[Common competencies for the prevention of violence among young people]

Journal Name: 
P R Health Sci J
Authors: 
Rodriguez-Frau,M.V.
Knox,L.
Pabon-Rodriguez,J.M.
Mirabal-Colon,B.
Abstract: 
The high prevalence of violence in children and youth has been a great concern among diverse sectors of our society. Considered as a complex public health problem, the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) of Atlanta, Georgia, has financed local and national projects geared to its prevention. This work describes the process in which the Developing Centers of Youth Violence Prevention from the University of Puerto Rico and the University of Southern California collaborated in the development of core competencies for health professionals in youth violence prevention. This two Developing Centers are projects funded by the CDC
12
2002
Volume: 
21
Pages: 
351-354
Keywords: 
Adolescent, Adult, California, Child, Development, Disease, English Abstract, Female, Health, Human, LA Net, Male, Prevalence, prevention & control, Public Health, Puerto Rico, Universities, Violence, Youth Violence