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.
February 7, 2018View a recent webinar hosted by CHOP's Violence Prevention Initiative on identifying and addressing secondary traumatic stress for those working in healthcare settings.
ICYMI: Kentucky School Shooting, Roadside Detection of Marijuana Impairment, Gender Dysphoria, Sexual Abuse and Intellectual Disability, and more...
January 30, 2018Read more for a roundup for newsworthy articles from January 2018.
January 26, 2018In light of news about another suicide cluster among high school students in Ohio, we revisit a blog post by Dr. Esposito about the importance of screening for mental health conditions.
January 23, 2018Today, we explore an article that reviews studies on adverse childhood experiences in children with autism spectrum disorders.
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.
January 10, 2018New study tells us that teen driver car crashes and gun assaults cause US to lag behind other wealthy nations in reducing childhood mortality rates. How can we reduce exposure to these risks for our youth?
January 4, 2018Technology in the ED can make practicing violence prevention simple, evidence-based and time efficient for clinicians.
December 22, 2017For today's Flashback Friday post, I wanted to re-share a blog post on the consequences of victim blaming in cases of sexual assault by Violence Prevention Initiative Fellow Christine Forke Young, a relevant post in today's culture of #metoo.