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4th Street Forum - #921

July 19, 2012


[Original Airdate: April 8, 2011] VIOLENCE, VICTIMS & MENTAL HEALTH CARE Every hour, six Americans die in violent incidents at home, in school, on the streets. Thousands who survive violence suffer emotional and physical scars. Is violence predictable, even preventable? Do we need earlier - and better - mental health treatment to prevent violence? With host DENISE CALLAWAY, Business and Community Partnerships Coordinator, Milwaukee Public Schools, and with guests, in order of appearance: SHERI JOHNSON, PhD, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Violence Prevention Initiative Co-chair, Medical College of Wisconsin; Former State Health Officer, Wisconsin Division of Public Health; THOMAS REED, JD, First Assistant Wisconsin State Public Defender, Milwaukee Criminal Trial Office; Board of Director Member, Milwaukee Chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness; Steering Committee Member, Milwaukee Mental Health Task Force; Community Advisory Board Member, Milwaukee Secure Detention Facility; CLARENCE JOHNSON, MA, Associate Executive Director, Wisconsin Community Services; Director, Holton Youth and Family Center-Violence Prevention Initiative, Medical College of Wisconsin and ROB HENKEN, President, Public Policy Forum and Former Milwaukee County Director of Health and Human Services.


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