Category: Violence Prevention

Youth suicide is increasing at a significant rate and is the second leading cause of death for adolescents. A new state-level analysis of mental health treatment capacity and suicides found that a larger state-wide mental…

Pediatrician Dr. Frederick P. Rivara, a worldwide leader in injury prevention, was named the 2021 recipient of the Joseph W. St. Geme Jr. Leadership Award by the Federation of Pediatric Organizations. In this video, Dr….

More than 70% of children who lost parents and caregivers are 13 or younger; Communities of Color have been affected the most; Coalition calls for urgent public and private action to help COVID-bereaved children December…

Here are some suggestions to keep you and your family safe and healthy this holiday season. The holidays can be stressful. Check-in regularly with your kids. Ask open-ended questions, listen to their feelings, and seek…

Dr. Frederick Rivara, Vice Chair and Professor, Department of Pediatrics at the University of Washington, Director, Firearm Injury & Policy Research Program will speak on Structural Racism and Injuries to Children and Adolescents in the…

Firearm owning households are more likely to have healthcare insurance and access to a provider, according to a new study published in December’s issues of Preventive Medicine. The study found access to healthcare and safe…

Nationwide, nineteen states and the District of Columbia have Extreme Risk Protection Order (ERPO) laws, which provide legal mechanisms to temporarily restrict a person showing dangerous behavior toward self or others from accessing firearms. A recent national study…

Nationwide Children’s Trainees for Child Injury Prevention (T4CIP) is holding a Day of Action Wed., Oct. 27, 2021 promoting safer storage of firearms, featuring the Three Interventions Toolkit developed by HIPRC’s Firearm Injury Prevention &…

“The Intersection of Intimate Partner Violence and Child Maltreatment” When: October 27, 2021 Time: 5:00 am – 8:00 am (PST) Who: Vivian Lyons, PhD Please join us for a virtual convening on the Intersection Between…

Tuesday, October 26, 2021, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm PDT Topics:  Violence and Injury Prevention Format:  Webinar Duration:  1 hour Cost:  Free Series:  Hot Topics in Practice Competency Domains:  Community Dimensions of Practice Skills Learning Objectives Describe…