5024.0 MCH Children with Special Health Care Needs and Issues in family and community violence prevention

Wednesday, October 29, 2008: 8:30 AM
Research is identifying a myriad of issues related to children and adolescents including issues impacting pregnancy; This session will identify important issues related to pregnancy, children, and adolescents which can contribute in important ways to the development of early prevention programs.
Session Objectives: 1. Recognize protective influences related to children's exposure to violence 2. Articulate the implications of ethnic disparities related to IPV and pregnancy 3. Analyze the relationship of safety perception to adolescent weapon carrying.
Marti Coulter, DrPH and Deborah Allen, ScD

Board 3
Protective influences on children exposed to intimate partner violence
Martha L. Coulter, DrPH MSW and Lianne Fuino Estefan, MPH
Board 4
Association Between Perception of Danger and Weapon Brandishment Among Impoverished Adolescents
Alexis Magdalene Inabinet, MA, Maja Altarac, MD, MPH, PHD and John Bolland, PhD
Board 6
Pediatric brain tumors among urban children: Disabilities and family issues
Virginia Miller, DrPH MS MPH, Uma Sudarshan, MPH and Kathryn Miller, RN
Board 7
Family Matters: A Mentor Parent Intervention to Promote Health and Wellness of Children with Special Health Care Needs
Paula M. Minihan, PhD, MPH, Barbara Popper, M Ed, IBCLC, Sara M. Parisi, MS/MPH, Betsy Anderson, Beth Dworetzky and Aviva Must, PhD
Board 8
Needs Assessment Survey of Post-Transition Adults with Cystic Fibrosis
Janet K. Brishke, BHS, MPH and Susan Chauncey Horky, LCSW
Board 9
Nuchal translucency and Down syndrome prenatal screening methods provided by OB-GYN physicians to expectant mothers in Kentucky
Jennifer M. Howard, MPH, Lydia G. Watson, BA, Kristina Zierold, PhD, MS and Leah Y. Carreon, MD, MSc

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: Maternal and Child Health
Endorsed by: Community Health Workers SPIG, Public Health Education and Health Promotion, Public Health Nursing, Socialist Caucus