Our Mandate
  • Raising awareness of effective violence prevention and health promotion strategies for youth
  • Working with educators and community partners to adopt and evaluate these strategies 
  • Training students and professionals in the region to mobilize prevention resources and concepts
  • Expanding research and knowledge on effective community-based prevention strategies
  • Creating a national resource on Canadian programs and their evidence base

The Canadian Prevention Science Cluster (CPSC), supported by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, brought together leading researchers and practitioners dedicated to reducing violence and abuse and promoting healthy relationships among youth. The Atlantic Hub of the CPSC was hosted in the Pediatrics Department at Dalhousie University,