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Surgeon General's Workshop on Making Prevention of Child Maltreatment a National Priority: Implementing Innovations of a Public Health Approach

Lister Hill Auditorium, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, March 30-31, 2005

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Rockville (MD): Office of the Surgeon General (US); .

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The 2005 Surgeon General's Workshop on Making Prevention of Child Maltreatment a National Priority: Implementing Innovations of a Public Health Approach was convened to discover and elucidate effective strategies for preventing child maltreatment and promoting child well treatment by advancing prevention and promotion as a national public health priority; enhancing evidence-based prevention and promotion strategies; integrating prevention and promotion services into all systems of care; incorporating child development literacy into the national consciousness; srengthening essential public-private care systems; and establishing a strategic public health approach for prevention and promotion.

NOTE: This document summarizes the views and issues addressed by invited speakers and discussants at the Surgeon General's Workshop Making Prevention of Child Maltreatment a National Priority: Implementing Innovations of a Public Health Approach. The views expressed in these Proceedings reflect the opinions of the individual participants at the Workshop and do not necessarily reflect the official position of the Office of the Surgeon General, the Department of the Health and Human Services or other federal entities.

Bookshelf ID: NBK47486PMID: 21028755
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