Center for Injury Research and Prevention

Gun violence

Child Mortality Webinar Recording

June 19, 2018
The Center for Injury Research and Prevention hosted a webinar which provided actionable information for health policy stakeholders, government agency staff, child health policy advocates, elected officials, and healthcare providers to implement policy changes to adress the three identified causes driving up the child mortality rates.

ICYMI May 2018: Hot Car Deaths, Screen Time and Teen Brains, Party Favor Bags, and More

May 31, 2018
Read more for our monthly roundup of noteworthy articles in the world of child injury prevention.

Register Today for Webinar: "Playing Catch-up -- How to Address US’ Lag in Reducing Child Mortality Rates"

May 17, 2018
On Tuesday June 5th, CIRP will host a webinar bringing together experts across CHOP to identify the underlying causes of mortality in children under age 1 and adolescents 15-19 years, discuss the three major contributing factors driving the lag in US child mortality rates, and discuss the evidence-based policies which should be implemented to address these issues.

Activism Can Be Good for Teens—If They Receive Support and Guidance

May 3, 2018
Teenagers helping to make a difference in their communities is nothing new. But when teens take on hot-button issues, the backlash can be overwhelming and even alarming at times. The intense online criticism of students calling for gun control following the deaths of 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., in February may make parents and educators think twice about encouraging teens to speak out. Yet speaking their minds can contribute to teens’ mental wellbeing and even lay the groundwork for success as an adult.

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ICYMI April 2018: Wearable Technology and Driving, Marijuana and Teenage Brain, Concussion and Dementia Risk, and More

April 30, 2018
Read more for our monthly roundup of interesting and important news in the world of child injury prevention.

ICYMI March 2018: Vacant Lots and Crime Rates, Gender Bias in Academic Publishing, Young Children and Political Protests, Digital Sexual Activity and Teens, and more

March 29, 2018
Read more for a roundup of newsworthy articles in the world of child injury prevention from March 2018.

Practical Solutions for Preventing Youth Gun Violence

March 19, 2018
Today we feature Dr. Ruth Abaya's blog post that focuses on practical and evidence-based solutions to help curb this violence, including safe gun storage, policy solutions, and supporting gun violence research. This blog post originally appeared in CHOP PolicyLab's website.

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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, 2018
Read more for a roundup of newsworthy articles in the world of child injury prevention from February 2018.

ICYMI: Kentucky School Shooting, Roadside Detection of Marijuana Impairment, Gender Dysphoria, Sexual Abuse and Intellectual Disability, and more...

January 30, 2018
Read more for a roundup for newsworthy articles from January 2018.

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