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Save the Date: 2015 Injury and Violence Prevention Summit

Leaders from public health, health care, and community organizations are invited to a one day summit on November 13, 2015, in SeaTac, Washington, to discuss policy, practice, and partnership innovations for injury and violence prevention.

Leaders from public health, health care, and community organizations are invited to a one-day summit in SeaTac, Washington, to discuss innovative practices in policy, practice, and partnerships for injury and violence prevention programs.

June 23, 2015

The Northwest Center for Public Health Practice, Public Health Training Center and Washington State Department of Health invite you to: Transforming Injury and Violence Prevention: Innovations in Policy, Practice, and Partnerships, a one-day summit to discuss successful strategies and collaborations.

The summit takes place Friday, November 13, 2015 at the SeaTac, Washington Marriott Hotel. The summit will bring together decision-makers, leaders, and researchers working on injury and violence prevention to network and share innovative strategies, learn about new and successful initiatives, and hear from national, state, and local leaders on collaborative efforts to build safer communities.

Innovative initiatives such as the Healthier Washington initiative, Oregon’s Coordinated Care Organizations, and other similar regional efforts prompted by health care reform are spurring new approaches to improving population health. Summit attendees will have the opportunity to learn about these strategies and how they can be adapted in other communities.

Shannon Frattaroli, PhD, Associate Professor, at the Center for Injury Research and Policy at Johns Hopkins will address injury and violence prevention in the wake of healthcare reform. Bill Wright, PhD, Senior Research Scientist from Providence Health will present on the work Oregon has initiated in healthcare reform and lessons learned. Breakout sessions will focus on policy, practice, and partnership innovations.

Stay tuned for more information. Registration will open on July 13, 2015. Questions? Contact NWCPHP Continuing Education Coordinator Trudy San Jose White.

Transforming Injury and Violence Prevention: Innovations in Policy, Practice, and Partnerships

When: November 13, 2015, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: Seattle Airport Marriott, 3201 South 176th Street, Seattle, WA 98188
Cost: $195

Intended Audiences

Decision-makers and leaders from public health, health care, and community-based organizations who are interested in injury and violence prevention. Includes: senior-level program managers; hospital executives and administrators; physicians and clinical leaders; researchers; leaders from health departments, community health organizations, and community health centers.

Learning Objectives

  • Develop new and strategic partnerships to leverage resources.
  • Gain an understanding of the changing public health and health system landscape for injury and violence prevention.
  • Identify promising policy solutions to advance injury and violence prevention.
  • Innovate practices to transform the injury and violence prevention landscape.

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