Community-Based Solutions to End Violence

April 6, 2016 in Atlanta, GA  |  #CHPMsummit

Summit Agenda

This summit has ended. Thank you for your interest in the 8th Annual Dr. Blumenthal Public Health Summit.

This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 credits™. Click here for more information about continuing education.

Educational Objectives

At the conclusion of the 2016 Public Health Summit, participants should be able to:

  • Identify the major factors contributing to the incidence of interpersonal violence in families, schools, and communities, including contributing factors of domestic and intimate partner violence, youth violence, gang violence, and community policing;
  • Describe promising strategies and successful practices to reduce the incidence and impact of interpersonal violence in communities;
  • Identify community programs and resources to strengthen local community capacity to promote interpersonal violence prevention and support survivors of interpersonal violence; and
  • Disseminate evidence-based strategies and best practices to facilitate community engagement and effective implementation of violence prevention approaches in local communities.
Wednesday, April 6, 2016
9:00 AM – 10:00 AM Opening General Session
10:15 AM – 11:00 AM Morning General Session
11:15 AM – 12:00 PM Concurrent Session A
Local Efforts Aimed to Prevent Community Violence: Evidence and Practice-based Strategies
  Concurrent Session B
Youth Violence Prevention Strategies
  Concurrent Session C
Domestic Violence: Best Strategies for Protecting Women and Children
  Concurrent Session D
Engaging Local Public Health Departments in Community-Oriented Violence Prevention Solutions: From Workforce Development to Partnering for Capacity Building
1:00 PM – 1:50 PM Moderated Discussion 1
The Inaccurate Perceptions of the Criminality of Black Men and Boys
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM Moderated Discussion 2
The Psychological Effects of Police Brutality: From the Frontlines of Ferguson
3:15 PM – 4:00 PM Plenary Session
Community Policing: Current Status, Strategies, and Effectiveness
4:15 PM – 6:00 PM Town Hall
Stop the Violence Atlanta

CME Credit

The Morehouse School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians.

The Morehouse School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure Statement
Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM) in accordance with ACCME guidelines requires instructors, planners, managers and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose any real or apparent conflict of interest they may have as related to the content of this activity. All identified conflicts of interest are thoroughly vetted by MSM for fair balance, scientific objectivity of studies mentioned in the materials or used as the basis for content, and the appropriateness of patient care recommendations. Full disclosure of speaker relationships will be made at this activity.

CPH CE Credit

CPH Professionals will earn 6 credits towards CPH recertification.