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Countering violent extremism through public health practice : proceedings of a workshop / Justin Snair, Anna Nicholson, and Claire Giammaria, rapporteurs ; Forum on Medical and Public Health Preparedness for Disasters and Emergencies, Board on Health Sciences Policy, Health and Medicine Division, The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.

Other author/creatorNational Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (U.S.). Forum on Medical and Public Health Preparedness for Disasters and Emergencies, issuing body.
Other author/creatorHealth Approaches in Community-Level Strategies to Countering Violent Extremism and Radicalization (Workshop) (2017 : Washington, D.C.)
Format Electronic and Book
Publication Info Washington, DC : The National Academies Press, [2017]
Description1 online resource (1 PDF file (xvi, 130 pages)) : illustrations.
Supplemental Content Direct link to resource
Subject(s)
Contents Introduction and overview -- Understanding violent extremism -- Contemporary approaches to countering violent extremism -- The challenges and opportunities of countering violent extremism -- Applying public health models and approaches to countering violent extremism -- Ways forward in countering violent extremism.
Summary Countering violent extremism consists of various prevention and intervention approaches to increase the resilience of communities and individuals to radicalization toward violent extremism, to provide nonviolent avenues for expressing grievances, and to educate communities about the threat of recruitment and radicalization to violence. To explore the application of health approaches in community-level strategies to countering violent extremism and radicalization, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine held a public workshop in September 2016. Participants explored the evolving threat of violent extremism and radicalization within communities across America, traditional versus health-centered approaches to countering violent extremism and radicalization, and opportunities for cross-sector and interdisciplinary collaboration and learning among domestic and international stakeholders and organizations. This publication summarizes the presentations and discussions from the workshop.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references.
Funding informationThis project was jointly supported by contracts between the National Academy of Sciences and the American College of Emergency Physicians; American Hospital Association; American Red Cross; Association of Public Health Laboratories; Association of State and Territorial Health Officials; Child Care Aware of America; Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists; East West Protection; Emergency Nurses Association; GlaxoSmithKline; Healthcare Ready; Infectious Diseases Society of America; Meridian Medical Technologies; National Association of Chain Drug Stores; National Association of County and City Health Officials; National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians; Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (Contract No. ID#: 73289); Seqirus; Trauma Center Association of America; U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Contract No. 200-2011-38807); U.S. Department of Defense (Contract No. HHSP233201400020B/HHSP23337014); U.S. Department of Defense, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (Contract No. HU0001-16-1-0022); U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Administration for Children and Families (Contract No. HHSP233201400153P); U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Food and Drug Administration (Contract No. 1R13FD005495-01); U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' National Institutes of Health: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases; National Institute of Environmental Sciences; National Library of Medicine (Contract No. HHSN26300084); U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (Contract No. HHSO100201550005A); U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Office of Health Affairs (Contract No. HSHQDC-15-C-00079); and U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (Contract No. DTNH22-14-H-00468). Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication do not necessarily reflect the views of any organization or agency that provided support for the project.
Source of descriptionDescription based on online resource; title from PDF title page (viewed April 22, 2019).
Issued in other formPrint version: Snair, Justin. Countering violent extremism through public health practice : Washington, D.C. : National Academies Press, [2017] 9780309453653
ISBN9780309453660 (electronic bk.)
ISBN0309453666 (electronic bk.)

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