Center for Injury Research and Prevention

Violence Prevention Initiative

Could Depression in Teens Drive Intentional Injury?

September 13, 2018
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.

Why Screen for Intimate Partner Violence? Because Families Need Us To

July 18, 2018
Read an abbreviated version of a blog from Ashlee Murray, MD, MPH on screening for intimate partner violence in the healthcare setting.

Five Years After Sandy Hook: Why Reframing Gun Violence as a Public Health Issue is Essential

December 14, 2017
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.

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Navigating a Tricky Balance to Address Intimate Partner Violence

November 8, 2017
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.

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ICYMI October: Blog Survey, Dr. Winston, Concussion and Multiple Sclerosis, ACEs and Sesame Street, and more!

October 31, 2017
Read more for a summary of newsworthy articles about child injury prevention from the past month.

New Resource Alert: Human Trafficking in Adolescence Webinar Recording

August 21, 2017
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.

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Last Chance to Register for Webinar on Preventing Child Trafficking

August 10, 2017
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.

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Registration Open for Webinar on "Human Trafficking In Adolescents: Understanding the Issues as a Service Provider"

July 17, 2017
Registration is open 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.

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ASK Day: A question that can’t wait

June 21, 2017
Today is ASK Day, when parents, caregivers and pediatricians alike are called upon to remember that, when it comes to guns in the home, Asking Saves Kids. Asking is framed around a simple question: “Is there an unlocked gun where your kids play?”

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New Resource Alert: Intimate Partner Violence and Pediatrics Webinar Recording

May 17, 2017

Watch a recorded webinar presented by CHOP's Violence Prevention Initiative and Lutheran Settlement House, which defines intimate partner violence and discusses strategies for addressing it in the pediatric healthcare setting.

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