps in existing research on community preventive services and priorities for future CPSTF efforts.

 
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2012 Annual Report to Congress

Cover of the 2012 Annual ReportThe 2012 Annual Report to Congress outlines Community Preventive Services Task Force (CPSTF) reviews and recommendations, along with evidence gaps that can be filled through additional research and evaluation. The report also summarizes how recommendations are used, CPSTF accomplishments over the year, and the priorities for future CPSTF efforts.

 
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2013 Annual Report to Congress

Cover of the 2013 Annual ReportThe 2013 Annual Report to Congress outlines Community Preventive Services Task Force (CPSTF) recommendations and evidence gaps related to preventing and controlling cardiovascular disease. It also summarizes the full list of prevention opportunities reviewed by the CPSTF, lists key accomplishments since the 2012 report, and lays out priorities and plans for coming years.

 
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2014-2015 Annual Report to Congress

Cover of the 2014-2015 Annual Report to CongressThe 2014–2015 Annual Report to Congress includes Community Preventive Services Task Force (CPSTF) accomplishments and lays out future priorities and plans. The CPSTF features its work in strengthening our nation's ability to prevent cancers—all-too-common illnesses that place a great burden on individuals, their families, places of work, communities, and our healthcare system. The report also includes areas where more research and programs are needed to prevent and reduce cancers.

 
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2016 Annual Report to Congress

Cover of the 2016 Annual Report to CongressIn the 2016 Annual Report to Congress, the Community Preventive Services Task Force (CPSTF) helps to build the evidence base for public health programs, policies, and other interventions. This report summarizes accomplishments from the past year, and lays out future priorities and plans.

 
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2017 Annual Report to Congress

Cover of the 2017 Annual Report to CongressThe 2017 Annual Report to Congress highlights ways CPSTF recommendations can be used to support the readiness and resilience of the United States Armed Forces, improve the health of our military communities, and increase the population of young people who are eligible for service. The report also identifies important evidence gaps researchers, evaluators, and funders may choose to address, as well as priority areas for future CPSTF work. Particular emphasis is placed on the challenges of obesity, tobacco use, and excessive alcohol use.

 
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Cancer Control P.L.A.N.E.T. (Plan, Link, Act, Network with Evidence-based Tools)

Design element for Cancer Control P.L.A.N.E.T.: Plan, Link, Act, Network with Evidence-based ToolsThe Cancer Control Planet website provides links to comprehensive cancer control resources for public health professionals. More specifically, users can learn more about research-tested intervention programs, read about national and international cancer control programs, find resources related to specific forms of cancer, and more.

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CDCynergy

This Centers for Disease Control and Prevention run website gives users more information about CDCynergy. CDCynergy is a multimedia CD-ROM used for planning, managing, and evaluating public health communication programs. Using this site, you can learn more about how the tool works and find which edition of CDCynergy best suits your needs.  

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Community Tool Box

The Community Tool Box website aims to help people build healthier communities and bring about positive social change by providing users with educational modules and tools.  Those modules and tools allow users to learn more about community assessment, intervention, evaluation, and advocacy for healthier communities. 

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