142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition

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Advances in Violence Prevention (organized by HCWG)

142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition (November 15 - November 19, 2014): http://www.apha.org/events-and-meetings/annual
Monday, November 17, 2014: 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
This session highlight five extraordinary public health communication campaigns to advance violence prevention in vulnerable populations.
Session Objectives: Explain how advances in violence prevention. Evaluate the impact of public education campaigns to change attitudes and high-risk behaviors.

Adaptations of “Coaching Boys Into Men:” Exploring the role of messengers in presenting a dating violence prevention program
Maria Catrina Jaime, MPH, CPH, Caroline Lippy, PhD, Kimberley Freire, PhD, MPH, Leah Perkinson, MPH, Samantha Ciaravino, BS and Elizabeth Miller, MD, PhD
An analysis of urban violence some of Chicago's most volatile micro-communities
Josiane Horak, MPH, Emalee Pearson and Dan Cantillon, PhD
Using Facebook “Ask the Expert” forums to drive conversations about stopping violence before it starts: Government engagement through social media
Alan Williams, BA, Marie R. Ballman, MPH, Nicole Soufi, BA, Julie Yegen and Amelia Burke-Garcia, MA
Implementing Evidence-Based Violence Prevention Strategies in Real World Settings
Kimberley Freire, PhD, Leah Perkinson, MPH, Caroline Lippy, PhD, Stephanie Romney, PhD, Maria Catrina Jaime, MPH, CPH, Elizabeth Miller, MD, PhD, Susan Morrel-Samuels, MA, MPH, Peter M. Hutchison and Laura Leviton, PhD

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

Organized by: Public Health Education and Health Promotion
Endorsed by: Injury Control and Emergency Health Services, Women's Caucus, Family Violence Prevention Caucus

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH) , Masters Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES)