Hospital-based Violence Intervention for Teens with Dr. Alison Culyba and Sarah London, LSW

May 17, 2022

In the latest episode of “That’s Pediatrics” — UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh’s podcast about all things pediatric health and wellness — our hosts talk with Alison Culyba, MD, PhD, MPH, director of the Empowering Teens to Thrive (ET3) hospital-based violence intervention program for assault-injured youth at UPMC Children’s Hospital, and Sarah London, LSW, a social worker in the Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine and a lead violence prevention specialist at UPMC Children's, about their work to engage with and empower patients who have experienced traumatic events, in order to reduce retaliation and reduce recidivism.

Specifically, our experts touch on what the ET3 program entails, how it developed, and who can utilize the services, what the process looks like for a patient who is referred to this program, how the program offers participants support, control, and confidence, and much more. 

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