Online Program

Peaceful Interruption and Prevention of Street Violence

Monday, November 2, 2015 : 12:30 p.m. - 12:50 p.m.

LeVon Stone, MA, CeaseFire Illinois, Cure Violence, Chicago, IL
Cure Violence works to head off street violence by (1) detecting and interrupting potentially violent conflicts, employing messengers who are credible to the youths they are helping; (2) identifying and treating those at highest risk of committing violence by connecting them with the social services they need; and (3) mobilizing their communities to change norms.  This presentation will outline this program has been adapted for implementation in the hospital setting.

Learning Areas:

Diversity and culture
Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs

Learning Objectives:
Describe how street violence can be effectively interrupted and deterred.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am a counselor with extensive experience in the anti-violence group CeaseFire.
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.