The Integrated Crime and Violence Prevention Strategy (ICVPS)

This programme contains an introduction to the ICVPS for community crime and violence prevention practitioners. The programme equips learners with the knowledge and skills they need to implement, monitor and evaluate the ICVPS in their community.

This programme is a revised update of the older Integrated Social Crime and Violence Prevention Policy Programme.

SACSSP accreditation:11.5 CPD points for social workers and social auxiliary workers. (137/2023). Expires 09/05/2024.


The programme topics are:

  1. Introduction to the ICVPS
  2. Defining Crime and Violence in South Africa
  3. Why do people commit crime?
  4. The ICVPS as a solution to crime and violence in South Africa
  5. The ICVPS Toolkits
  6. The Community Needs Assessment
  7. The Community Safety Action Plan
  8. What Works in Crime and Violence Prevention
  9. Monitoring and Evaluating the ICVPS