Toy Injuries in U.S. Children: Know the Facts Infographic

Between 2015 and 2018, U.S. children and adolescents ages 0-19 sustained over 1 million toy-related injuries that were treated in emergency departments. This infographic provides data on categories of toys involved in injuries and differences in toy-related injures for males and females.

Resources for Preventing Poisonings Among Children and Youth From Electronic Cigarettes

Clinicians, school staff, coaches, parents and policy makers can all play a role in preventing the use of e-cigarettes among youth and young adults. Included in the resource guide are some resources designed to help.

Sudden Unexpected Infant Deaths in the United States Infographic

Sudden Unexpected Infant Death (SUID) refers to the sudden and unexpected death of an infant younger than one year of age. This infographic goes over the definition of SUID, the racial/ethnic differences in SUID rates, risk factors for SUID and provides resources on reducing SUID and promoting safe sleep.

Video: Preventing Injuries, Saving Lives

In the United States, 14,000 children and adolescents ages 0–19 die of injuries, 227,000 are hospitalized, and 8.7 million visit the emergency department. EDC’s Children’s Safety Network (CSN) is a national resource center for state and jurisdiction health departments working to promote child and adolescent safety through injury and violence prevention. Hear from Jennifer Leonardo, CSN; Rachel Heitmann, Tennessee Department of Health; and Brad Rholing, Rutherford County School.

Webinar: Improving Injury Outcomes: Understanding Health Equity from a Systems Perspective

In this webinar, offered by CSN and the Children’s Safety Now Alliance, participants were challenged to think differently, ask deeper questions, and consider how to approach their work through a health equity lens. Presenters included: Jessica Ehule, MS, MSPH, (CityMatCH), Sasha Mintz, MPH, (Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment). Abby Collier, MS, (National Center for Fatality Review and Prevention), moderated this webinar.

Journal Article on Drug Poisoning Deaths Among Adolescents and Young Adults

“Trends in Drug Poisoning Deaths Among Adolescents and Young Adults in the United States, 2006–2015” found that the nationwide opioid epidemic has led to an increase in the death rate for young people from overdoses.

CSLC Cohort 2 Application Available now!

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. Submit completed applications by February 28, 2020.  Cohort 2 begins May 2020.

To learn more about the Child Safety Learning Collaborative:

  • Register and attend the Informational Webinar on February 6, 2020 2:00-3:00pm ET
  • Download the application for Cohort 2 here!  

Archived CSN Webinars

[CSN Webinar - Dec 19 2019 - 1:00pm], [ CSLC Event - Dec 19 2019 - 1:00pm]

 

 

The last State Technical Assistance Webinar (STAW) of 2019 took place on December 19 from 1:00-2:30 PM ET.

During this STAW Bina Ali, a research scientist at PIRE and director of the Children’s Safety Network Economics and Data Analysis Resource Center (CSN EDARC), presented information pertinent to the upcoming Title V needs assessments on how to use data in your...

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 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 will begin in May 2020 and continue for 18 months to October 2021.

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. 

Register and attend the Informational Webinar for Cohort 2 of the CSLC, hosted on February 6, 2020 from 2:00-3:00pm ET

Proceed to the Child Safety Learning Collaborative page for information on how to apply to Cohort 2.

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

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