3399.0 Evolving Family Violence Prevention Policy, Locally, Nationally, & Internationally

Monday, November 8, 2010: 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
his session seeks to bring to the fore, local, national, and international research and community-based policy practices to prevent family violence. In this session, special attention will be paid to how policy impacts practice and builds from the policy zeitgeist. Using social justice values as part of the rationale for these research and strategies and clearly demonstrating how these values are integrated is important. Overall, these presentations should seek to educate the public health community about policies that foster health and reduce/eliminates family violence in the community context. Further, it seeks to expand the repertoire of strategies and knowledge available to professionals and community members
Session Objectives: List new and evolving family violence prevention policy. Compare these efforts locally, nationally, and internationally. Demonstrate overlapping and divergent practices across local, national, and international contexts.

Parents' professional sources of advice regarding child discipline and corporal punishment: Implications for child physical abuse prevention
Catherine A. Taylor, PhD, William Moeller, MSW, MPH, Lauren Hamvas, MPH and Janet C. Rice, PhD
An intergenerational women's empowerment intervention to mitigate domestic violence: Results of a pilot study in Bengaluru, India
Suneeta Krishnan, PhD, Kalyani Subbiah, MA, Sajida Khanum, MSW, Prabha Chandra, MD and Nancy Padian
Breaking the cycle of violence: Developing an intervention to address family violence and the risk of future violence
Damien J. Williams, BSc(Hons) Diphealthn PhD FRSPH, Prof Peter D. Donnelly, MD MPH FRCP FFPH and Helen Popple, Miss

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Organized by: Family Violence Prevention Forum
Endorsed by: APHA-Committee on Women's Rights, Caucus on Public Health and the Faith Community, Maternal and Child Health, Peace Caucus, Socialist Caucus, Social Work, Women's Caucus

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