The purpose of this part is to—
prevent crimes involving violence against women, children, and youth;
reduce the impact of exposure to violence in the lives of children and youth so that the intergenerational cycle of violence is interrupted;
promote programs to ensure that children and youth receive the assistance they need to end the cycle of violence and develop mutually respectful, nonviolent relationships; and
encourage collaboration among community-based organizations and governmental agencies serving children and youth, providers of health and mental health services and providers of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking victim services to prevent violence against women and children.