2061.0 Linking Public Health Practice to Family Violence Prevention

Sunday, November 7, 2010: 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
This session marries public health practice and family violence prevention. Papers discussed connect the goal of increasing public health to family violence prevention through strategies that are consistent with the values and experiences at the community level.
Session Objectives: 1. Discuss the interection between public health practice and family violence prevention. 2. Identify strategies that support and increase community health and decrease the incidence of family violence. 3. Identify areas in public health where the strategies identified and observations made can be applied.

Board 1
California statewide hospital network to address child abuse
Michael Durfee, MD, James A. Mercy, PhD and Patricia M. Speck, DNSc APRN FAAN
Board 2
Preventing domestic violence among Hispanics in Miami-Dade County: Provider perceptions of needs and preferences
Amanda Cummings, BA, Michelle Castro Fernandez, MSEd, Maria Becerra, Rosa Gonzalez-Guarda, PhD, MPH, RN, CPH, Etiony Aldarondo, PhD and Ivon Mesa, MPA
Board 4
Psychological abuse: Hidden barrier to contraceptive use
Marina J. Chabot, MSc, Heike Thiel de Bocanegra, PhD, MPH and Carrie Lewis, MPH
Board 7
Balancing the unbalanced: Changing gender roles among immigrant Latinos and their effect on gender based violence
Karen A. McDonnell, PhD, Elizabeth Andrade, MPH, Zoan Afanador, MPH, Mark C. Edberg, PhD, Amita Vyas, PhD and Sean Cleary, PhD, MPH

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

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