142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition

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Violence Prevention: Risk factors and interventions to prevent violence against adolescents and women

142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition (November 15 - November 19, 2014): http://www.apha.org/events-and-meetings/annual
Wednesday, November 19, 2014: 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
This session will focus on risk factors and interventions to prevent violence against adolescents and pregnant women. Presenters will describe quantitative and qualitative data around dating violence victimization; provide information about service availability for teen victims; describe evidence-based interventions to reduce violence among pregnant women; and identify collaborative facilitators and barriers between programs.
Session Objectives: Identify gender-specific determinants of physical dating violence victimization. Describe African American teens' perceptions of the sources of help for dating violence victims. Describe how to implement an evidence-based nurse home visiting intervention to reduce violence against pregnant women. Discuss the facilitators and barriers to collaboration between Nurse Family Partnership and child protective services.

Friends, parents, and professionals: A qualitative study of who African American teens go to for help when experiencing dating violence
Alison Swiatlo, Aubrey Madkour, PhD, Ali Talan, MsC, Carl Kendall, Kendra LeSar, MPH, CHES, Marsha Broussard, DrPH and David Seal, PhD
DOVE- A Nurse Home Visitation Intervention to Reduce Violence Against Pregnant Women: A Randomized Clinical Trial
Phyllis Sharps, PhD, RN, FAAN, Linda Bullock, PhD, RN, FAAN, Jeanne Alhusen, PhD, CRNP, RN, Sharon Ghazarian, PhD, Donna Schminkey, PhD, MPH, CNM and Jacquelyn Campbell, PhD, RN, FAAN
Increasing collaboration between Nurse-Family Partnership and Child Protective Services: A multiple case study
Venice Ng, MPH, CHES, Roman Ayele, MPH, Suzuho Shimasaki, MPH, Christina Ostrom, MSW, LCSW, Gregory Tung, PhD MPH and David Olds, PhD

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: Maternal and Child Health
Endorsed by: Injury Control and Emergency Health Services, Public Health Nursing, Public Health Social Work, Women's Caucus, Family Violence Prevention Caucus, APHA-Committee on Women's Rights

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)