5062.0 Family and community violence: prevention and intervention

Wednesday, October 29, 2008: 8:30 AM
Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Family Violence Prevention: Many disciplines contribute critical knowledge and perspectives to the use of theory, data, interventions, evaluation approaches, and policy development to family violence prevention efforts; by exploring these various efforts we can better prevent all forms of family violence, including child maltreatment, partner abuse, elder mistreatment, sibling abuse, and their relationships.
Session Objectives: 1. Recognize promising primary prevention practices 2. Analyze relationships of IPV and birth outcomes 3. Articulate issues related to the development of aggresion in adolescent females

8:30 AM
Advancing primary prevention of violence against women within service-delivery organizations
Rachel Davis, MSW, Elizabeth D. Waiters, PhD, Nicole Kravitz-Wirtz, BA and Annie Lyles, MSW
9:00 AM
Domestic Violence and Low Birth Weight and Preterm Birth in Los Angeles County: Preliminary findings from 2007 Los Angeles Mommy and Baby Survey (LAMB)
Nicole Schneider, MD, Diana E. Ramos, MD, MPH, Rachel Golden, Margaret Chao, PhD, MPH, Michael C. Lu, MD, MPH and Cynthia Harding, MPH
9:15 AM
Halting the Development of Physical Aggression in Females and Improving Academic Outcomes through the Nurse-Family Partnership Intervention
Kimberly Sidora-Arcoleo, MPH, PhD, Elizabeth Anson, MS, Robert Cole, PhD, David Olds, PhD and Harriet Kitzman, RN, PhD

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Organized by: Maternal and Child Health
Endorsed by: Family Violence Prevention Forum, Community Health Workers SPIG, Injury Control and Emergency Health Services, Public Health Education and Health Promotion, Public Health Nursing, Socialist Caucus, School Health Education and Services, Women's Caucus

CE Credits: CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing