A theory of change reflects how and why we expect a desired change to occur as well as what we hope to accomplish and how we will get there.
Conceptual frameworks are “road maps” designed to connect how we think about a problem with how we address that problem and what we hope to accomplish through our actions.
The Social and Emotional Well-Being Promotion Framework presented below captures the goal of helping survivors and their children thrive, and it recognizes the importance of community, social, and societal context in our work.
The Research Summaries below capture the empirical evidence on the effectiveness of key services commonly provided by DV programs. These evidence-based practices are complemented by the “practice-based evidence” reflected in the Program and Practice Profiles found under “What are we learning?”
The Profiles highlighted here provide an opportunity to expand our collective understanding of the myriad of ways that communities can identify, conceptualize, and adapt practices that emerging evidence suggests work for diverse families affected by violence.