Center for Injury Research and Prevention

Violence Prevention

Can Pre-Schoolers Show Aggression? Opportunities to Address High Expulsion Rates of Youngest Children

We are proud to share a blog authored by CHOP PolicyLab's Dr. Marsha Gerdes on the alarmingly high expulsion rates of preschoolers, and the short and potentially long-term consequences of expulsion.

ADHD and Adverse Childhood Experiences

Read more to learn about a recently published study on the prevalence of adverse childhood experiences and childhood ADHD.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Registration Open for Webinar on "Human Trafficking In Adolescents: Understanding the Issues as a Service Provider"

Registration is open 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.

ASK Day: A question that can’t wait

Today is ASK Day, when parents, caregivers and pediatricians alike are called upon to remember that, when it comes to guns in the home, Asking Saves Kids. Asking is framed around a simple question: “Is there an unlocked gun where your kids play?”

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