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 10, 2018For teens and pre-teens, romance can be exciting and confusing; for the adults in their lives, including parents, teachers and healthcare providers, it may be difficult to discern the fine line between infatuation and abuse. Read more for tips to increase awareness of potential warning signs among parents and teens.
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.
ICYMI April 2018: Wearable Technology and Driving, Marijuana and Teenage Brain, Concussion and Dementia Risk, and More
April 30, 2018Read more for our monthly roundup of interesting and important news in the world of child injury prevention.
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 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.
March 19, 2018Today we feature Dr. Ruth Abaya's blog post that focuses on practical and evidence-based solutions to help curb this violence, including safe gun storage, policy solutions, and supporting gun violence research. This blog post originally appeared in CHOP PolicyLab's website.
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.
February 8, 2018For children with ADHD, the potential for conflict with others is all around them, particularly at school. Learn strategies to head off situations and maintain positive environment.