4055.0 Identifying and responding to issues of family violence

Tuesday, November 1, 2011: 8:30 AM
This session addresses critically needed new information on the prevalence of family violence, the need for differentiation of various reporters, including the media, and presents new public health strategies for preventing child maltreatment. Development of alternate methods of practice in public health must be based on accurate and timely information.
Session Objectives: 1. Differentiate the impact of parent, child, and media reports of exposure to violence. 2. Evaluate the prevalence and complications of intimate partner violence during pregnancy 3. Describe public health strategies for the prevention of child maltreatment
Martha L. Coulter, DrPH MSW

8:30 AM
Case by Case: News coverage of child sexual abuse, 2007-2009
Pamela Mejia, MPH, MS, Andrew Cheyne, CPhil and Lori Dorfman, DrPH
8:50 AM
Prevalence and Complications of Intimate Partner Abuse during Pregnancy
Sarah Desmarais, PhD, Robert Lucio, PhD, Ngozichukwuka Agu, MBBS and Patti Janssen, PhD
9:10 AM
Exposure to violence and child behavior: Parent vs. child reports
Shayla Hart, MS, Harolyn Belcher, MD and Michele Cooley, PhD
9:30 AM
A public health strategy to prevent child maltreatment: Lessons from five case study states
Malia Richmond-Crum, MPH, Sally Fogerty, BSN, MEd, Dawn Baxter, MBA, Hope Kenefick, MSW, PhD and Patricia Hashima, PhD

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Organized by: Maternal and Child Health
Endorsed by: Mental Health, Women's Caucus, Family Violence Prevention Forum

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH) , Masters Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES)