Chair: Michael Bakal
This group will discuss issues related to messaging, developing communication plans, advocacy, and working with the media.
Chair: Nicky MacCallum
This working group provides clinical staff of NNHVIP programs with a venue for sharing challenges and best practices related to provision of mental health and trauma-informed services to violently injured clients.
This working group facilitates the expansion and development of hospital-based violence intervention programs and related best practices throughout the country, and use voice, experience, and expertise of hospitals and physicians to advocate for violence prevention policies.
This group will discuss and further define the role of violence prevention professionals and their training.
Research and Evaluation
Chair: Joel Fein
This working group keeps NNHVIP abreast of current research and evaluations for hospital-based interventions and, develops standardized protocols for data collection and tracking, in order to builds the evidence base for these programs.
Chair: Elizabeth Dugan
This working group provides support and coordination around best practices related to staff development, staff training, program development, and human resources.