Nurturing Our Children: State & Local Efforts to Prevent Child Maltreatment

Topic(s):   ACEs

Safe States Alliance






1 hour

CEU Credits: 

1 hour

Course Code: 



Safe States Alliance (770) 690-9000

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The presentations in this webinar were included in a well-received session during the 2016 Safe States Alliance Annual Meeting in April in Albuquerque, NM.


This webinar will provide an overview of child maltreatment in the U.S. and explore how state and local programs are helping protect children and families from the risks associated with child maltreatment. Learning objectives for this webinar include:


 – Increase awareness of child maltreatment in the U.S.

– Identify key information for local health departments and communities to use when deciding what evidence-based child maltreatment intervention to implement.

– Understand the barriers and facilitators to implementing different evidence-based child maltreatment prevention programs.

– Understand how Colorado is implementing the four Essentials for Childhood goals developed by the CDC, including strategies at the community and societal level of the social ecology, to create safe, stable, nurturing relationships and environments for children.

– Learn how to engage critical partners to collaborate on strategies to achieve the four goals.

– Learn how Colorado has navigated these challenges in program implementation, leveraged relationships, and focused on strategies to succeed.



Giorgianna Venetis, MPA, Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment

Margaret Carr, BS, National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO)


Continuing education credits are offered for this training for Safe States members. These include credits for individuals who are Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) and Certified in Public Health (CPH)


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To receive CHES or CPH credits, complete this form:

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