Center for Injury Research and Prevention

August 2017

Last Chance to Register for Webinar on Preventing Child Trafficking

Last chance to register for a webinar entitled "Human Trafficking In Adolescents: Understanding the Issues as a Service Provider." The free webinar is intended for social workers and other healthcare professionals and provides free continuing education credits.

Managing Risks in Youth Sports- Flashback Friday

Today's Flashback Friday post is just in time for back to school sports- read more for Dr. Arbogast's blog post about managing risks in youth sports.

Current trends in ATV Crash Injuries

A new study reports the incidence, mortality trend, and anatomic distribution of fractures due to ATV use in children and teens. Read more for details, along with safety tips for families.

The Ethical Case for Trauma Informed Pediatric Care

In a new article VIP@CIRP researchers explore how the principles of trauma informed care embody core principles of medical ethics.

Save the Date: Advances in Child Injury Prevention Conference, May 30-31, 2018

The Center for Child Injury Prevention Studies (CChIPS) will host the 2018 Advances in Child Injury Prevention (ACIP) Conference on May 30-31, 2018 in Plymouth, MI.

New Resource Alert: Human Trafficking in Adolescence Webinar Recording

Watch a recorded webinar presented by CHOP's Violence Prevention Initiative which defines human trafficking in adolescence and discusses strategies for addressing it in the pediatric healthcare setting.

Hot Water Challenge

Read more about the latest dangerous trend, the Hot Water Challenge, from which one child has already died.

Back-to-School Concerns: Don’t Forget About Guns in the Home

As back-to-school time approaches, it’s a good time to remind parents and caregivers to ask about the presence of a gun in a home before they allow their children to visit.