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ICYMI September 2018: 'Just a Teen,' Teens as Truck Drivers, 'Bullet Control,' Suicide Prevention and More

October 1, 2018
Read this roundup of newsworthy articles in the world of child injury prevention for September 2018.

Back to School Safety – Flashback Friday

September 21, 2018
With school back in full swing for most families, we wanted to use today's Flashback Friday post to look back at some of our previous back to school safety posts.

Recent CIRP Publications- August 2018

August 14, 2018
This post highlights recent CIRP publications, since April 24, 2018.

ICYMI June 2018- Rising Rates of Suicide, Preventing Gun Violence, Driver Ed Tuneup, and more...

June 29, 2018
Read more for a round up of newsworthy articles about child injury prevention from the past month.

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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