Dr. Elizabeth Miller, Chief of the Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, provides an update on the sexual prevention work her team has been involved in. She presents some of the work that has been done around the intersections with trauma and other forms of violence and discusses gender and why gender matters.

Educational objectives:

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Identify strategies for integrating sexual violence prevention into comprehensive sexual health education and anticipatory guidance.
  • Describe rationale and approaches for trauma-informed care in prevention programming and clinical interventions.
  • Recognize opportunities for gender transformative programming in community settings.

Reading Resources:

  • Tancredi DJ, Silverman JG, Decker MR, McCauley HL, Anderson HA, Jones KA, Ciaravino S, Hicks A, Raible C, Zelazny S, James L, Miller E. Cluster randomized controlled trial protocol: addressing reproductive coercion in health settings (ARCHES). BMC Womens Health. 2015 Aug 6;15:57.
  • Miller E, Goldstein S, McCauley HL, Jones KA, Dick RN, Jetton J, Silverman JG, Blackburn S, Monasterio E, James L, Tancredi DJ. A school health center intervention for abusive adolescent relationships: a cluster RCT. Pediatrics. 2015 Jan;135(1):76-85.
  • McCauley HL, Jaime MC, Tancredi DJ, Silverman JG, Decker MR, Austin SB, Jones K, Miller E. Differences in adolescent relationship abuse perpetration and gender-inequitable attitudes by sport among male high school athletes. J Adolesc Health. 2014 Jun;54(6):742-4

Disclosures:

Dr. Miller has reported no relevant relationships with any entities producing health care goods or services.

Accreditation Statement:

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Each physician should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Other health care professionals are awarded (0.1) continuing education units (CEU) which are equivalent to 1 contact hour.

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Release Date: 11/6/15 | Last Modified On: 11/6/15 | Expires: 11/7/16

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