Online Program

Preventing Violence Against Children & Youth – Global Status & the Role of Healthcare Providers



Cost: $ 15.00

Contact Hours 0.5


Learning Outcomes

After viewing the presentation, the participant will be able to;

1. Describe the widespread issue of child maltreatment globally

2. Identify the health consequences of maltreatment of children

3. Recognize the prevention resources avialable to school nurses regardidng childhood maltreatment.


Valentina Baltag, PhD, MD
Dr. Baltag is the head of the Adolescent and Young Adult Health unit in the Department of Maternal, Newborn, Child, Adolescent Health and Ageing in WHO’s HQ in Geneva. After a career in clinical practice and clinical research, she specialized in health systems management and public health issues in reproductive, maternal, child and adolescent health. Dr. Baltag worked in several countries in economic transition in the WHO European region including Central Asia, as well as in the WHO Regional Office for Europe. In her current position she focuses on developing standards, policies, and strategies to strengthen governments’ responses to achieve universal health coverage for the world’s 1.2 billion adolescents and to provide technical assistance to Member States in evidence-based planning of a multisectoral response for adolescent health. She is the editor of the International handbook on adolescent health and development: The public health response, and authored book chapters and other publications on primary care organization, quality of care, school health services and preconception care. Dr. Baltag holds a PhD from the Medical University in Chisinau, Republic of Moldova and MSc in Public Health from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.

Presenter Disclosure Statement:

None of the planners or presenters for this educational activity have relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.

Continuing Education Information:

Northeastern University School of Nursing is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurse Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Department of Elementary and Secondary Education Provider Number 2016U018

Participants successfully completing this program will receive a statement of credit for contact hours. Statements of Credit may be printed on-line after successful completion of the learning assessment.

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