Category: FIPRP

Extreme risk protection orders (ERPOs) are tools for preventing suicide and other forms of violence;  some states allow civilians to file ERPO petitions to remove firearms from someone expressing concerning behavior. New research led by…

The fight to end gun violence has never been more urgent. National Gun Violence Awareness Day (the first Friday in June) and Wear Orange Weekend (the accompanying weekend) will take place June 3-5, 2022. Wear…

A new study examined the racial and ethnic differences in adolescents’ fear of attacks or harm at school after adjusting for differences in violent victimization prevalence. Researchers from Penn State University and the University of…

Originally posted on UW Medicine Newsroom. Dr. Fred Rivara, director of the Firearm Injury & Policy Research Program at Harborview Medical Center, has more than 30 years of experience researching injury prevention. He says making any sense of the…

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) encourages parents, teachers, child care providers, and others who work closely with children to filter information about the event and present it in a way that their child can…

The Population Health Initiative has announced the award of 11 Tier 1 Pilot Grants to teams representing researchers from seven different University of Washington schools and colleges, plus UW Tacoma and multiple community-based partners. The…

Originally written & posted by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Firearms were involved in 79% of all homicides and 53% of all suicides in 2020. Against the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic, there…

A new study by the University of Washington Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center looks at differences between assault-related injuries reported to police and treated by healthcare providers. Using the National Crime Victimization Survey, researchers…

Call for Abstracts/Symposia: 2022 National Research Conference on Firearm Injury Prevention 2022 National Research Conference on Firearm Injury Prevention November 29 – December 01, 2022 Washington D.C. Call for Symposia and Abstracts Due Friday June…

Spring 2022 – Virtual Meeting Date: Wednesday, May 18, 2022 Time: 11:00 am – 12:30 pm PT Location: Zoom  **email us to request a meeting invitation** Washington State Firearm Tragedy Prevention Network (Washington State FTPN) was…