Preventing youth violence in your Local Govenment area

June 7, 2018

Join Know Injury for this free webinar to learn about the current state of violence injuries in Western Australia, with a focus on youth.

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Youth violence continues to be a serious public health issue within Western Australia in terms of its impact on the community and the health care system.  Local Governments can have a role to play in reducing youth violence and violence injuries within their communities.

Join Know Injury for this free webinar to learn about the current state of violence injuries in Western Australia, with a focus on youth.  Local Governments will gain a better understanding of:

  • The impact violence has on the community;
  • Your role in reducing youth violence in the community;
  • Effective evidence based strategies and programs for preventing youth violence;
  • Ineffective (potentially harmful) strategies for preventing youth violence.

Presentation from Professor Sheryl Hemphill, University of Melbourne.