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Violence Prevention Initiative
Read an abbreviated version of a blog on the development of a program to provide consultation, education, and materials on firearm safety to patient families seen in CHOP's Emergency Department.
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia’s Violence Prevention Initiative (VPI) is hosting a free webinar for clinical providers called "Crossroads of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and Developmental Disabilities Webinar" on March 5, 2019, at 12:00-1:30 PM EST.
Hospital-based violence prevention programs provide support to violently injured individuals following discharge from the hospital. New research identifies and prioritizes outcomes for these individuals, revealing a focus on positive outcomes related to psychosocial health.
Since depression affects interpersonal relationships with family members, friends, and significant others, it should be seen as a risk factor for self-injury and injury to others. Prevention is key.
Read an abbreviated version of a blog from Ashlee Murray, MD, MPH on screening for intimate partner violence in the healthcare setting.
Today marks the fifth anniversary of the Sandy Hook tragedy, when 20 children and six educators were shot and killed. Read on for perspective on how a public health approach can transform efforts to reduce gun violence involving youth.
This guest post from Jessica DuBois Palardy, LSW describes CHOP's comprehensive approach to addressing intimate partner violence, as well as her experience presenting at the recent National Conference on Health and Domestic Violence.
Read more for a summary of newsworthy articles about child injury prevention from the past month.
Watch a recorded webinar presented by CHOP's Violence Prevention Initiative which defines human trafficking in adolescence and discusses strategies for addressing it in the pediatric healthcare setting.
Last chance to register for a webinar entitled "Human Trafficking In Adolescents: Understanding the Issues as a Service Provider." The free webinar is intended for social workers and other healthcare professionals and provides free continuing education credits.