ICYMI March 2019: Unrestrained Child Passengers, Smart Stop Signs, Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder, and More
April 1, 2019Read more for our monthly roundup of newsworthy child injury prevention articles.
April 4, 2019A recent article published in the Annals of Emergency Medicine explains how ED staff can implement the four pillars of trauma-informed care when treating young patients who have been victims of violence.
April 11, 2019Last week, CIRP proudly joined our CHOP colleagues to participate in Teen Health Week, a now global initiative that began in Pennsylvania to raise awareness of the unique health considerations for teens. Violence Intervention Program (VIP) Supervisor Laura Vega, DSW, LCSW and Arturo Zinny, LPC, program director at Drexel University's Healing Hurt People, were featured in a PolicyLab blog post to share their perspectives on how community violence impacts adolescent mental health. Read a selection from the post.
April 18, 2019Over the past five years, CIRP engineers have utilized pediatric human body computational models to complement traditional laboratory-based research methods. We are pleased to offer two new simulation videos using the PIPER human body model that illustrate how differences in child passenger safety practices can impact a child’s injury risk in a crash.
April 25, 2019With funding again provided by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), the National Traumatic Stress Center will continue to develop resources on pediatric trauma-informed care.
April 30, 2019CHOP recently hosted the first annual Pennsylvania Governors School for the Sciences (PGSS)-CHOP Research Showcase to continue encouraging talented students to pursue careers in STEM-related fields.