American Academy of Pediatrics and Children’s National Medical Center Joseph L. Wright, MD, MPH Professor of Pediatrics, Emergency Medicine & Health Policy.
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American Academy of Pediatrics and Children’s National Medical Center Joseph L. Wright, MD, MPH Professor of Pediatrics, Emergency Medicine & Health Policy George Washington University Schools of Medicine and Public Health Federal Bullying Summit – Practitioner Panel August 11 th, 2010
Bullying Intervention/Prevention Activities American Academy of Pediatrics Organizational Policy Professional Education Children’s National Medical Center Clinical Care Advocacy
3 Organizational Mission American Academy of Pediatrics A nonprofit professional organization of more than 60,000 primary care pediatricians, pediatric medical subspecialists, and pediatric surgical specialists dedicated to the health, safety, and well-being of infants, children, adolescents, and young adults. Violence Prevention Subcommittee established 2005
AAP Professional Education: National Conference & Exhibition (NCE), 2006 to present 2008
AAP Educational Resource Connected Kids: Safe Strong Secure Connected Kids: Safe Strong Secure a new program that addresses violence prevention in the context of routine child health care. Development involved the input of over 100 experts, as well as extensive input from parents and teens during a three-year process. The final product consists of a clinical guide, 21 parent / patient information brochures, and supporting training materials.
Children’s National Medical Center Improve health outcomes for children regionally, nationally and internationally. Be a leader in creating innovative solutions to pediatric healthcare problems. Excel in Care, Advocacy, Research, and Education to meet the unique needs of children, adolescents and their families. 9 Organizational Mission
Children’s National: Bullying Intervention/Prevention Activities Clinic for Health Problems Related to Bullying [Neuroscience and Behavioral Health Center of Excellence] Advocacy Legislative Media Public Education
Legislative Testimony (selected) 2/09 - Maryland General Assembly, Senate Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs Committee, “Senate Bill 353 - Task Force on Public Health Risks Linked to Bullying 7/09 - Maryland General Assembly, Joint Committee of Children, Youth and Families, “Prevention of Morbidity and Mortality Linked to Bullying” 6/10 - U.S. House of Representatives, Labor and Education Committee, Subcommittee on Healthy Families and Communities, “Ensuring Student Cyber Safety”
Electronic and Print Media (selected) CBS Television Network, The Early Show – Bullying: Early Childhood Predictors” ABC News Radio Network – “Bullying: What Parents Should Know” CBS Evening News with Katie Couric – “The High Rate of Bullying Alarming” MSNBC Cable Network – “Bullying: In the Aftermath of Phoebe Prince”
Public Awareness/Education Coalition for the Prevention of Bullying and Related Health Risks Volunteer partnership of parents, students and representatives of educational, health, professional, civic, youth, business, labor, faith-based, and governmental organizations in Montgomery County, MD.