5020.0 Violence Prevention in Families and Communities Poster Session

Wednesday, November 11, 2009: 8:30 AM
This session is a critical overview of current issues in responding to violence prevention research and practice with a particular focus on women and children. The session contains studies conducted in both US and international settings. INcluded are studies related to adolescents and youth such as bullying, foster care, violent injury, child health, and child labor. STudies related to MCH include analysis of data related to sexual coercion, unintended pregnancy, and home visiting.
Session Objectives: 1. Discuss issues related to relationship violence including; sexual coercion, child labor, and unintended pregnancy. 2. Identify successful intervention strategies with infants, children, and adolescents. 3. Assess policy implications for responding to issues of bullying, youth injury and foster care.
Martha L. Coulter, DrPH MSW

Board 3
Mediation versus Litigation: The impact on children's length of stay in foster care
Marti Coulter, DrPH, Carla L. VandeWeerd, PhD and Lianne Fuino Estefan, MPH
Board 4
Caught in the Crossfire: What predicts program success among violently injured youth?
Elaine Zahnd, PhD, Marla G. Becker, MPH, Sue Holtby, MPH, Christy McCain, MPH, Deane Calhoun, MA and Tammy Tam, PhD
Board 6
Link between Family Violence and Child Health: Lessons for Maternal and Child Health Promotion
Besa H. Bauta, LSW, MSW, MPH, Keng-Yen Huang, PhD, Melissa Mak, BA and Sabrina Cheng, BA
Board 7
Exploring challenges in assessing sexual coercion and violence using quantitative approaches
Saroj Sedalia, MPH, Leslie L. Davidson, MD, MSc, Vaughn I. Rickert, PsyD, Marina Catallozzi, MD, David Bell, MD MPH and Juan David Gastolomendo
Board 8
Relationship between intimate partner violence and unintended pregnancy: Evidence from Thailand
Md. Moshiur Rahman, MA, MSc, Wassana Im-em and Kritaya Archavanitkul
Board 9
Bullying Behaviors Among Charlotte-Mecklenburg Youth: Prevalence and Association With Substance Abuse, Violence and Psychosocial Behaviors
Charisse Jenkins, MSPH, Donna Elaine Smith, MSPH, Maria Bonaiuto, RN, MSN and Nancy Lagenfeld

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

Organized by: Maternal and Child Health
Endorsed by: Social Work, Women's Caucus