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.

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

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…

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

Youth Suicide Prevention Community of Practice: The Mental Health Consequences of Bullying - Nov 2012

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The link between bullying and suicide has garnered significant media attention recently. This presentation by Dr. Melissa K. Holt will provide participants with an understanding of whether research supports messages conveyed by the media, and offer insight into which youth involved in bullying…

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Suicide Prevention

Integrating Infant/Child Safety into Programs and Services for Expectant Parents - Community of Practice: Session 1 - Oct 2012

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The goals for this first session of the Expectant Parent Community of Practice were to share innovative, evidence-informed strategies for addressing a broad range of childhood injury issues relevant to pregnancy and early infancy, and develop feasible, replicable and scalable state-level models for…

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Home Safety

South to Southwest (S2SW) Webinar A Case Study of the Landmark Public Health and Safety Achievements of the 2009 Arkansas Legislative Session - Sep 2012

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Case Study of the landmark Public Health and Safety Achievements of the 2009 Arkansas Legislative Session: This presentation details a fully researched and documented study of the 2009 Arkansas Legislative session and the pieces of legislation passed to support landmark public health and safety…

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Cross-Cutting Strategies

Youth Suicide Prevention Community of Practice: The Connections between Adolescent Brain Development and Suicide Prevention - Aug 2012

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For the seventh meeting of the Youth Suicide Prevention Community of Practice (CoP), guest speakers presented on the emerging research issue of adolescent brain development and possible implications for suicide prevention. Description: In this webinar, Dr. Lisa Pan presented on the neurobiology of…

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Suicide Prevention

CDC Webinar: Tools and Strategies to Support Health Departments in Child Maltreatment Prevention Efforts - Jul 2012

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This webinar, hosted by EDC and sponsored by the Public Health Leadership for Child Maltreatment Prevention Initiative, is the final webinar in a three part series  highlighting strategies and tools for state public health departments to address child maltreatment prevention. State health…

South to Southwest S2SW Webinar Georgia's Child Passenger Safety Laws - Jul 2012

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The South to Southwest Injury Prevention network continues its series of webinars on injury prevention policy with a look at child passenger safety. Strong and effective child passenger safety laws are a key part of keeping our kids safe on the road. Georgia has a long history of success thanks to…

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Child Passenger Safety