Training Center

Course details


Topic(s): Cross-Cutting - Health equity/social determinants of health, Program design/implementation,
Violence/Intentional Injury - Child maltreatment,
Format: online
CEU Credits: 1 Hours
Contact: Safe States Alliance (770) 690-9000

The presentations in this webinar were included in a well-received session during the 2016 Safe States Alliance Annual Meeting in April in Albuquerque, NM.


This webinar will provide an overview of child maltreatment in the U.S. and explore how state and local programs are helping protect children and families from the risks associated with child maltreatment. Learning objectives for this webinar include:


 – Increase awareness of child maltreatment in the U.S.

– Identify key information for local health departments and communities to use when deciding what evidence-based child maltreatment intervention to implement.

– Understand the barriers and facilitators to implementing different evidence-based child maltreatment prevention programs.

– Understand how Colorado is implementing the four Essentials for Childhood goals developed by the CDC, including strategies at the community and societal level of the social ecology, to create safe, stable, nurturing relationships and environments for children.

– Learn how to engage critical partners to collaborate on strategies to achieve the four goals.

– Learn how Colorado has navigated these challenges in program implementation, leveraged relationships, and focused on strategies to succeed.



Giorgianna Venetis, MPA, Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment

Margaret Carr, BS, National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO)


Continuing education credits are offered for this training for Safe States members. These include credits for individuals who are Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) and Certified in Public Health (CPH)


Time/Length: 1 Hours
Additional Registration Required: no
Core Competencies: Injury & Violence Prevention:
3. Ability to DESIGN and IMPLEMENT injury and/or violence prevention activities
4. Ability to EVALUATE injury and/or violence prevention activities
5. Ability to BUILD and MANAGE an injury and/or violence prevention program
7. Ability to STIMULATE CHANGE related to injury and/or violence prevention through policy, enforcement, advocacy and education

Public Health:
Policy Development/Program Planning Skills

CHES Areas of Responsibility: Area II: Plan Health Education/Promotion
Area III: Implement Health Education/Promotion
Area V: Administer and Manage Health Education/Promotion
Area VII: Communicate, Promote, and Advocate for Health, Health Education/Promotion, and the Profession
CPH Core Areas: Environmental Health Sciences
Social and Behavioral Sciences
CPH Cross-Cutting Areas Programs Planning