Highlighting Violence Prevention Efforts Implemented Through Public Health Infrastructure Series: Part II — Highlighting Public Health Contributions to Violence Prevention at the Local, State, and National Levels

Highlighting Violence Prevention Efforts Implemented Through Public Health Infrastructure Series: Part II -- Highlighting Public Health Contributions to Violence Prevention at the Local, State, and National Levels

Hyperlink (if any)

http://safestates.org/?WebEventViolencePrev

Contact Information

Safe States Alliance, CDC, NACCHO, ASTHO, & APHA
(770) 690-9000
info@safestates.org

Course Time/Duration

0

Description

During the second session of this webinar series,will emphasize how state and local health departments have successfully used their unique strengths to contribute to violence prevention efforts in their communities, states, and nationally.

In this webinar, participants have the opportunity to learn about current national, state, and local violence prevention strategies led by health departments with emphasis on youth violence and child maltreatment prevention initiatives.

Featured speakers include:

Jim Mercy, PhD, Acting Director, Division of Violence Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Rachel Davis, MSW, Managing Director, Prevention Institute
Ruth Petersen, MD, MPH, Section Chief, Chronic Disease and Injury Section, North Carolina Division of Public Health
Alan J. Dellapenna, Jr. R.S., MPH, Branch Head, Injury and Violence Prevention Branch, North Carolina Division of Public Health
Catherine Joyner, MSW, Executive Director, Child Maltreatment Prevention Leadership Team
Shannon Breitzman, MA, Director, Injury, Suicide, and Violence Prevention Unit, Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
Jarrod Hindman, MS, Program Manager, Injury, Suicide and Violence Prevention Unit, Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
Gretchen Musicant, MPH, Commissioner, Minneapolis Department of Health
Bass Zanjani, Youth Violence Prevention Coordinator, City of Minneapolis
Barbara Ferrer, PhD, MPH, M.Ed, Executive Director, Boston Public Health Commission
Catherine Fine, MPH, Director, Division of Violence Prevention, Boston Public Health Commission

The webinar will be facilitated by Dr. Renee Johnson, Assistant Professor, Community Health Sciences, Boston University School of Public Health.

Course Format

Online

Current CEUs

0

Potential CEUs

0

Registration

No

Topics: Violence/Intentional Injury
  • Child maltreatment
  • Youth violence
Topics: Cross-Cutting
  • Data/assessment
  • Evaluation
  • Health equity/social determinants of health
  • Leadership
  • Program design/implementation
  • Policy
  • Research
  • Smart growth/community design
Core Competencies: Public Health
  • Analytical/Assessment Skills
  • Policy Development/Program Planning Skills
  • Communication Skills
  • Cultural Competency Skills
  • Community Dimensions of Practice Skills
  • Public Health Sciences Skills
  • Leadership and Systems Thinking Skills
Core Competencies: Injury & Violence Prevention
  • 1. Ability to DESCRIBE and EXPLAIN injury and/or violence as a major social and health problem
  • 2. Ability to access, interpret, use and present injury and/or violence DATA
  • 3. Ability to DESIGN and IMPLEMENT injury and/or violence prevention activities
  • 4. Ability to EVALUATE injury and/or violence prevention activities
  • 5. Ability to BUILD and MANAGE an injury and/or violence prevention program
  • 6. Ability to DISSEMINATE INFORMATION related to injury and/or violence prevention to the community, other professionals, key policy makers and leaders through diverse communication networks
  • 7. Ability to STIMULATE CHANGE related to injury and/or violence prevention through policy, enforcement, advocacy and education
  • 8. Ability to maintain and further develop COMPETENCY as an injury and/or violence prevention professional
  • 9. Demonstrate the knowledge, skills and best practices necessary to address at least one SPECIFIC
CHES Areas of Responsibility
  • Area I: Assess Needs, Resources, and Capacity for Health Education/Promotion
  • Area II: Plan Health Education/Promotion
  • Area III: Implement Health Education/Promotion
  • Area IV: Conduct Evaluation and Research Related to Health Education/Promotion
  • Area V: Administer and Manage Health Education/Promotion
  • Area VII: Communicate, Promote, and Advocate for Health, Health Education/Promotion, and the Profession
CPH Core Areas
  • Environmental Health Sciences
  • Social and Behavioral Sciences
CPH Cross-Cutting Areas
  • Programs Planning
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