Heed Neglect to Disrupt Child Maltreatment: Implications for Prevention

Wednesday, January 19, 2022 11am to 12pm

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During this webinar, Kerri Raissian, PhD, and Lindsey Bullinger, PhD, will discuss their research on policy approaches to prevent child maltreatment and importance of addressing neglect in prevention efforts.

About the speakers:

Kerri M. Raissian is an Associate Professor in the Department of Public Policy at the University of Connecticut. She was a Doris Duke Fellow for the Promotion of Child Well-Being and completed her doctoral degree in Public Administration at the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University in 2013. Her research focuses on child and family policy with an emphasis on understanding how policies affect fertility, family formation, and family violence. Raissian’s research is interdisciplinary and draws on principles from program evaluation, economic demography, and applied microeconomics.

Lindsey Rose Bullinger, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor in the School of Public Policy. Her research examines how public policies affect children and families’ health and well-being, especially low-income families. Her work has been published in American Journal of Health Economics, Journal of Health Economics, Journal of Policy Analysis & Management, Contemporary Economic Policy, Annals of the American Academcy of Political and Social Science, Housing Policy Debate, Children and Youth Services Review, Health Services Research, American Journal of Public Health, JAMA Pediatrics, and Maternal and Child Health Journal. Dr. Bullinger’s research has been funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, Horowitz Foundation for Social Policy, Spencer Foundation, and Pew Charitable Trusts. She earned a PhD from the School of Public and Environmental Affairs at Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana. She holds an MPA from the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University, and a bachelor's degree from Miami University in Ohio.

About the series:

The Pathways To Prevention webinars are a collaboration between the Injury & Violence Prevention Center at the Colorado School of Public Health and the Kempe Center. They are designed for those working in public health organizations, social services, child welfare, and the non-profit sector. These free, one-hour virtual learning experiences feature researchers working on various topics in the primary prevention of child abuse and neglect, as well as Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs). Through these sessions, people working in prevention can learn more about the latest scientific research to apply in their work, while also helping to inform researchers about on-the-ground issues and priorities.

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