4118.0 UNITY: Lessons learned from a six year initiative to prevent urban violence using a multi-sectoral public health approach.

Tuesday, November 1, 2011: 10:30 AM
Session Objectives: List the key characteristics of a public health approach to violence. Explain why public health is uniquely equipped to lead efforts to prevent violence and create safe communities. Identify at least three strategies that can prevent community violence

10:50 AM
Preventing violence as a public health priority: UNITY, an urban initiative
Xavier Morales, PhD, Rachel Davis, MSW and Benita Tsao, MPH
11:10 AM
UNITY: The Cleveland Experience
Karen Butler, Director Public Health

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Organized by: Injury Control and Emergency Health Services
Endorsed by: Peace Caucus

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