Title: Violence as a public health crisis
Despite the fact that in the timeline of world history, there are more safeguards against violence and more people in more countries value peace, violence continues to be a crisis in our world. The Philadelphia ACES project has documented the detrimental effects of societal violence on children. This keynote will address the problem of societal violence and encourage participants to promote violence reduction in their communities.
Audience Take Away Notes:
• Describe the impact of violence on children, families, and society
• Discuss the effects of violence on health and wellbeing of community members
• Discuss ways to reduce violence in communities