Online Program

National forum on youth violence prevention

Tuesday, November 5, 2013 : 10:45 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Theron Pride, MSW, JD, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC
The National Forum on Youth Violence Prevention (Forum) is a network of communities and federal agencies that work together, share information and build local capacity to prevent and reduce youth violence. Established at the direction of President Obama in 2010, the Forum brings together people from diverse professions and perspectives to learn from each other about the crisis of youth and gang violence in the U.S and to build comprehensive solutions on the local and national levels.

Learning Areas:

Program planning

Learning Objectives:
List the 3 principles based on research that the Forum incorporates. Explain how the Forum works to bring together federal and local agencies to address youth violence.

Keyword(s): Youth Violence, Violence Prevention

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I oversee programs such as youth violence prevention, preventing children's exposure to violence and programs to treat children exposed to violence or drugs in their homes, schools and communities.
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.