Center for Injury Research and Prevention

Violence Prevention

Educating on Firearm Safety in the Emergency Department

Read an abbreviated version of a blog on the development of a program to provide consultation, education, and materials on firearm safety to patient families seen in CHOP's Emergency Department.

Registration Now Open for Crossroads of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and Developmental Disabilities Webinar

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia’s Violence Prevention Initiative (VPI) is hosting a free webinar for clinical providers called "Crossroads of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and Developmental Disabilities Webinar" on March 5, 2019, at 12:00-1:30 PM EST.

Sexual Misconduct and Sports: Tips for a Safe Environment

With the recent stories of child abuse within sports (including recent suicide of a champion figure skater following allegations of sexual misconduct toward minors), here are some tips on how clinicians can guide families on how to keep their children safe while enjoying sports.

Flashback Friday- Human Trafficking

January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month, and today's Flashback Friday post is dedicated to resources on recognizing and preventing human trafficking.

After Violent Injury, Recovery Goes Beyond Avoiding Future Violence

Hospital-based violence prevention programs provide support to violently injured individuals following discharge from the hospital. New research identifies and prioritizes outcomes for these individuals, revealing a focus on positive outcomes related to psychosocial health.