Blog: Data and Resources on Sudden Unexpected Infant Death

Each year in the United States, approximately 3,500 infants die suddenly and unexpectedly. The frightening fact about SUID is that it can happen without warning and to infants who seem otherwise healthy.

Bullying Victimization among U.S. Youth

This fact sheet covers the burden and demographics of bullying victimization among U.S. youth and uses two large national data sources: the 2017 Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS; CDC, 2017b) and the 2016 National Survey of Children's Health (NSCH; Child and Adolescent Health Measurement Initiative, 2016).

Heatstroke in Cars Infographic

Heatstroke happens quickly and can be deadly. This infographic goes over the numbers on heatstroke in cars, the circumstances of deaths, clears up common misconceptions about heatstroke, and provides safety tips.

Injury and Violence Prevention Systems Toolkit

The injury and violence prevention systems toolkit is a compilation of resources aimed at state and jurisdiction public health practitioners and organizational leaders and managers committed to reducing injuries and violence through systems thinking and quality improvement.

Archived CSN Webinars

[CSN Webinar - Sep 19 2018 - 1:00pm]

Professionals in many fields are working to address the effects of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), which have been shown to increase risk for a wide range of problems. One of these adverse experiences is child abuse and/or neglect, which the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates has been experienced by at least 1 in 7 US children in the past year. (1) If we work...

[CSN Webinar - Aug 8 2018 - 12:00pm]

This interactive webinar focused on the latest research on bullying among children and adolescents and explored strategies for using social and emotional learning (SEL) to prevent bullying. Social and emotional learning helps children and adolescents to manage their emotions, empathize with others, and develop positive relationships. (1) It provides an important framework for schools to use in...

Child Safety Learning Collaborative

The Health Resources and Services Administration’s (HRSA) Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB), in cooperation with the Children’s Safety Network, is launching the first cohort of a new Child Safety Learning Collaborative for state and jurisdiction Title V agencies. The aim of the Learning Collaborative is to reduce fatal and serious injuries among infants, children, and adolescents. The first cohort will begin in November 2018 and continue for 18 months to April 2020.

The Learning Collaborative will focus on five topic areas: Bullying Prevention, Motor Vehicle Traffic Safety (includes child passenger safety and teen driver/passenger safety), Poisoning Prevention (includes the prevention of prescription medication misuse/abuse), Sudden Unexpected Infant Death (SUID) Prevention, and Suicide and Self-Harm Prevention. 

Clarification: Each state only needs to submit one application and rank the topics you are interested in. 

Please identify a specific individual as a primary point of contact for each topic you are applying for.  These individuals can be included in your cover email when you submit your application.

Learn about the Child Safety Learning Collaborative and how to apply

Click here to apply!

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