Online Program

Promising Practices to Prevent Dating Violence

Monday, November 4, 2013 : 10:50 a.m. - 11:10 a.m.

Kiersten Stewart, MA, Futures Without Violence, Washington, DC
This session will present the results of an evaluation of the Start Strong: Building Healthy Teen Relationships Initiative as well as lessons learned from the ongoing Defending Childhood Initiative, a multi-site program to help prevent and address children's exposure to violence, and a new health care intervention addressing dating violence in local health clinics.

Overall this presentation will present evidence-based interventions that look at multiple settings as well as more comprehensive and holistic models, addressing the limited evidence for dating violence interventions that work as well as programs that identify violence early among children and youth.

Learning Areas:

Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Public health or related public policy

Learning Objectives:
Describe federal initiatives to prevent and address children and youth’s exposure to interpersonal violence. Describe innovative prevention programs specifically targeting the health care and education settings.

Keyword(s): Violence, Violence Prevention

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I received my graduate education in public health communication and have more than 15 years experience in public policy development and advocacy, including three works working on Capitol Hill for a Member of Congress
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.