Vanderbilt Kennedy Center

Event Details

Special Lecture: SafeCare: Preventing Child Maltreatment—An Evolution from Early Exploration to International Implementation

Date: May 17, 2012

Time: 4:10PM to 5:10PM

Location: Room 241, Kennedy Center/One Magnolia Circle

SafeCare: Preventing Child Maltreatment
An Evolution from Early Exploration to International Implementation

Presented by John Lutzker, Ph.D., Director of the Center for Healthy Development at Georgia State University.

The Center for Healthy Development (CHD) houses the National SafeCare® Training and Research Center and the Center for Leadership in Disability, a University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities. The general mission of the CHD is to promote the health, safety, well-being, and quality of life of children, adults, and families with and without disabilities through research, service, and advocacy. Lutzker is the Associate Editor of the Journal of Positive Behavior Interactions, is the author of five books including Reducing Child Maltreatment: A Guidebook for Parent Services (2002, Guilford Press), and is editor of Preventing Violence: Research and Evidence-Based Intervention Strategies (2006, American Psychological Association). He served as Chief of the Prevention Development and Evaluation Branch of the Division of Violence Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. He is President of Division 33 Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities of the American Psychological Association.

Co-Sponsored by Department of Special Education and the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center for Research on Human Development.

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