Event Title

Preventing Gun Violence in Pediatrics

Location

Thomas Jefferson University - Connelly Auditorium

Start Date

6-21-2018 1:00 PM

End Date

6-21-2018 2:00 PM

Description

Learn about the Violence Prevention Initiative at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, which has become a national and global model for hospital-based and communitydelivered violence prevention through educational programming in schools and the community, screening for risk in clinical settings, and direct casework with injured youth and their family members. This session will be led by Rachel Myers, Research Scientist, Violence Prevention Initiative at CHOP.

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Rachel Myers, PhD, is a Research Scientist and Violence Prevention Initiative Fellow at Children's Hospital of Pennsylvania. She has worked on several studies related to both intentional and unintentional pediatric and adolescent injury prevention. The Violence Prevention Initiative (VPI) at CHOP is an evidence-based effort to protect youth from violence that has become a national and global model for hospital-based and community-delivered violence prevention.

Overview

  • Burden of Pediatric Gun Violence
  • CHOP Violence Prevention Initiative
  • CHOP Gun Violence-related Research Efforts
  • Pediatric Perspective on Gun Violence Policy

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Jun 21st, 1:00 PM Jun 21st, 2:00 PM

Preventing Gun Violence in Pediatrics

Thomas Jefferson University - Connelly Auditorium

Learn about the Violence Prevention Initiative at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, which has become a national and global model for hospital-based and communitydelivered violence prevention through educational programming in schools and the community, screening for risk in clinical settings, and direct casework with injured youth and their family members. This session will be led by Rachel Myers, Research Scientist, Violence Prevention Initiative at CHOP.

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Rachel Myers, PhD, is a Research Scientist and Violence Prevention Initiative Fellow at Children's Hospital of Pennsylvania. She has worked on several studies related to both intentional and unintentional pediatric and adolescent injury prevention. The Violence Prevention Initiative (VPI) at CHOP is an evidence-based effort to protect youth from violence that has become a national and global model for hospital-based and community-delivered violence prevention.

Overview

  • Burden of Pediatric Gun Violence
  • CHOP Violence Prevention Initiative
  • CHOP Gun Violence-related Research Efforts
  • Pediatric Perspective on Gun Violence Policy