CSN Webinars

resourceThis page displays all Children’s Safety Network’s (CSN) archived webinars. You may view the archived recordings or PowerPoint presentations as PDFs. For information or to register for upcoming events and webinars, see our Events.

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/…

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Health Equity, 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:…

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Cross-Cutting Strategies, Poison Prevention, Violence

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…

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Cross-Cutting Strategies

State Technical Assistance Webinar 7, April 16, 2020: Applying a Health Equity Lens to Child Safety - 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…

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Cross-Cutting Strategies, Health Equity

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…

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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…

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Bullying Prevention, Cross-Cutting Strategies

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 pertinent…

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Cross-Cutting Strategies

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…

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Cross-Cutting Strategies

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…

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Child Care Safety, Choking Strangulation, Cross-Cutting Strategies

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

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…

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…

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…

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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…

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Safe Sleep

State Technical Assistance Webinar 2, April 18, 2019: Effective Communication Strategies, Formal Partnerships, and Leadership Engagement - 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…

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-…

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