Population-Level Approaches to Child Physical Abuse Prevention
To date, the majority of research and policy efforts to prevent child maltreatment have been focused on individual and family level programs, such as home visiting, that target at-risk families. In contrast, population-level strategies aiming to shift social norms relevant to child maltreatment have been relatively under-studied and under-developed. Yet such approaches have led to great public health advances, shifting norms related to tobacco use, seat belt use, drunk driving, and violence against women. Program faculty will discuss ways in which a population-level prevention approach can be applied to the issue of child physical abuse.
Note: This course was originally delivered as a satellite broadcast.
Academic Faculty/Staff, Federal Government Employees, State Government Employees, Local Government Employees, Non-Government Employees and Students
- Illustrate child physical abuse and violence in general, as a public health problem
- Describe elements of a population-level approach to child physical abuse prevention
- Provide examples of population-level approaches to child physical abuse prevention
Catherine A. Taylor, PhD, MSW, MPH
Department of Global Community Health and Behavioral Sciences
Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine
Dr. Taylor's educational background is in in biology/physiology, clinical social work, and public health, including epidemiology and community health sciences. Her practice experience includes medical social work, genetics counseling, community mental health, counseling for victims of family violence, and mass media production for health issues. Dr. Taylor's areas of research reside in the overlap of maternal and child health, violence prevention, and social norms.
- 2.00 Participation/CETulane Professional and Continuing Education (PaCE) awards 2.00 hour(s) of credit for completing Population-Level Approaches to Child Physical Abuse Prevention
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