Center for Victim Research Training: Preventing and Reducing Violence Against Older Adults
June 29, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Center for Victim Research is hosting the following training on June 29, 2021
The Evidence Hour: Preventing and Reducing Violence Against Older Adults
Despite the prevalence of elder abuse, there has been relatively little progress in identifying proven strategies to prevent or end abuse among older adults. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will provide an overview of elder abuse and present findings from a recent systematic review of reviews related to interventions.
Presenters: Khiya Marshall Mullins, Dr.PH, MPH is a Behavioral Scientist in the Research and Evaluation Branch, Division of Violence Prevention at the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Injury Center. Since 2009, she has worked on the prevention of HIV and AIDS and violence. This includes identifying evidence-based HIV interventions and best practices and co-leading CDC’s Youth Violence Prevention Centers.
Jeffrey H. Herbst, Ph.D. is the Chief of the Research and Evaluation Branch, Division of Violence Prevention at the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Injury Center. He has over 30 years of research and public health experience. In 2014, Dr. Herbst accepted the position of Branch Chief with the Division of Violence Prevention at CDC. He oversees a portfolio of research and evaluation studies to prevent multiple forms of violence in the United States.