Center for Injury Research and Prevention

Research in Action Blog

The world of child injury prevention advances quickly in big and small steps each day. The Research in Action blog shares credible and timely commentary on the latest news, research, events, and more as we work together to keep children safe. We invite thought-provoking comments to spur friendly conversation among our readers. We feel that the regular posting of well-informed commentary by our readers will only enhance the quality of our blog. Comments are moderated by the Research in Action blog staff. The comments section is not intended to be a forum for specific parenting advice or to promote a product. Please use the "Contact Us" form for any information requests. Read more about our Commenting Guidelines.

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.

Talking with Children about Natural Disasters

In this post, we share some resources on methods to talk to young children about disaster and manage traumatic stress.

ADHD and Adverse Childhood Experiences

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

Is Graduated Driver Licensing Appropriate for Older Novice Drivers?

As states consider whether to improve existing Graduated Driver Licensing (GDL) provisions or to extend current requirements to include older novice driver populations, it is critical for the research community to provide rigorous scientific evidence. Read about new CIRP@CHOP research that is contributing to the debate.

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