June 14, 2019Do race and ethnicity play a role in diagnosing and treating developmental disabilities and adverse childhood experiences? CHOP experts Drs. Roy Wade and Juhi Pandey weigh in.
June 7, 2019Today marks the 5th annual National Gun Violence Awareness Day, a day for honoring the memory of gun violence victims and acknowledging the public health epidemic of gun violence. CHOP's gun violence experts have developed an educational handout on gun safety tips to share with parents and caregivers.
ICYMI May 2019: Snakebites, Heart Rate and Post Traumatic Stress, Distracted Walking Ban, Hot Cars, the Danger of Sitting Devices, and More
June 3, 2019Read more for our monthly roundup of newsworthy articles in the world of child injury prevention.
May 2, 2019Read more for our monthly roundup of newsworthy articles in the arena of child injury prevention.
April 11, 2019Last week, CIRP proudly joined our CHOP colleagues to participate in Teen Health Week, a now global initiative that began in Pennsylvania to raise awareness of the unique health considerations for teens. Violence Intervention Program (VIP) Manager of Clinical Program Operations Laura Vega, DSW, LCSW and Arturo Zinny, LPC, program director at Drexel University's Healing Hurt People, were featured in a PolicyLab blog post to share their perspectives on how community violence impacts adolescent mental health. Read a selection from the post.
April 4, 2019A recent article published in the Annals of Emergency Medicine explains how ED staff can implement the four pillars of trauma-informed care when treating young patients who have been victims of violence.
ICYMI March 2019: Unrestrained Child Passengers, Smart Stop Signs, Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder, and More
April 1, 2019Read more for our monthly roundup of newsworthy child injury prevention articles.
March 28, 2019On the subject of firearm violence, the policy landscape can be challenging to navigate. Evidence-based legislative priorities such as Child Access Prevention laws and Extreme Risk Protection Orders have the potential to save children's lives.