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Technical Assistance

Each year, we help hundreds of prevention workers design and implement their prevention education programs.  Contact us ti schedule a call or consultation.

Training Events

TCFV’s Prevention Team hosts several in-person training events in Austin each year.  Learn more about our signature training events like Training Lab and Coaching Group below.


Our Prevention Team travels around the state to provide customized assistance to prevention programs.  We’re also available by phone and virtually to help you problem solve.

Our Goal Is

Long-Term Social Change

Our Prevention Team engages youth with our Young Hearts Matter campign and works with community partners and leaders to empower LGBTQ+ communities and their allies.

Learn more about engaging youth.
Prevention Team’s

Training Events

Each year, the Prevention Team hosts prevention educators from around the state to participate in multi-day  training programs designed to equip new and experienced prevention workers will the skills and tools they need to succeed in their communities.

Coaching Group
For Experienced Prevention Workers

A Statewide Community of Practice: The Prevention Coaching Group is a collection of prevention workers who receive targeted training and support. Members gather in Austin twice a year for spring and fall trainings to share resources, solve problems and develop skills they can immediately use. The only cost for participating agencies is staff time.

Training Lab
For All Prevention Workers

The Training Lab provides ten prevention educators a tailored three-day workshop in Austin followed by consultation and training to be held in the prevention educator’s own community. It provides prevention educators focused training to increase the effectiveness of their facilitation of prevention messaging, curricula and other aspects of prevention work as identified by prevention around the state.

Prevention Intensive

Online Library

This online library is for new prevention educators. The following online trainings offer an overview of prevalent theories that guide prevention work. Each of the videos below discuss different aspects of the public health approaches we use to support our communities. Throughout the year, the Prevention Team will hold live Zoom meetings to discuss the modules and further help you integrate them into your work. See below for information on joining the listserv.

The Prevention Intensive equips prevention workers, managers, and community educators with foundational prevention theory along with skills for facilitating prevention education sessions. TCFV’s prevention team builds a learning environment where participants celebrate successes and strategize around shared challenges.

Prevention Intensive – Spring 2024 Update

The online Prevention Intensive training is available and now includes seven foundational modules.

Prevention Intensive is a foundational training geared for new prevention workers and community partners interested in learning the fundamentals of prevention. The new online format of Prevention Intensive provides key foundational modules of prevention theory and relevant information to new and seasoned educators.

The TCFV Prevention team will host periodic Prevention Intensive Review sessions for educators who have completed the online Prevention Intensive training to come together and discuss the materials and content. Participants are asked to have completed this online training prior to attending a Prevention Intensive Review.

Check out the Prevention Intensive videos on Coalition Manager

Prevention Workgroups and Collaborative Efforts

Monthly Calls

Join the Prevention team each month for community building and updates.


We’re available for resource fairs, interviews, and community partnerships with other nonprofits statewide.

LGBTQ Stakeholders

TCFV works to create safe spaces through allyship and partnering with prevention advocates to end the violence for all community members.

Leadership Workshops and Engagement

From financial support to other resources, experts explore how to center prevention as a core aspect of development.

Our Latest Podcast Episodes

Down the Rabbit Hole aims to deepen the conversation around violence prevention with a series of discussions on the root causes and consequences of violence. Join us each week as we go down a different rabbit hole to critically examine a topic and how it relates to gender-based violence.

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Our Partners in Prevention

We are grateful for the support of our partners and allies in the movement to end the violence.