UNITY: Lessons learned from a national public health initiative to prevent violence
Learning Areas:Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Describe violence as a preventable public health problem Delineate the elements of effective, sustainable efforts to prevent violence against young people in urban settings Explain the roles and contributions of multiple sectors in address addressing risk and protective factors and preventing violence Identify at least two examples of public health’s success in helping to prevent violence.
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I'm the founder and Executive Director of Prevention Institute, a national nonprofit that has helped to shape the way that the country thinks about health and safety: taking action to prevent illness and injury before they occur. Larry has advanced injury and violence prevention as critical elements of public health. Larry leads UNITY (Urban Networks to Increase Thriving Youth), a national initiative funded by the CDC to strengthen and support cities to effectively prevent violence.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
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