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Critical Issues in Women's Health | Preventing Violence Against Women

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This webinar will feature presentations about factors associated with violence against women and strategies for prevention.

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This event is sponsored by the APHA Women's Caucus, Latnix Voces en Sauld, and the Department of Global and Community Health at George Mason University.

Learn more: https://www.womenscaucus-apha.org/2020-award-winners-webinar

This webinar is the first in the Women's Caucus' 2021 Critical Issues in Women's Health Webinar Series.

Featured presentations:

  • The Intersection of COVID-19 Stressors and Intimate Partner Violence among US Adult Women: Results from the Web-Based COPE Study Presented by Dr. Jamila K. Stockman, Associate Professor and Vice Chief of Global Public Health in the Division of Infectious Diseases and Global Public Health at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine
  • Violence against women: How community health workers can make a positive impact presented by Priscilla Simms-Roberson, DNP, APRN, NP-C, SANE-A, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
  • Practical information to prevent sexual harassment and violence against women Presented by Sarah Shannon, Executive director Hesperian Health Guides

Program Objectives: By the end of this program, participants will be able to:

  • Describe factors associated with intimate partner violence during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Discuss how community health workers can positively impact violence against women.
  • Describe resources for preventing sexual harassment and violence against women.

Contact Dr. Michelle S. Williams at womenscaucus.chair@gmail.com for more information.


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