4099.0 Plans for Peace: Pennsylvania’s Family Violence Prevention Policies, Programs and Practices

Tuesday, November 10, 2009: 10:30 AM
Panel Discussion
Since Pennsylvania is a leader in the nexus between public health and family violence prevention, this session hopes to highlight state policies and coalition programs, as well as factors leading to their success, and challenges encountered. We consider it vital that public health workers be made aware of the excellent initiatives and other societal responses to family violence that are not necessarily thought of as "health care", although they significantly affect the mental and physical well-being of society at large.
Session Objectives: 1. Highlight state-wide family violence prevention policies 2. Describe family violence programs that have been implemented in Pennsylvania 3. Analyze factors leading to the success of, or barriers to, effective implementation of these policies and programs.
Peggy E. Goodman, MD, MS, FACEP

10:30 AM
10:50 AM
11:10 AM
Presentation by Patricia West
M. Patricia West, MSSW

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Organized by: Family Violence Prevention Forum
Endorsed by: APHA-Committee on Women's Rights, Maternal and Child Health, Socialist Caucus, Women's Caucus