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  NCJ Number: NCJ 240728     Find in a Library
  Title: Key Components of Hospital-based Violence Intervention Programs
  Document URL: PDF 
  Editor(s): Melissa Martin-Mollard, Ph.D. ; Marla Becker, M.P.H.
  Date Published: 09/2010
  Page Count: 38
  Annotation: This document summarizes the discussions of The National Symposium of Hospital-based Violence Intervention Programs held in Oakland, CA, on March 2-3, 2009.
  Abstract: On March 2-3, 2009, a symposium was held to discuss key program components and best-practices of hospital-based violence intervention programs. Representatives from programs in California, Illinois, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Ohio, Wisconsin, and Massachusetts participated in the program. The following key components required for effective implementation of the programs were identified and discussed: Secure Hospital Buy-in; Select Target Population; Establish Goals and Objectives; Streamline Referral Process; Determine Structure of Service Provision; Engage Resource Networks; Make Informed Direct Service Staff Hiring Decisions; Support Direct Service Staff through Training and Supervision; Conduct Effective Evaluations; and Set Funding Goals for Sustainability. Each of these key components is discussed in detail; recommendations for implementing each component are included in the discussion. Appendixes
  Main Term(s): Violence prevention
  Index Term(s): Community action programs ; Community resources ; Violence ; Community involvement ; Community crime prevention programs ; Hospitals ; Violence causes ; Victims of violence
  Sponsoring Agency: Kaiser Permanente
Northern California Community Benefit Programs
United States of America
  Type: Conference Material
  Country: United States of America
  Language: English
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