3426.0 Adolescent violence: issues, prevention, and intervention

Monday, November 9, 2009: 4:30 PM
Oral
The purpose of this session is to present information related to adolescent violence prevention, associated factors, and interventions. Specific attention is paid to maternal and infant health risks among postpartum adolescents, the relationship of substance abuse and community violence, racial, ethnic, and gender difference among latino youth, parents perspectives on talking to teens about reltaionships, and barriers and opportunities to school based parent involvement.
Session Objectives: 1. Discuss parent perspectives on adolescent violence. 2. Describe adolescent risk and protective factors related to violence. 3. Discuss racial and ethnic differences in adolescent violence.
Organizer:
Martha L. Coulter, DrPH MSW
Moderator:
Martha L. Coulter, DrPH MSW

4:30 PM
Mother's and father's perspectives on talking to teens about healthy relationships
Aletha Akers, MD, MPH, Michael Yonas, DrPH, Jessica Burke, PhD, MHS and Judy C. Chang, MD, MPH
4:45 PM
Racial/ethnic and gender differences in youth violence: A multilevel exploration of Latino youth
Lorena M. Estrada Martinez, MPH, Cleopatra Caldwell, PhD, Amy J. Schulz, PhD MPH and Ana V. Diez Roux, MD, PhD
5:00 PM
Prospective study of sexual, physical, and emotional violence and associated maternal and infant health risks among postpartum adolescents
Alpna Agrawal, MPH, Jeannette Ickovics, PhD, Jessica Lewis, LMFT, Urania Magriples, MD and Trace Kershaw, PhD
5:15 PM
Social moderation of the relation between community violence and alcohol, tobacco, and marijuana use in an urban adolescent sample
vg I. Kaynak, MSEd, Job G. Godino, BA, Stacy N. Davis, MPH, Wendy Kliewer, PhD and Stephen J. Lepore, PhD
5:30 PM
Barriers and opportunities to school-based parent involvement: Implications for adolescent violence prevention
Kantahyanee W. Murray, PhD, Nadine Finigan, MS, Vanya Jones, PhD, MPH, Nikeea Copeland-Linder, PhD, MPH, Denise L. Haynie, PhD, Bruce G. Simons-Morton, EdD, MPH and Tina L. Cheng, MD, MPH

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

Organized by: Maternal and Child Health
Endorsed by: Asian Pacific Islander Caucus for Public Health, Community Health Workers SPIG, Latino Caucus, Public Health Nursing, Socialist Caucus, School Health Education and Services, Social Work

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)