273783 Best practices for street outreach

Monday, October 29, 2012 : 2:55 PM - 3:10 PM

Ricardo "Cobe" Williams , The Chicago Project for Violence Prevention, Chicago, IL
This CeaseFire Interrupter will discuss skills and best practices for street outreach and implementing intervention tactics as the CeaseFire National Community Coordinator. Ceasefire recognizes violence as a learned behavior that can be prevented using disease control methods like identification and detection Interruption, Intervention, and risk reduction and changing behavioral norms.

Learning Objectives:
Explain specific intervention, interruption and risk reduction techniques as a part of a community based strategy to prevent violence.

Keywords: Youth Violence, Violence Prevention

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have worked with CeaseFire Chicago for many years. I currently serves as the Ceasefire National Community Coordinator. I have first-hand knowledge and experience as an interrupter as part of Chicago CeaseFire.
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.