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Upcoming Conference to Focus on Youth Violence Prevention - Archived
8th Annual Youth Violence Prevention Conference

Date: March 15, 2013

Time: 8 a.m. to 4:20 p.m.

Location: UNC-Charlotte Center City Building

Rgistration Fee: $80 (through March 15)

Did you know that self-inflicted violence accounts for one-quarter of all youth violence-related injuries in the U.S. and one-half of youth violence-related deaths? This topic serves as the focus for the Eighth Annual Youth Violence Prevention Conference: “When Violence Turns Inward: Understanding and Preventing Youth Self-Injury” presented by The Violence Prevention Committee at Carolinas Medical Center. The conference takes place March 15, 2013 at the UNC-Charlotte Center City Building.

The conference will feature keynote speakers, panel discussions and breakout session addressing the magnitude of the problem of self-injury, approaches that can be used to reduce the risk of self-injury, and impact of self-injury on the family, community and society. The conference is open to any professional working or planning to work with youth.