Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Research and Evaluation Through a Public Health Lens
Exploring Issues of Design, Implementation, and Evaluation
Offered through the Colorado School of Public Health, this one-credit weekly webinar graduate level course is designed for practice-oriented students and as a continuing education offering for practicing professionals with an interest in prevention of child maltreatment.
The course is designed to:
- Introduce participants to key public health concepts, focusing on primary prevention strategies at the community and policy levels
- Consider how primary prevention from a public health perspective differs from other approaches
- Address basic skills in understanding and evaluating research evidence; and
- Facilitate development of skills in program planning and evaluation of community based and policy interventions
Webinars will be held each Monday from 1:30 - 3:30 PM - MST time
Monday, January 27th - Monday, April 13th
THE KEMPE CENTER FOR THE PREVENTION & TREATMENT OF CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT
The Kempe Center was the first of its kind,established in 1972 to better understand and prevent child malt reatment and to serve affected children and their families. For more than 47 years, Kempe has promoted understanding, knowledge, and best practices to prevent and treat child abuse and neglect locally, nationally, and internationally.
Kempe improves the lives of children and families. We believe that abuse and neglect are preventable and people are resilient. We are curious. We take a stand. We test assumptions. Our leadership in ADVOCACY, RESEARCH, EDUCATION and CLINICAL WORK drives innovative strategies that transform the field. Through our work we strengthen families, communities and the systems that serve them. We are a catalyst, connecting people, information and best practices to translate knowledge into action. Our vision is to create a world without abuse and neglect.
THE INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY FOR THE PREVENTION OF CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT (ISPCAN)
The International Society for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect (ISPCAN) is a multidisciplinary, non-profit organization focused on helping professionals who work with children to prevent and treat child abuse and neglect in all its forms. Since our founding more than 40 years ago, ISPCAN has connected thousands of professionals from the fields of psychiatry, psychology, medicine, nursing, social work, education, law, public health, and government through our conferences and Congresses, trainings, forums and Working Groups, a monthly peer-reviewed journal, and other key publications and resources. We believe that through education, collaboration, and a multidisciplinary approach, we can end the preventable tragedy of abuse and neglect for children everywhere.
THE COLORADO SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH
At the Colorado School of Public Health our expert faculty and dedicated students are quickly changing the way public health professionals train and address the complex health issues spanning countries and cultures. Located in the heart of the Rocky Mountain West, we are rising to new elevations in pursuit of a healthier region and world. We redefine the ways that you approach public health issues—working across systems to prevent and mitigate the impact of disease and injury.