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Next Hot Topics Webinar: Evaluating Injury and Violence Prevention Initiatives

In the September session of Hot Topics in Practice, CDC Analyst Donovan Newton, MPA, shares evaluation results of injury and violence prevention initiatives.

In the September session of Hot Topics in Practice, CDC Analyst Donovan Newton, MPA, shares evaluation results of current injury and violence prevention initiatives.

September 15, 2015

In the age of instant communication, popular health initiatives can spread like wildfire across the country. Is that a good thing? In the September session of Hot Topics in Practice, CDC Analyst Donovan Newton, MPA, discusses the importance of using tested approaches to public health policy development and implementation.

In this one-hour session, Newton will review the importance of evaluation across the policy process, using examples from prescription drug overdose, suicide prevention, and traumatic brain injury initiatives. Participants will also learn more about the CDC’s violence and injury prevention priorities.

Register today to learn policy strategies for current injury and violence issues. Attend the webinar and hear more about NWCPHP’s upcoming summit, Transforming Injury and Violence Prevention: Innovations in Policy, Practice, and Partnerships, which takes place November 13, 2015, at the Seattle Airport Marriott.

Evaluating Injury and Violence Prevention Initiatives

Date: Tuesday, September 29, 2015, noon to 1 p.m. (PT)

Intended Audience

Local, state, and tribal public health professionals; Injury and violence prevention specialists in clinical settings and community-based organizations; Injury and violence partner organizations at federal, state, and local levels

Presenter

Donovan Newton, MPA, Policy Analyst, CDC and National Center for Injury Prevention and Control

 

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