Violence

[Infographic] Magnitude of Firearm-Related Fatalities in Children & Youth

Publication date: 
2013
Author(s): 
Children's Safety Network
Project Name: 
Children's Safety Network: National Injury and Violence Prevention Resource Center
Funder: 
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau

In 2010, 6,581 children and youth ages 0-24 died from firearm-related injuries in the US.

Leveraging Hospitals to Stop the Cycle of Violence

Date: 
December 11, 2013

Please join the Children’s Safety Network for a webinar focused on hospital-based violence intervention programs.

[Infographic] Firearm-Related Fatalities in US Children & Youth: Homicide, Suicide, and Unintentional

Publication date: 
2013
Author(s): 
Children's Safety Network
Project Name: 
Children's Safety Network: National Injury and Violence Prevention Resource Center
Funder: 
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau

Children's Safety Network (CSN) has released the first infographic in a series of three about firearms and firearm-related injuries.

PromotePrevent

PromotePrevent works closely with hundreds of diverse communities across the country on improving student outcomes through school-community partnerships.

Project: 
PromotePrevent

The Cost of Firearm Violence

Publication date: 
2013
Author(s): 
Children's Safety Network & PIRE
Project Name: 
Children's Safety Network: National Injury and Violence Prevention Resource Center
Funder: 
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau

Firearm injuries cost $174 billion in the United States in 2010 and the government's firearm injury bill alone exceeded $12 billion.

For more information or to obtain: 

Obtain a copy of The Cost of Firearm Violence on the Children's Safety Network website.

Teen Dating Violence Prevention: Resource Guide

Publication date: 
2012
Author(s): 
Children's Safety Network
Project Name: 
Children's Safety Network: National Injury and Violence Prevention Resource Center
Funder: 
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau

In recognition of Congress' designation of February as Teen Dating Violence Prevention and Awareness Month, CSN is pleased to provide this special newsletter on the critical issue of teen dating viole

For more information or to obtain: 

Teen Dating Violence Prevention: Resource Guide [PDF]

Teen Dating Violence as a Public Health Issue

Publication date: 
2012
Author(s): 
Children's Safety Network
Project Name: 
Children's Safety Network: National Injury and Violence Prevention Resource Center
Funder: 
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau

This fact sheet provides information and data on teen dating violence, describes evidence-informed interventions to reduce teen dating violence behavior, offers examples of state efforts to prevent da

For more information or to obtain: 

Teen Dating Violence as a Public Health Issue [PDF]

Formulating Tribal Laws to Protect our Children

Date: 
May 23, 2013
Time: 
1:00pm

Indigenous Traditional cultural values historically provided a foundation for treating children as sacred and have terms for children that emphasized this sacredness.

The UNITY RoadMap: A Framework for Preventing Youth Violence

Date: 
September 16, 2013

Violence is preventable, and more U.S. cities are exploring public health approaches to create safe, thriving communities.

"Understanding Evidence" for Child Maltreatment Prevention: A Demonstration of CDC's Interactive Tool to Support Evidence-Based Decision Making

Date: 
July 8, 2013

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 viol

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