Child Traumatic Stress
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.
Register Today for Webinar: "Playing Catch-up -- How to Address US’ Lag in Reducing Child Mortality Rates"
May 17, 2018On Tuesday June 5th, CIRP will host a webinar bringing together experts across CHOP to identify the underlying causes of mortality in children under age 1 and adolescents 15-19 years, discuss the three major contributing factors driving the lag in US child mortality rates, and discuss the evidence-based policies which should be implemented to address these issues.
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.
April 2, 2018There can be lifelong psychological and social implications from being bullied for being heavy as a child. New research describes what this looks like for middle and high school youth.
ICYMI February 2018: A Call to Action for Gun Safety, Recognizing Warning Signs of Violence and Abuse, Head Injuries in Children, Adverse Childhood Experiences and More
February 28, 2018Read more for a roundup of newsworthy articles in the world of child injury prevention from February 2018.
January 17, 2018Smartphones serve as a social lifeline for many, but have also become a cause for concern as increasing evidence shows that excessive time spent on the devices can be a factor in depression and suicidal thoughts in teens and children. I recently talked with two of my expert colleagues at CHOP about the competing dangers and benefits of smartphones for teens and children, and how parents can help kids manage their screen time appropriately.
ICYMI October: Blog Survey, Dr. Winston, Concussion and Multiple Sclerosis, ACEs and Sesame Street, and more!
October 31, 2017Read more for a summary of newsworthy articles about child injury prevention from the past month.