252224 Building community capacity to address violence and physical activity: An update from the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention

Tuesday, November 1, 2011: 2:50 PM

Rita Noonan, PhD , National Center for Injury Prevention and Control / Division of Violence Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA
This presentation will uncover why violence is a public health priority and how it intersects with other health issues while highlighting CDC's efforts to address the intersection by building the capacity of those working to make change at the community level.

Learning Areas:
Administer health education strategies, interventions and programs
Assessment of individual and community needs for health education
Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Public health or related education

Learning Objectives:
Describe how violence intersects with other health issues

Keywords: Violence Prevention, Health

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have worked on violence and injury prevention programs for the past 10 years. I am currently charged with facilitating the integration of injury with other pressing public health concerns such as physical activity.
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.