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.

The National Action Plan for Child Injury Prevention - Webinar 1: Data and Surveillance - Sep 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

Heatstroke Prevention: Spread the Word, Save a Life - Aug 2013

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Heatstroke can happen anytime. Anywhere. We don’t want to see this happen to any family. Working together to spread the word can increase the chances of saving a life. The webinar will educate, inform and provide valuable resources that are available today and an overview on how to get started in…

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Child Passenger Safety, Heatstroke in Cars

South to Southwest S2SW Webinar Innovations in Injury and Violence Prevention: Integrating Falls Prevention into Healthcare Systems - Aug 2013

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Addressing fall injuries in older adults is an important issue for public health, but with a lack of funding and staff dedicated to addressing the problem, many states find it difficult to make a significant impact. Join the South to Southwest Network on August 28 at 2:00 eastern time for a…

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Falls

Understanding Evidence for Child Maltreatment Prevention: A Demonstration of CDCs Interactive Tool to Support Evidence-Based Decision Making - Jul 2013

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Understanding Evidence is a new, interactive web resource developed by CDC's Division of Violence Prevention that supports public health practitioners in making evidence-informed decisions around violence prevention. The goal of evidence-based decision making is to bring a high standard of research…

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Child Maltreatment

Preventing and Treating Traumatic Brain Injury in Young Children - Jun 2013

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Featured Speakers Included:  Sally Fogerty, Director of the Children’s Safety Network National Injury and Violence Prevention Resource Center George Bahouth, D.Sc. Senior Research Scientist at the Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation (PIRE) and Director of the Children’s Safety Network…

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Traumatic Brain Injuries

South to Southwest (S2SW) Webinar Innovations in Child Maltreatment Surveillance: Using Data to Move towards Prevention - May 2013

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Innovations in Child Maltreatment Surveillance: Using Data to Move towards Prevention Child maltreatment, often referred to as abuse and neglect, is a significant public health problem, but understanding its full magnitude poses unique challenges. Available data on the incidence of child…

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Child Maltreatment

Law and Policy Issues in Reducing Firearm Violence Among Children and Teens: The Role of Public Health - May 2013

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In light of the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary in Connecticut, and current federal and state debates about firearm legislation, this webinar takes a look at laws and policies that are known to reduce levels of firearm-related injuries, whether those injuries were intentional or not. Jon S.…

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Firearms Safety

Insights from a National Epidemic: The Medicine Abuse Project - May 2013

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This session will clearly illustrate the nature, extent and underlying attitudes/beliefs related to intentional medicine misuse and abuse behavior within the general population. It will identify proactive steps, resources and tools to effectively address the issue. Participants will understand the…

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Prescription Drug Misuse Abuse

South to Southwest S2SW Webinar Partner Highlight - Arkansas Department of Public Health - Apr 2013

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This webinar in the series of South to Southwest Region Injury Control Network presentations was a partner highlight call focused on the injury prevention work of the Arkansas Department of Health. An overview of their mission and concrete examples from the field were presented by the Arkansas IVP…

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Cross-Cutting Strategies

Prescription Drug Abuse and Co-Occurring Psychological Disorders in Young Adults - Apr 2013

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Description: Over the past 15 years the use and abuse of prescription drugs in adults has increased several fold: estimates of this rise based on treatment admissions were as high as 400% from 1998-2008. Since most substance addictions start between ages 18 and 25, young adults are at exceptional…

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Prescription Drug Misuse Abuse

South to Southwest S2SW Webinar Innovations in Policy and Practice for Injury and Violence Prevention: Ignition Interlock Policy - Mar 2013

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Join the South to Southwest Network for the next webinar in their series on Innovations in Policy and Practice for Injury and Violence Prevention. Ignition interlock policies as a deterrent to DWI are a popular policy option in many states. However, the various aspects of these policies can make a…

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Cross-Cutting Strategies, Motor Vehicle

South to Southwest S2SW Webinar Policy Research and Evaluation - Feb 2013

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This webinar in the series of South to Southwest Region Injury Control Network presentations focused on injury prevention policy and explored different approaches to studying and evaluating injury prevention policy. Basic principles and concrete examples were presented by Carol W. Runyan, M.P.H, Ph…

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Cross-Cutting Strategies

Youth Suicide Prevention Community of Practice: Final Session - Spotlight on North Dakota - Jan 2013

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In this final webinar of the Children’s Safety Network’s (CSN) youth suicide prevention Community of Practice, Micki Savelkoul, Suicide Prevention Program Director in North Dakota, will talk about the changing suicide prevention landscape in that state, including moving from federally-funded to…

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Self-Harm, Suicide Prevention

Integrating Infant Safe Sleep into Expectant and New Parent Programs - Jan 2013

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The fourth webinar of CSN’s Community of Practice on integrating infant/child injury prevention into programs and services for expectant parents was held on Wednesday, January 30th). The webinar focused on best practices in educating expectant parents on safe sleep and Sudden Unexpected Infant…

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Safe Sleep

Implementation of State Youth Concussion Laws: Perspectives from the Frontlines - Jan 2013

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The second session of the webinar series “Advancing Injury Prevention through Policy” focused on state youth concussion laws. "Implementation of State Youth Concussion Laws: Perspectives from the Frontlines” first provided an update on which states have passed youth concussion laws, as well as…

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Sports Safety, Traumatic Brain Injuries

Youth Suicide Prevention Community of Practice: Final Session - Spotlight on North Dakota - Jan 2013

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In this final webinar of the Children’s Safety Network’s (CSN) youth suicide prevention Community of Practice, Micki Savelkoul, Suicide Prevention Program Director in North Dakota, will talk about the changing suicide prevention landscape in that state, including moving from federally-funded to…

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Suicide Prevention

Preventing Misuse and Abuse of Prescription Stimulants among Students - Dec 2012

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This presentation showcased two University-based efforts designed to prevent the misuse and abuse of prescription stimulants (e.g., Adderall and Ritalin) - The Ohio State social norms campaign and the University of Texas at Austin's evidence-based, health communications campaign. It reviewed…

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Prescription Drug Misuse Abuse

Understanding and Utilizing Fatal and Non-fatal Injury Data for Infants and Children Ages 0-4 - Dec 2012

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The third webinar of the Children’s Safety Network’s Community of Practice on integrating infant and child injury prevention into programs and services for expectant parents takes an in-depth look at both fatal and non-fatal injury data for infants and children ages 0 through 4. George Bahouth,…

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Cross-Cutting Strategies

Reducing Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome: Tennessees Experience - Nov 2012

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Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS): The number of U.S. babies born addicted to the class of drugs that includes prescription painkillers has nearly tripled in the past decade. These babies experience longer, often medically complex and costly initial hospitalizations. In 2009, the estimated cost…

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Prescription Drug Misuse Abuse

Bullying Prevention Legislation: Focus on LGBT Youth - Nov 2012

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This webinar is the first in the new webinar series titled “Advancing Injury Prevention through Policy” launched by the Children’s Safety Network (CSN) and the Network for Public Health Law (NPHL). A total of four webinars will be held from November 2012 through May 2013. Each session will feature…

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Bullying Prevention