Center for Injury Research and Prevention

Research in Action Blog

The world of child injury prevention advances quickly in big and small steps each day. The Research in Action blog shares credible and timely commentary on the latest news, research, events, and more as we work together to keep children safe. We invite thought-provoking comments to spur friendly conversation among our readers. We feel that the regular posting of well-informed commentary by our readers will only enhance the quality of our blog. Comments are moderated by the Research in Action blog staff. The comments section is not intended to be a forum for specific parenting advice or to promote a product. Please use the "Contact Us" form for any information requests. Read more about our Commenting Guidelines.

Stalking is a Form of Violence That Must Be Taken Seriously, Especially on College Campuses

Stalking is a pervasive and too often underreported (or under-recognized) form of intimate partner or dating violence, especially on college campuses. Read more to learn about the challenges of handling disclosures of stalking, and the steps to take in order to protect victims on college campuses.

Educating on Firearm Safety in the Emergency Department

Read an abbreviated version of a blog on the development of a program to provide consultation, education, and materials on firearm safety to patient families seen in CHOP's Emergency Department.

Registration Now Open for Crossroads of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and Developmental Disabilities Webinar

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia’s Violence Prevention Initiative (VPI) is hosting a free webinar for clinical providers called "Crossroads of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and Developmental Disabilities Webinar" on March 5, 2019, at 12:00-1:30 PM EST.

Sexual Misconduct and Sports: Tips for a Safe Environment

With the recent stories of child abuse within sports (including recent suicide of a champion figure skater following allegations of sexual misconduct toward minors), here are some tips on how clinicians can guide families on how to keep their children safe while enjoying sports.

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