6028.0: Thursday, November 16, 2000: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM

Violence prevention strategies

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement.
Learning Objectives: Refer to the individual abstracts for learning objectives
Presider(s):Patricia D. Mail, PhD, CHES
8:30 AMAssessing violence among youth: Increasing knowledge through collaboration
Olga M. Acosta, PhD, Mark D. Weist, PhD
8:45 AMSurvivors for Violence Prevention, Inc.: Moving personal pain into public policy
Tanya Sharpe, MSW, Erma Lawson, RN, PhD, Joseph M. Chery, Deborah Prothrow-Stith, MD
9:00 AMAlternatives to violence: How juvenile delinquents perceive (or fail to perceive) the choice to shoot
Julie H. Goldberg, PhD
9:15 AMPreventing domestic violence in the South Asian community through education of clinicians about cultural issues
Bhaswati Bhattacharya, MPH, MD, Prema Vora, MS, Sharmila Rao, MPA
9:30 AMA Summer Basketball Camp's Effectiveness in Deterring Violence
Irshad Shaikh, MD, MPH, Phyllis Nails, BA
Sponsor:Public Health Education and Health Promotion
Cosponsors:Black Caucus of Health Workers; Chiropractic Health Care; Environment; Epidemiology; Injury Control and Emergency Health Services; Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Caucus of Public Health Workers; Social Work; Socialist Caucus; Women's Caucus

The 128th Annual Meeting of APHA