Child, Parenting, and Healthcare Provider Issues
June 19, 2018The Center for Injury Research and Prevention hosted a webinar which provided actionable information for health policy stakeholders, government agency staff, child health policy advocates, elected officials, and healthcare providers to implement policy changes to adress the three identified causes driving up the child mortality rates.
June 14, 2018Summer employment is a great opportunity for teenagers to earn their own money, learn new skills, and take on new responsibilities. But it can also pose a variety of hazards, from back strain and sunburns to cuts and concussions. Read more for tips to prevent and manage four common injuries.
May 31, 2018Read more for our monthly roundup of noteworthy articles in the world of child injury prevention.
May 25, 2018For today's Flashback Friday, we join the National Organizations for Youth Safety (NOYS) in promoting Global Youth Traffic Safety Month by sharing tips to encourage safe driving and passenger behaviors during prom, graduation, and other end-of-school-year events.
May 15, 2018The American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma released a statement earlier this year, recognizing the prevalence of pediatric PTSD and the body of research showing that PTSD symptoms impact and disrupt a child’s full recovery from an injury.
May 3, 2018Teenagers helping to make a difference in their communities is nothing new. But when teens take on hot-button issues, the backlash can be overwhelming and even alarming at times. The intense online criticism of students calling for gun control following the deaths of 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., in February may make parents and educators think twice about encouraging teens to speak out. Yet speaking their minds can contribute to teens’ mental wellbeing and even lay the groundwork for success as an adult.
April 26, 2018We highlight a helpful resources for families of individuals with autism spectrum disorders who are interested in driving, developed by CHOP's Center for Autism Research.
ICYMI March 2018: Vacant Lots and Crime Rates, Gender Bias in Academic Publishing, Young Children and Political Protests, Digital Sexual Activity and Teens, and more
March 29, 2018Read more for a roundup of newsworthy articles in the world of child injury prevention from March 2018.
Community’s Reluctance to Report Signs of Child Abuse is Harming Children—Here’s How We Can Do Better
March 26, 2018While it may be difficult to understand why bystanders failed to report the signs of child abuse in such an egregious case, a number of factors contribute to a general reluctance to intervene in abuse situations of all kinds and severity. Here's how we can do better.