Upcoming Webinar: Protecting Children from Heatstroke in Vehicles

[April 22, 2021 at 2:00 pm ET] It can happen to anyone, even the most loving parents and caregivers, but it is entirely preventable. Every 10 days a child dies from Pediatric Vehicular Heatstroke (PVH) while unattended in a car. The total number of PVH deaths in the US, from 1998...

Disparities in U.S. Childhood and Adolescent Drowning Deaths

Every year in the U.S., nearly 900 children and adolescents ages 0 to 19 die from unintentional drowning. This infographic highlights disparities in drowning deaths, risk factors that affect all children and adolescents, and a multilayered approach to drowning prevention.

CSN COVID-19 Update

CSN is committed to working to keep infants, children, and adolescents safe and healthy, especially during this challenging time in which the world joins together to prevent the spread of novel coronavirus COVID-19. We know that many of you are turning your attention to addressing this growing concern. Please know we will work with you to continue prevention efforts to keep our children safe and to provide you with the resources and tools you need.

Framework for Quality Improvement and Innovation in Child Safety: A Guide to Implementing Injury and Violence Prevention Strategies and Programs

The purpose of the Guide to Implementing Injury and Violence Prevention Programs and Strategies is to provide framework and resources to state and jurisdiction maternal and child health (MCH) and injury and violence prevention (IVP) practitioners to increase their capacity...

Archived Webinar: Partnering for Child Safety: Fatality Review Teams and State Title V Programs

Child Death Review (CDR) and Fetal and Infant Mortality Review (FIMR) teams are natural partners for state Maternal Child Health Title V programs. Fatality review teams such as FIMR and CDR review deaths to identify system gaps impacting the health..

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Upcoming Webinars

[CSN Webinar - May 5 2021 - 2:00pm], [ CSLC Event - May 5 2021 - 2:00pm]

The Child Safety Learning Collaborative (CSLC), an initiative of the Children’s Safety Network (CSN), aims to reduce injury and violence-related fatalities, hospitalizations and emergency...

Archived Webinars

[CSN Webinar - Mar 18 2021 - 1:00pm], [ CSLC Event - Mar 18 2021 - 1:00pm]

 

 

Child Safety Amidst Disruption: How State Health Departments Reassessed and Pivoted their Work During COVID-19

 

Thank you for joining our State Technical Assistance Webinar on March 18, 2021 from 1:00 - 2:30 PM ET.  During this webinar, we heard about how two state health departments reassessed and pivoted their programmatic work due to COVID-19, while also...

Child Safety Learning Collaborative

 

CSLC State Map

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 second 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 second cohort began in May 2020 and continues for 18 months to October 2021.  We will begin soliciting for Cohort 3 in the summer of 2021, so stay tuned!

The Learning Collaborative focuses 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. 

Welcome, current Child Safety Learning Collaborative Members!   Go to Child Safety Learning Collaborative Member Section

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