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 4 - August 2019 - Aug 2019

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Thank you for joining us in August on our State Technical Assistance Webinar. Below is a brief overview of the presentations, along with links to our archived recording and slides.   Webinar: Incorporating Youth Voice into Child and Adolescent Injury and Violence Prevention Recorded on August 15,…

State Technical Assistance Webinar August 2019 - Aug 2019

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  Webinar: Incorporating Youth Voice into Child and Adolescent Injury and Violence Prevention Recorded on August 15, 2019, 1:00 – 2:30 PM ET This Children's Safety Network (CSN) State Technical Assistance Webinar (STAW) focused on the power of incorporating youth voice into child and adolescent…

Screening Youth for Suicide Risk - Jul 2019

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The suicide rate among U.S. youth and young adults, ages 10 to 24, has risen in recent years, increasing by nearly 50 percent between 2007 and 2017, and reaching its highest point since 2000 according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In 2017, 6769 suicides occurred among youth…

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Suicide Prevention

State Technical Assistance Webinar 3 - June 2019 - Jun 2019

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Thank you for joining us for a very engaging State Technical Assistance Webinar (STAW) on June 20th.   As your work continues to evolve, it’s good practice to revisit your partnerships not only to see who else you should invite to work with you but also to see how you can improve already…

State Technical Assistance Webinar 3 - June 2019 - Jun 2019

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Thank you for joining us for a very engaging State Technical Assistance Webinar (STAW) on June 20th. As your work continues to evolve, it’s good practice to revisit your partnerships not only to see who else you should invite to work with you but also to see how you can improve already established…

Protecting Child Passengers, Now and Into the Future - May 2019

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The first law protecting child passengers in motor vehicles was passed by Tennessee 41 years ago. Since that time, much has been learned about best practices and countermeasures that work to reduce death and injury among children on our roadways. While legislation, education, enforcement and…

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Child Passenger Safety

Infant Safe Sleep: An Introduction and Model Program - May 2019

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Sudden unexpected infant death (SUID) occurs among approximately 3,500 babies in the US each year. SUID, the sudden and unexpected death of a baby less than 1 year old in which the cause was not obvious before investigation, includes sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), accidental suffocation in a…

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Safe Sleep

State Technical Assistance Webinar 2 - April 2019 - Apr 2019

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    Thank you for joining us on our State Technical Assistance Webinar (STAW) on April 18, 2019 from 1:00 – 2:30 PM. The STAW was an interactive discussion focused on effective communication strategies, formal partnerships, and leadership engagement at all levels.  We heard from two guest speakers…

Traumatic Brain Injury among Children and Youth: Understanding TBI and One Model State Program - Feb 2019

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Reports of traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) among adults, particularly in professional sports, are often in the news. But what about TBIs among children and youth? In 2012, an estimated 329,290 children (age 19 or younger) were treated in emergency departments (EDs) for sports and recreation-related…

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Falls, Motor Vehicle, Bike Safety, Child Passenger Safety, Off Road Vehicles, Pedestrian Safety, Teen Driving Safety, Playground Safety, Sports Safety, Traumatic Brain Injuries, Violence, Child Maltreatment, Teen Dating Violence

State Technical Assistance Webinar 1 - January 2019 - Jan 2019

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The STAWs are intended for a limited audience that includes all S/J level Title V agencies, including MCH and IVP Directors. Participating states and jurisdictions of the Child Safety Learning Collaborative are required to attend. Thank you for joining us on our State Technical Assistance Webinar (…

"Synthetic Marijuana:" What Is It, Why Is It Dangerous, and How Can We Prevent Youth from Using It? - Nov 2018

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Synthetic cannabinoids, misleadingly called “synthetic marijuana” are human-made mind-altering chemicals that are either sprayed on dried, shredded plant material so they can be smoked or sold as liquids to be vaporized and inhaled in e-cigarettes and other devices. (1)  Also known as “K2,” “spice…

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Poison Prevention

Working “Upstream” to Prevent Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) - Sep 2018

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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)…

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Child Maltreatment

How Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) Can Help Prevent Bullying - Aug 2018

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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…

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Bullying Prevention

The Child Safety Learning Collaborative and How to Apply - Aug 2018

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  Stay tuned for more information about Cohort 2 of the CSLC in early 2020!  

Resources and Strategies from the Child Safety Collaborative Innovation and Improvement Network - May 2018

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The Children’s Safety Network shared resources and strategies developed during two cohorts of the Child Safety Collaborative Innovation and Improvement Network (CoIIN) and provided an overview of the methods used throughout the CoIIN. We discussed the Child Safety CoIIN change packages, which…

Reducing the Risks to Child Pedestrians - Apr 2018

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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that there was a nine percent increase in pedestrian fatalities from 2015 to 2016. (1) A recent report from the Governors Highway Safety Association states that “Pedestrians now account for a larger proportion of traffic fatalities than…

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Pedestrian Safety

Public Health Approaches to Addressing Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome - Mar 2018

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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…

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Substance Abuse

Keeping Children 8-14 Years Old Safe as Motor Vehicle Occupants - Dec 2017

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In 2015, 146 U. S. children ages 8-14 died as motor vehicle occupants. (1) This webinar will focus on children ages 8-14 and their use (or nonuse) of vehicle restraints. Many educators find this audience hard to reach and, in fact, child passenger safety and teen driver safety programs often miss…

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Child Passenger Safety

Successful Strategies for Preventing Fire and Burn-Related Injuries among Children - Aug 2017

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Due largely to an increase in public fire education and prevention efforts, including the use of smoke alarms and sprinkler systems, fewer children die in fires today compared to 10 years ago. (1,2) Among children and youth ages 0 – 24, those ages 1 – 4 are at highest risk of fire and burn- related…

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Fire Burn Safety

Why Drownings Are a Leading Cause of Death among Children - Jun 2017

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Drowning is the second leading cause of unintentional injury death for children ages 1 to 14 (1), and children account for 1 in 4 drowning deaths. (1) There are significant racial/ethnic disparities in drowning rates. For example, African American children and youth ages 5–19 are 5.5 times more…

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Drowning Prevention