CSN Webinars

Welcome to Children's Safety Network's webinar archives. You may view either the PowerPoint presentations as PDFs or you may watch the full recording by clicking "audio presentation."

For information or to register for upcoming events and webinars, see our Calendar of Events.

State Technical Assistance Webinar 12 - May 2021 - May 2021

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Please join us for our upcoming State Technical Assistance Webinar on Thursday, May 20, 2021 from 1:00 - 2:30 PM ET. Using Quality Improvement to Advance Child Safety Strategies During this experiential State Technical Assistance Webinar, the Children’s Safety Network team will dive into the…

The Child Safety Learning Collaborative: Together We Are Stronger - May 2021

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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 department visits among infants, children and youth. The CSLC builds Title V capacity through technical…

Protecting Children from Heatstroke in Vehicles - Apr 2021

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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 through 2020 is 882; an average of 38 fatalities…

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Heatstroke in Cars

State Technical Assistance Webinar 11 - March 2021 - Mar 2021

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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…

Farm Safety for Children and Youth: Risks and Rewards - Mar 2021

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There are many benefits to living and working on farms and ranches, including developing a good work ethic, learning responsibility, and developing respect for the land. While farms and ranches are wonderful places for children and youth to live, work and play, they are also one of our nation’s…

State Technical Assistance Webinar 10 - January 2021 - Jan 2021

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State Approaches Towards Health Equity in Child and Adolescent Injury and Violence Prevention Our recent State Technical Assistance Webinar took place on January 21, 2021 at 1:00 – 2:30 PM ET.  During this webinar, we heard about approaches towards health equity in child and adolescent injury and…

Partnering for Child Safety: Fatality Review Teams and State Title V Programs - Jan 2021

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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 and safety of their community. Title V programs…

Poisoning Prevention: New Challenges and a Novel Tool - Oct 2020

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A poison is any substance that is harmful if too much is eaten, inhaled, injected, or absorbed through the skin. Poisoning remains the top cause of injury death in the U.S., and while the main cause of unintentional poisoning death is opioid overdose, almost any substance can be poisonous if used…

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Poison Prevention

State Technical Assistance Webinar 9 - September 2020 - Sep 2020

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On our September State Technical Assistance Webinar, we learned about how technology can help improve our work in child and adolescent injury and violence prevention. Our presenters were:  Karen Solis (Technology Associate, Education Development Center), who presented on website analytics to track…

Preventing Suicide and Self-Harm Among Black Youth - Sep 2020

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Although Black youth have historically not been considered at high risk for suicide and self-harm, current trends now challenge that.  In 2019, The Congressional Black Caucus reported that “the suicide death rate among Black youth has been found to be increasing faster than any other racial/ethnic…

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Self-Harm, Suicide Prevention

State Technical Assistance Webinar 8 - July 2020 - Jul 2020

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On our July 16th STAW, we discussed the importance of quality improvement in times of crisis, and how MCH/IVP programs can pivot their messaging, communication strategies, or structure during these uncertain times of COVID-19.  We were happy to welcome the following presenters join us: Jennifer…

Play it Safe: Playground Safety for Everyone - May 2020

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Playgrounds serve as a central hub for communities, yet playground-related injuries remain a concern among parents, educators and health care providers. More than 200,000 playground-related injuries are treated in the U.S. emergency departments annually among children 18 years and younger.1 The…

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Playground Safety

Highlights from the Child Safety Learning Collaborative - May 2020

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The Children’s Safety Network (CSN) strives to reduce injury and violence related fatalities, hospitalizations, and emergency department visits among infants, children, and adolescents, ages 0-19, through capacity building in injury and violence prevention with state and jurisdiction Title V…

State Technical Assistance Webinar 7 - April 2020 - Apr 2020

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The April 2020 State Technical Assistance Webinar (STAW) was be on “Applying a Health Equity Lens to Child Safety.” Description: Health inequities exist and are reflected in differences in length and quality of life, as well as the rates and severity of injuries. The Children’s Safety Network is…

Evidence-Based/Informed Interventions and How They Can Improve Our Work - Apr 2020

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Evidence-based programs are those that have been rigorously tested in controlled settings, proven effective, and translated into practical models that are widely available.  Evidence-informed programs, or practice-based evidence, uses the best available information, research and practice knowledge…

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Cross-Cutting Strategies

State Technical Assistance Webinar 6 - February 20, 2020 - Feb 2020

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Social and Emotional Learning and Mental Health: An Integrated Approach to Promote Child and Adolescent Wellbeing  Thursday, February 20, 2020, 1:00 – 2:30 PM ET.  A growing body of research shows that proactive support of young people’s social emotional development and mental health contributes to…

State Technical Assistance Webinar 5 - December 2019 - Dec 2019

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    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…

Understanding and Preventing Electronic Cigarette Use Among Youth - Dec 2019

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Electronic cigarettes (“e-cigarettes,” “e-cigs,” “vapes,” “e-hookahs,” “vape pens,” and “electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS),” are experiencing widespread use among American youth. E-cigarette poisonings among children and youth are a concern for health care providers, parents, poison…

Keeping Kids and Families Safe Throughout the Holidays - Dec 2019

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Toy safety is a year round concern, but is heightened during the holidays. While the holidays are a time of joy and celebration for many, unfortunately, toy and holiday decorating injuries and deaths are all too frequent. In 2017, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), there…

Improving Injury Outcomes: Understanding Health Equity from a Systems Perspective - Nov 2019

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In efforts to prevent child and adolescent injuries and deaths, there is increased focus on environmental and social factors that influence injuries and health outcomes. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (Office of Minority Health, 2018) defines health equity as the attainment of the…

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Health Equity