Center for Injury Research and Prevention

AfterTheInjury

New Resource Alert: After The Injury or Illness Tipsheets for Siblings in English and Spanish

November 11, 2014
To help families cope after a sibling has been injured, the Center for Pediatric Traumatic Stress (CPTS) has created evidence-based tipsheets in both English and Spanish. These helpful resources were developed based on recommendations from the CPTS Family Advisory Board.

**Like what you’ve read? Subscribe to Research in Action to have the latest in child injury prevention delivered to your inbox.**

New Resource Alert: Child Injury Recovery Resources in Spanish

June 5, 2014

Last week Nancy Kassam-Adams, PhD blogged about the need for Spanish-language resources for patients and families. CIRP worked closely with the Center for Pediatric Traumatic Stress at CHOP and the Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children to develop resources to fill this gap.

**Like what you’ve read? Subscribe to Research in Action to have the latest in child injury prevention delivered to your inbox.**

After The Injury en español: Reaching Spanish-speaking Parents

May 29, 2014

According to 2012 US Census figures, 53 million people of Latino heritage live in the United States and 74 percent speak Spanish at home, by far the largest language (other than English) in US households. More than 4 million Latino households include children under age 18, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that in 2012 nearly 1 million Latino children received Emergency Department or inpatient hospital care for injury. 

**Like what you’ve read? Subscribe to Research in Action to have the latest in child injury prevention delivered to your inbox.**

Coping Coach: A Web-based Game to Help Children Recover

May 13, 2013
Millions of children experience injuries or sudden illnesses each year, leaving families to face challenging emotional reactions in addition to physical recovery. Unfortunately, there are very few resources available to support children through this recovery. To address this need, our team collaborated with colleagues at the University of Queensland in Australia to develop a web-based game called Coping Coach – a fun, interactive way to help a large number of children with their emotional recovery.

**Like what you’ve read? Subscribe to Research in Action to have the latest in child injury prevention delivered to your inbox.**

Subscribe to RSS - AfterTheInjury