Online Program

War Begins at Home

Tuesday, November 3, 2015 : 11:17 a.m. - 11:24 a.m.

Andrea Ramos, Department of Public Health, University of Miami, Deerfield Beach, FL
This documentary was produced and developed to address and create awareness of the sensitive topic of domestic violence. Through personal testimonies from former victims and a panel of experts, we expose this controversial and hard to talk about issue that many households experience around the world. We describe and explain this delicate topic with the collaboration of M.U.J.E.R  (Mujeres, Unidas, en Justicia, Educacion, y Reforma, Women, United in Justice, Education, and Reform) is a non-profit organization who helps victims of domestic violence in South Dade and DOCS (department of community service) student-run, nonprofit organization that provided quality healthcare to underserved communities in South Florida.

Learning Areas:

Diversity and culture
Public health or related education
Social and behavioral sciences

Learning Objectives:
Describe and expose the sensitive topic of domestic violence. Personal testimonies of victims and how through a collaboration of different organizations they were able to begin a new life without fear.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I created and produced this video with Edmond Young, for our final project of our film documentary class in the fall 2014, addressing health disparities in South Florida.
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.