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Session: Violence: A Public Health Approach to Prevention
4162.0: Tuesday, November 9, 2004: 12:30 PM-2:00 PM
Violence: A Public Health Approach to Prevention
This session will provide a public health framework for the recognition, treatment and prevention of violence. The session will proceed from an understanding of violence as a medical and a public health problem with medical and public health solutions. The session will explicate the use of public health principles in the "diagnosis" and "treatment" of issues of violence. Applicable models of disease prevention and treatment will be described to prevent the public health impacts of violence on an interpersonal, national and international level.
Learning Objectives: At the end of this session participants will: Describe a public health framework for recognition, treatment and prevention of violence; Analyze case studies that have utilized public health priniciples in efforts to prevent violence.
Presider(s):Joy Marshall, MD
12:30 PMJewish-American Medical Project: An effort to humanize the Middle East conflict through collaboration in medicine, mental health, and public health  [ Recorded presentation ]
Alan F. Meyers, MD, MPH, Alice Rothchild, MD, Jonathan Glazer Shaw, Roman Torgovitsky, Michal Seligman, PsyD
12:45 PMWebEngage: Moral disengagement and www.PeaceTest.org  [ Recorded presentation ]
Brian H. Howard, BA, Laura J. Benjamins, MD, Donaji Stelzig, BS, Alfred L. McAlister, PhD, Jeannie Grussendorf, PhD, Ross Shegog, PhD
1:00 PMA university peace project can lead to a dialogue about peace in the community  [ Recorded presentation ]
Joan M Murdock, PhD
1:15 PMViolence: An epidemic requiring public health solutions
1:30 PMDiscussion
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Organized by:Peace Caucus
Endorsed by:Injury Control and Emergency Health Services; Mental Health; Public Health Education and Health Promotion; Socialist Caucus
CE Credits:CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing

The 132nd Annual Meeting (November 6-10, 2004) of APHA