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Stakeholder Assessment Contributes to Program Planning Guide

January 26, 2017

Read about how Emily Sykes, BS went directly from a co-op student opportunity to full-time Research Coordinator in two years at CIRP@CHOP, learning a lot about teen driving program planning and evaluation along the way.

New Resource Alert: Teen Driving Program Planning & Evaluation Guide

January 3, 2017

Learn how to establish and implement an evidence-informed, practical process to plan, select, and evaluate teen driver safety programs with this new resource from experts at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP).

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CHOP’s Buckle Up For Life Program Educates on Passenger Safety for the Whole Family

January 7, 2016
Today, we are pleased to welcome a guest blog post from CHOP Trauma Prevention Coordinator Kelsy Stenger on Buckle Up For Life, a community-based passenger safety education program that educates families on critical safety behaviors and provides free child car seats to families in need.

Last Chance to Register for Community-Driven Research Day 2015!

January 6, 2015
Community-Driven Research Day provides a forum for university-based research partners and community-based organizations (CBOs) to foster collaboration around research questions they are interested in answering. Registration closes for Community-Driven Research Day 2015 on January 14th.

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Updated CPS Police Tip Cards

September 9, 2014
In time for Child Passenger Safety Week, the Child Restraint Basics Tip Card has been updated to reflect current AAP recommendations. This pocket-sized tip card has just the basics about CPS-- with room for you to customize it with your state's traffic code.

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Perspectives from a “We Love Our Youth Town Hall”

April 22, 2014
Today’s youth have to deal with issues related to violence (physical and verbal) daily. So, what do youth need to overcome these challenges? How can youth allow their strengths to shine through? At a recent Town Hall on Youth Violence in Philadelphia, a panel of four youth shared their collective wisdom.

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Providing a Unique Forum for Community-based Participatory Research

February 13, 2014
Events that bring community organizations and academic institutions together embody the tenet of community-based participatory research. One such event is Community-driven Research Day, which was hosted at CHOP in January.

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Reaching the Remaining 35 Percent of Sub-optimally Restrained Children

June 13, 2013
One in three U.S. children ages 4 through 7 years are still not riding in a child restraint system when they are passengers in motor vehicles, according to the 2011 National Survey on Use of Booster Seats. To better protect these children, we developed and evaluated Boosting Restraint Norms, a community-led social marketing campaign that emerged from a multi-phase line of research conducted at CIRP.

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