274449 Youth violence prevention The Cleveland experience

Tuesday, October 30, 2012 : 3:06 PM - 3:24 PM

Karen Butler, MS , Department of Public Health, City of Cleveland, Cleveland, OH
This presentation will provide a detailed overview of the development and implementation of a unique city-wide collaborative called the Healthy Cleveland Initiative designed to establish a culture of health in Cleveland and to improve health outcomes including the prevention of youth violence.

Learning Objectives:
Define the model used by the City of Cleveland to inform and engage community leaders about the public health and economic impact of youth violence on the overall health and vitality of the community.

Keywords: Youth Violence, Violence Prevention

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: As the Director of the Cleveland Department of Public Health, I am responsible for ensuring the health and well-being of Cleveland residents through improving access to health care, promoting healthy behavior, protecting the environment, preventing disease, monitoring and enforcing air quality and making Cleveland a healthy place to live, work and play. I oversee the activities of the Division of Health, Environment, Air Quality and Health Administration.
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.