Authors: Litviniuc, A., Wells, L., & Claussen, C.
This report is part of a series of research policy briefs aimed at informing the Alberta Primary Prevention Framework Policy Collaborative on strategies and actions to prevent domestic and sexual violence. The report explores child maltreatment and its prevention as an effective strategy to prevent intimate partner violence as youth grow into adulthood. Calls on the Government of Alberta and the anti-violence sector are made to prioritize healthy families and child and youth wellbeing in violence prevention efforts, Overall, the report highlights the importance of investing in child and youth primary prevention strategies as a way to break the cycles of violence and create a better future for all Albertans.
Please visit the Alberta Primary Prevention Playbook page to learn more about this and the other reports that will make Alberta a more inclusive and safe place to live, work, and play.