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Session: Violence Prevention in Families and Community
3331.0: Monday, November 06, 2006: 2:30 PM-4:00 PM
Violence Prevention in Families and Community
The prevention of family violence is a complex and multi-faceted problem. This session will provide information to assist health practitioners in offering evidence based programs and assist researchers in identifying new and critical research data in their field. Issues related to the parenting skills of women who have experienced domestic violence will be assessed as will intiatives relating to the co-occurrence of domestic violence and child maltreatment. The effectiveness of reducing pscho-social stress in pregnant women at high risk for IPV using nurse case management techniques will be explored. Examination of screening instruments for IPV among young women (15-24) will be discussed. At a policy level an international initiative for use of multi-agency death reviews will be presented.
Learning Objectives: At the end of this session participants will be able to: 1. Describe issues related to mothers and their children including parenting skills and co-occurence of abuse and neglact 2. Discuss barriers to disclosure of abuse in health settings 3. Articulate an international approach to multi-agency death reviews.
Organizer(s):Marti Coulter
Brain Willis
Moderator(s):Marti Coulter, DrPH
2:30 PMFamily violence fatality review, an international system  [ Recorded presentation ]
Michael Durfee, MD, Peggy Goodman, MD
2:45 PMQuality of maternal parenting among intimate partner violence victims involved with Child Protective Services  [ Recorded presentation ]
Cecilia Casanueva, PhD, Sandra L. Martin, PhD, Desmond K. Runyan, MD, Richard Barth, PhD, Robert H. Bradley, PhD
3:00 PMA randomized trial of screening for intimate partner violence in young women  [ Recorded presentation ]
Niki Palmetto, MPH, Kathleen Jones, Leslie L. Davidson, MD, MSc, Vaughn I. Rickert, PsyD, Vicki Breitbart, MSW, Jini Tanenhaus, PA, Tamu Aljuwani, MSW, Melissa Forbes, Michelle Zeitler, MPH, Leslie Rottenberg, MSW, Lynne Stevens, LCSW, BCD
3:15 PMEvaluation of three innovative California county initiatives for the co-occurrence of domestic violence and child maltreatment in families  [ Recorded presentation ]
Susan Brutschy, BA
3:30 PMBarriers to abuse disclosure during pregnancy: The need to consider new screening approaches  [ Recorded presentation ]
Linda Bullock, PhD, RN, FAAN, Mary Ann Curry, PhD, RN, Tina Bloom, RN, MS, Janis Davis, RN, BS
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Organized by:Maternal and Child Health
Endorsed by:APHA-Committee on Women's Rights; Community Health Planning and Policy Development; Public Health Nursing; Socialist Caucus; Women's Caucus
CE Credits:CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing

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