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.

Pool Safely Information and Resources - Jun 2014

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Pool Safely Information and Resources: Reducing Child Drownings, Near-Drownings, Submersions, and Entrapment Incidents in Swimming Pools and Spas Pool Safely is a national public education campaign supporting the requirements of Section 1407 of the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act, and…

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Drowning Prevention

South to Southwest Webinar S2SW Partner Highlight Call: New Mexico - May 2014

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Partner Highlight Call featuring the New Mexico Office of Injury Prevention, presented by Robin Swift Robin Swift, MPH is Section Head for the Office of Injury Prevention in the New Mexico Department of Health. She is responsible for administrative oversight of injury prevention initiatives in…

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Cross-Cutting Strategies

South to Southwest S2SW Webinar Planning for Prevention: Practical Tools to Organize Suicide Prevention Efforts in Your Community - Apr 2014

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On Wednesday, April 23 from 2:00-3:00 Eastern Time, please join the South to Southwest Injury Prevention Network for the final presentation in their series on suicide prevention.  Presenters Melissa Heinen, Robert J. Letourneau, and Adam Chu will share examples of processes used and offer resources…

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Suicide Prevention

Youth Violence Prevention: A Public Health Approach - Apr 2014

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Violence is a major issue facing youth, and it comes in many different forms. For Youth Violence Prevention week, the Children’s Safety Network is hosting a webinar featuring, Howard Spivak, Director, Division of Violence Prevention at the CDC. Dr. Spivak will be joined by Sarah Bacon, Lead…

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Violence

National Action Plan for Child Injury Prevention - Webinar 5: Training - Apr 2014

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In 2012, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (NCIPC) released the National Action Plan for Child Injury Prevention (NAP). Based on the public health model, the NAP framework provides a vision which guides actions and explores the role of federal…

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Cross-Cutting Strategies

The Role of Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs in Protecting Children and Youth - Mar 2014

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About the Webinar: Prescription Monitoring Programs (PMPs) have been described by the Office on National Drug Control Policy, and other federal agencies as "among the most promising resources in reducing the diversion and illicit use of prescription medications." In March, 2012, John Eadie, of the…

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Poison Prevention, Prescription Drug Misuse Abuse

South to Southwest Webinar S2SW Partner Highlight Call: Tennessee Department of Health - Feb 2014

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This was a Partner Highlight call featuring the Tennessee Department of Health Injury Prevention and Detection Section, presented by Rachel Heitmann. Rachel Heitmann has worked at the Tennessee Department of Health for nine years; first as a health educator and then a director. Currently, she is…

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Cross-Cutting Strategies

Preventing Prescription Drug Abuse among Adolescents: The Role of Poison Control Centers - Feb 2014

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About the Webinar: Unintentional poisoning is the third leading cause of unintentional injury death among 15-24 year olds according to the CDC. Many of these unintentional poisonings are connected to prescription drugs. Among teens 15-19 years old, the death rate has almost doubled from 2000-2009.…

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Prescription Drug Misuse Abuse

National Action Plan for Child Injury Prevention - Webinar 4: Education - Jan 2014

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About this Webinar: In 2012, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (NCIPC) released the National Action Plan for Child Injury Prevention (NAP). Based on the public health model, the NAP framework provides a vision which guides actions and explores…

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Cross-Cutting Strategies

South to Southwest S2SW Webinar Using Online Communications Approaches for Suicide Prevention - Jan 2014

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The archive of the South to Southwest Injury Prevention Network webinar Using Online Communications Approaches for Suicide Prevention: An Overview of Communication Planning for Prevention and an Applied Example from Colorado's Mantherapy.org is now available.  Thank you to our speakers, Mike Newton…

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Suicide Prevention

South to Southwest (S2SW) Webinar Injury Prvtn Region Community of Practice: Florida Drowning Prevention - Jan 2014

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This webinar, presented in January of 2012, provides an overview of Florida's drowning and drowning prevention data from 2006 until present.

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Drowning Prevention

Leveraging Hospitals to Stop the Cycle of Violence - Dec 2013

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Please join the Children’s Safety Network for a webinar focused on hospital-based violence intervention programs. The National Network of Hospital-based Violence Intervention Programs (NNHVIP) is a network of 22 programs that strategically leverage hospital visits from violence-related injuries as…

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Violence

Delivering the Scientific Facts about Drug Abuse to Teens - Dec 2013

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2014 marks the 4th annual National Drug Facts Week (NDFW), a health observance created by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) to deliver the scientific facts to youth about the effects and consequences of drug abuse on the brain, body and behavior. More than 500 educational events and…

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Substance Abuse, Prescription Drug Misuse Abuse

National Action Plan for Child Injury Prevention - Webinar 3: Policy - Nov 2013

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In 2012, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (NCIPC) released the National Action Plan for Child Injury Prevention (NAP). Based on the public health model, the NAP framework provides a vision which guides actions and explores the role of federal…

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Cross-Cutting Strategies

South to Southwest S2SW Webinar Suicide Prevention Basics and How to Get Started - Oct 2013

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This South to Southwest (S2SW) Injury Prevention Network webinar held on October 23 was the next webinar in our series on Innovations in Policy and Practice for Preventing Injuries and Violence. This webinar provided the basics about suicide prevention. The first speaker, Smita Varia, of the…

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Suicide Prevention

Overview of the Opioid Addiction Epidemic - Oct 2013

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"Overview of the Opioid Analgesic Epidemic" presented by Dr. Andrew Kolodny, Chief Medical Officer of Phoenix House, a nonprofit addiction treatment organization and he is President of Physicians for Responsible Opioid Prescribing (PROP). Dr Kolodny was previously the Chair of Psychiatry at…

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Prescription Drug Misuse Abuse

National Action Plan for Child Injury Prevention - Webinar 2: Communication - Oct 2013

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About the webinar: In 2012, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (NCIPC) released the National Action Plan for Child Injury Prevention (NAP). Based on the public health model, the NAP framework provides a vision which guides actions and explores…

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Cross-Cutting Strategies

Motor Vehicle Safety during Pregnancy - Oct 2013

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We discussed the implications of research on this issue, programs and legislation that address the prevention of motor vehicle injuries, and the continuing need for surveillance. Learning Objectives: Learn about the epidemiology of motor vehicle crashes during pregnancy Develop an understanding of…

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Motor Vehicle

The UNITY RoadMap: A Framework for Preventing Youth Violence - Sep 2013

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Violence is preventable, and more U.S. cities are exploring public health approaches to create safe, thriving communities. Prevention Institute developed the UNITY RoadMap for cities to more effectively and sustainably prevent violence before it occurs. Grounded in partnerships and prevention…

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Violence

Little Magnets = Big Problem: Pediatric Magnet Ingestion - Sep 2013

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Powerful, rare earth (neodymium) magnets can cause serious injury and death when ingested. The CPSC (Consumer Product Safety Commission) has reported an estimated 1,700 ingestions of magnets that were treated in emergency departments between Jan. 1, 2009 and Dec. 31, 2011. These injuries are…

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Child Care Safety, Choking Strangulation