U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Region X. 1994. Interpersonal violence: The many faces of abuse—Proceedings. Seattle, WA: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service Region X, 61 pp.
Annotation: These proceedings provide a summary of a conference held February 9-11, 1994, in Seattle, Washington. The conference was the first major Public Health Service multi-regional activity which addressed the recognition, treatment, and prevention of interpersonal violence. Keynote presentations provided perspectives of interpersonal violence from the criminal justice system, public health services, health care providers, juvenile justice system, and religious communities. Panel sessions focused on issues in child abuse, adolescent abuse, partner/spouse abuse, elder abuse, and special topics. Aspects of physical, emotional, and sexual abuse were considered. The proceedings also include a bibliography of selected resources prepared by the Children's Safety Network National Injury and Violence Resource Center in Newton, Massachusetts. It is available separately under the title: "Interpersonal Violence: A Bibliography of Selected Resources."
Contact: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Region X, 2201 Sixth Avenue, Room 1036, Mail Stop -01, Seattle, WA 98121-1831, Telephone: (206) 615-2010 Fax: (206) 615-2087 E-mail: James.Whitfield@hhs.gov Web Site: http://directory.psc.gov/os/880.html Price unknown.
Keywords: Adolescents, Children, Conferences, Domestic violence, Elder abuse, Emotional abuse, Interpersonal violence, Physical abuse, Sexual abuse, Sexual assault, Suicide