martes, 22 de mayo de 2012

Webinar Series (2nd) on Public Health and Child Maltreatme​nt Prevention​: News from CDC's Injury Center

Using Data and Surveillance for Public Health Child Maltreatment Prevention
May 31, 2012  3:00 – 4:00 PM EST
Registration Link:

The Public Health Leadership for Child Maltreatment Initiative (PHL)* is hosting a three-part webinar series that will highlight strategies and tools for state public health departments to address child maltreatment prevention.

The next event in this series will focus on using data and surveillance for child maltreatment prevention. A well-developed surveillance system provides access to consistent information about the magnitude of child maltreatment, identifies at-risk children and families who would benefit from prevention programs, and measures change in outcomes.

This webinar will share:Efforts to track key child development indicators and enhance child maltreatment surveillance by state health departments
New data on safe, stable and nurturing relationships in middle and early childhood and the connection to child maltreatment

Speakers include:
Jared Parrish, MS
Former director of the Surveillance of Child Abuse and Neglect (SCAN) Program
Division of Public Health
Alaska Department of Health and Human Services

Melissa Merrick, PhD
Behavioral Scientist
Division of Violence Prevention
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Rebecca Leeb, PhD
Health Scientist
Division of Human Development and Disability
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Webinar Registration:
Using Data and Surveillance for Public Health Child Maltreatment Prevention 
Registration Link:
May 31, 2012, 3:00 – 4:00 PM EST

Tools and Strategies to Support Health Departments in Child Maltreatment Prevention Efforts
Registration Link:
Save the Date: June 26, 2012

To Learn More:
To watch the first webinar in this series, Developing a Public Health Approach to Child Maltreatment Prevention: The North Carolina Experience, please visit

Child Maltreatment Prevention
CDC’s work to promote safe, stable, and nurturing relationships for children and to prevent child maltreatment ► CDC - Child Maltreatment Prevention Home - Violence Prevention - Injury

Public Health Leadership Initiative (PHL) ► CDC - Public Health Leadership Initiative - Funded Programs - Violence Prevention - Injury


*The Doris Duke Charitable Foundation supports the PHL Initiative, in partnership with the CDC Foundation, and the Division of Violence Prevention of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. 

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