Building Stronger Families to Prevent Child Maltreatment
Learning Areas:Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Systems thinking models (conceptual and theoretical models), applications related to public health
Explain the overall burden of child maltreatment, including lifelong health and fiscal consequences Apply complex systems theory to evaluate and understand maltreatment prevention programs Identify resources to support specific resilience factors that are available through the CDC’s Essentials for Childhood framework.
Keyword(s): Child Abuse, Violence Prevention
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am a practicing pediatrician, Chief of the Division of Child and Family Advocacy and Professor of pediatrics at Boston University, a member of the American Academy of Pediatric Committee of Child Abuse and Neglect and the CDC Knowledge to Action Think Tank on child maltreatment prevention. I received the AAPâs 2008 Fellow Achievement Award for my work on youth violence prevention. Iâm also a PI on two federal grants for child maltreatment prevention.
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.