Capacity Building

Tribal Youth Open a Door to a Better Life

The Tribal Youth Program Training and Technical Assistance Center strives to develop relationships with American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) tribes.

John, an eighteen-year-old Alaska Native, thought of himself as an outcast.

New site for caregiver support

One of HHD’s programs serving older adults is a seminar series for care-giving support.

The aging of America brings many new opportunities and challenges. By 2050, 20 percent of the U.S. population will be 65 years or older.

Dental Therapists Fill a Void

"Oral health is key to overall health." --Gail C. Christopher

Fifty million people in the US live in areas where there is a lack of dental care.

When Bernadette Charles was a child, the dentist visited her rural Alaskan tribal community just once every two years.

For more information about this program, contact Al Yee at ayee@edc.org.

Issue Brief: Suicide and Bullying

Publication date: 
2011
Project Name: 
National Suicide Prevention Resource Center

This issue brief examines the relationship between suicide and bullying among children and adolescents, with special attention to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) youth.

For more information or to obtain: 

Download a copy of Issue Brief: Suicide and Bullying from the Suicide Prevention Resource Center.

For more information, please contact info@sprc.org.

Creating a Campus-Based Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention Program

Date: 
May 18, 2010
Time: 
1:30 p.m.–3:00 p.m. Eastern Time

Prescription drug abuse among college students is a growing concern for campus alcohol and other drug prevention practitioners.

Status Update: Just Say KNOW

When it comes to preventing underage drinking, social marketing can play an important role.

The Power of KNOW campaign in Revere, Massachusetts, has long engaged parents in the effort to prevent teen drinking.

For more information contact Diane Barry at dbarry@edc.org.

Child maltreatment prevention course

Project Name: 
WHO Collaborating Center to Promote Health Through Schools and Communities
Funder: 
World Health Organization

This short course describes the public health approach to child maltreatment.

For more information: 

This course can be accessed on the WHO website at www.who.int/violence_injury_prevention/capacitybuilding/courses/child_maltreatment/en/index.html.

Intimate partner and sexual violence prevention course

Project Name: 
WHO Collaborating Center to Promote Health Through Schools and Communities
Funder: 
World Health Organization

This course presents an evidence-based public health and life-course approach to preventing intimate partner and sexual violence against women.

Trauma care system planning and management

Project Name: 
WHO Collaborating Center to Promote Health Through Schools and Communities
Funder: 
World Health Organization

This course provides an overview of injury as a public health problem, the different elements of a trauma care system, as well as strategies for improving trauma care services and systems.

For more information: 

This course can be accessed on the WHO website at www.who.int/violence_injury_prevention/capacitybuilding/courses/trauma_care/en/index.html.

Trauma care quality improvement

Project Name: 
WHO Collaborating Center to Promote Health Through Schools and Communities
Funder: 
World Health Organization

This course seeks to promote better understanding of quality improvement in trauma care and to provide training on straightforward and practical techniques, such as preventable death reviews.

For more information: 

This course can be accessed on the WHO website at www.who.int/violence_injury_prevention/capacitybuilding/courses/trauma_quality/en/index.html.

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