National Public Health Week and Injury and Violence Prevention Day

National Public Health Week is April 2-8, 2018. Each day has a theme, and Thursday, April 5 focuses on injury and violence prevention. Find out how to participate!

New CSN Article on the Child Safety Collaborative Innovation and Improvement Network

Injury Prevention published our peer-reviewed manuscript, Building the Child Safety Collaborative Innovation and Improvement Network: How does it work and what is it achieving?, that captures learning and progress from cohort 1 of the CS CoIIN.

CS CoIIN Change Packages

The Change Packages list the evidence-based and evidence-informed strategies that will lead to breakthrough improvement in five topic areas of child safety. The Change Packages include the Child Safety CoIIN aim statements, goals, drivers, change ideas, and measures.

Understanding Disparities in Child and Adolescent Injury: A Review of the Research

Disparities in the risk of intentional and unintentional child and adolescent injury are found across several distinct populations within gender, race/ethnicity, geography, disability, sexual orientation and gender identity, health literacy, and socioeconomic status (SES), among others. This paper summarizes the literature describing disparities in child and adolescent injury.

New CSN Resources on the Costs of Childhood Injuries

In 2015, injuries caused 13,363 deaths in U.S. children and adolescents aged 0-19. In addition, injuries were responsible for 200,225 hospitalizations and almost 7.7 million emergency department (ED) visits in this population. One important way to understand the burden of childhood injuries is by looking at the costs of those injuries. CSN has released three infographics, a blog post, and a fact sheet on this topic.

Archived CSN Webinars

[CSN Webinar - Mar 20 2018 - 3:00pm]

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), “neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS) is a drug withdrawal syndrome that most commonly occurs in infants after in utero exposure to opioids, although other substances have also been associated with the syndrome.” (1)  An average of one infant was born with NAS every 25 minutes in the United States, as of 2012. NAS can cause a...


The Health Resources and Services Administration’s (HRSA) Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB), in cooperation with the Children’s Safety Network, is implementing a Child Safety Collaborative Innovation and Improvement Network (Child Safety CoIIN) to reduce fatal and serious injuries among infants, children, and adolescents.

Child Safety CoIIN Members

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Welcome, Child Safety CoIIN Members!

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