273319 Putting science into action to prevent violence against children and youth

Tuesday, October 30, 2012 : 12:50 PM - 1:10 PM

Thomas Simon, PhD , Division of Violence Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA
This presentation will highlight the work of the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control over the past two decades that has contributed to the goal of preventing violence against children and youth. This work has demonstrated that violence is preventable. NCIPC's activities to move effective prevention into practice will be described.

Learning Objectives:
Name two sources of surveillance data on youth violence. Name two resources for information about evidence-based prevention strategies. Describe the focus of NCIPC’s new youth violence prevention initiative, STRYVE.

Keywords: Violence Prevention, Adolescents

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I serve as the Deputy Associate Director for Science within the Division of Violence Prevention and have actively conducted research in violence prevention for 15 years.
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.