Preventing Violence Against Children - THRIVES

$3.00 | CE Hours:1.00 | Beginning


CE Course Description

This CE course provides an overview of THRIVES and discusses the topics of: training in parenting; household economic strengthening; reduced violence through legal protection; improved services; values and norms that protect children; education and life skills; and surveillance and evaluation.

Author:  Hillis, S., Mercy, J., Saul, J., Gleckel, J., Abad, N., and Kress, H.  (2015, March).  THRIVES: A Global Technical Package to Prevent Violence Against Children.  Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Violence Prevention, Division of Global HIV / AIDS, Division of STD Prevention.

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CE Course Objectives

1.  Analyze the prevalence, repercussions, and public health consequences of violence against children.

2.  Explain three THRIVES strategies to reduce incidences of violence that impact young people.

3.  Deduce ways to strengthen parenting skills, improve economic stability, and increase legal protections as a means to protect children.

4.  Summarize pertinent values and norms that protect children a well as education and life skills that can empower them.

5.  Identify how surveillance and evaluation data is used for planning, implementing, and monitoring violence prevention programs.


CE Outline with Main Points

1.  Training in Parenting

2.  Household Economic Strengthening

3.  Reduced Violence through Legal Protection

4.  Improved Services

5.  Values and Norms that Protect Children

6.  Education and Life Skills

7.  Surveillance and Evaluation



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Added On: 2017-12-28

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