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.

Distracted Driving among Teens: What We Know about It and How to Prevent It - May 2017

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Each day in the United States, more than 9 people are killed and over 1,000 are injured in crashes that are reported to involve a distracted driver. (1) The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that  in 2015 “Teens were the largest age group reported as distracted at the…

Related Topics:
Child Passenger Safety, Teen Driving Safety

Using Quality Improvement to Prevent Childhood Injuries: Strategies from the Child Safety Collaborative Innovation and Improvement Network - May 2017

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The Child Safety Collaborative Innovation and Improvement Network (CS CoIIN) uses continuous quality improvement, shared metrics, and real-time data to enable states and jurisdictions to implement and spread evidence-based child safety practices and programs. This webinar explained the purpose and…

2017 National Drowning Prevention Alliance’s Educational Conference - Apr 2017

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Pittsburgh, PA The conference will offer attendees the latest research, technology, products, educational programming, outreach strategies, policy and code, legislation, and more covering all areas of water safety and drowning prevention.  Click here for more information about the conference

Essentials for Childhood: Creating the Context for Healthy Children and Families Through Policies and Partnerships | ASTHO and CDC Webinar Series - Jan 2017

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1st Date: January 17, 2017, 1-2pm ET Meeting Room: http://astho.adobeconnect.com/efc/ Audio: 866-740-1260;  3185412#  Join ASTHO and CDC for the first webinar in a two part series to learn more about CDC's Essentials for Childhood framework and to hear from Boulder County Department of Public…

Related Topics:
Child Maltreatment

Preventing e-Cigarette Poisonings among Children and Youth: Policy and Practice - Dec 2016

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E-cigarette poisonings among children and youth remain a concern for health care providers, parents, poison specialists and others.  In the first 10 months of 2016, the American Association of Poison Control Centers (AAPCC) received 1,292 reports of e-cigarette device and liquid nicotine exposures…

Related Topics:
Home Safety, Poison Prevention

Defending Childhood: Lessons Learned on Leadership, Social Change and Building Community - Oct 2016

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Please join Futures Without Violence for a dynamic conversation about the experiences of three communities working to address the complex social issue of children’s exposure to violence. Current and former Project Directors from the Defending Childhood Initiative will engage in a conversation about…

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Violence, Child Maltreatment, Teen Dating Violence

Understanding and Using Injury Cost Data in Your Prevention Efforts - Oct 2016

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Cost analyses add another dimension in setting priorities and are useful for comparing injury causes, assessing related health burden, and planning cost-effective prevention strategies. A recent analysis of 2010 cost data found that fatal and medically treated injuries resulted in nearly $30…

Bullying Prevention and Intervention - Sep 2016

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Join Catherine Bradshaw, Ph.D., M.Ed. and Daniel Flannery, Ph.D., members of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine Committee on the Biological and Psychosocial Effects of Peer Victimization: Lessons for Bullying Prevention to learn about the findings, conclusions, and…

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Bullying Prevention

Bullying Prevention Law and Policy - Aug 2016

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On Wednesday, August 24th, Professor Jonathan Todres and Dr. Mark Hatzenbuehler, members of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine Committee on the Biological and Psychosocial Effects of Peer Victimization: Lessons for Bullying Prevention, presented about a new report, …

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Bullying Prevention

Preventing Adolescent Dating Abuse: Research and Practice - Aug 2016

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In 2013, one in 10 adolescents reported being hit or physically hurt on purpose by a boyfriend or girlfriend at least once in the previous year. [1] Controlling and demanding behaviors often happen before violence occurs. Over time, these behaviors may become increasingly violent, and that violence…

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Teen Dating Violence

Consequences of Bullying - Jul 2016

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On July 28, 2016, Dr. Tracy Vaillancourt, member of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine Committee on the Biological and Psychosocial Effects of Peer Victimization: Lessons for Bullying Prevention presented about a new report, Preventing Bullying Through Science, Policy,…

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Bullying Prevention

Tribal Injury Prevention: Successes & Challenges from the Tribal Injury Prevention Cooperative Agreement Program (TIPCAP) - Jun 2016

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While injuries were the leading cause of death among Americans ages 1 – 44 years in 2014, the burden was even higher among American Indian/Alaskan Native (AI/AN) people. (1)  The Indian Health Service (IHS) reports that AI/AN death rates for unintentional injuries (from 2007-2009) were 141 percent…

Preventing Child Abuse and Neglect to Create a World Where Every Child Can Thrive - May 2016

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Child abuse and neglect is any act or series of acts of commission (child abuse) or omission (child neglect) by a parent or other caregiver (e.g., clergy, coach, and teacher) that results in harm, potential for harm, or threat of harm to a child. According to the Centers for Disease Control and…

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Child Maltreatment

Playground Safety: Having Fun and Staying Safe - Apr 2016

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Play is an important part of childhood. Despite the improvements in playground equipment and surfacing and messages about the importance of supervision on playgrounds, 235,000 children are seen in U.S. hospital emergency rooms with injuries associated with playground equipment each year. Most…

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Playground Safety

What To Do About Bullying?: Key Prevention Strategies for Health Departments - Mar 2016

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The session was designed for state MCH programs that selected bullying as a national performance measure, as well as adolescent health and injury prevention professionals.    The virtual workshop included a skills‐building session that provided participants with a hands‐on opportunity to…

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Bullying Prevention

Safe Infant Sleep: Innovative National and State Efforts to Protect Our Youngest - Jan 2016

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Sudden Unexpected Infant Death (SUID) is the leading cause of injury fatality for those under age one. This webinar shares examples of a national framework and a state campaign to prevent sleep-related infant deaths. The webinar will begin with information about the National Action Plan to Increase…

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Safe Sleep

Work-Related Injuries Are Happening to Youth: Can We Make a Difference? - Oct 2015

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Young workers are a significant subset of the U.S. workforce, and they are at increased risk of being injured while on the job.  In fact, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention states that, “In 2013, there were approximately 18.1 million workers less than 24 years of age, and these workers…

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Young Worker Safety

Pool Safely: When It Comes to Pool and Spa Safety, More Is Better - Aug 2015

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The best way to promote safety in swimming pools and spas is by adopting and practicing layers of protection. Because you never know which one of these steps will make a difference-until it does. This webinar, led by Ellyn Pollack, leader of the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission's Pool Safely…

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Drowning Prevention

The Role of Healthcare Professionals in Bullying Prevention - Jul 2015

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The Children's Safety Network hosted a series of webinars on the issue of bullying awareness, response, and prevention based on the "Building Capacity to Reduce Bullying and Its Impact on Youth across the Lifecourse" workshop convened by the Institute of Medicine (IOM) and National Research Council…

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Bullying Prevention

Implementing Project Lazarus in North Carolina Pt. 2: The Medical/Law Enforcement-Based (“Top-Down”) Components of Project Lazarus - Jun 2015

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Lessons Learned from a “Bottom-Up” and “Top-Down” Drug Overdose Prevention Program - The Project Lazarus Model THE PROGRAM: The Children’s Safety Network, the South by Southwest Injury Network, and the Injury Prevention Research Center at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill recently hosted…

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Prescription Drug Misuse Abuse, Suicide Prevention