Injury and Violence Prevention
NWPHTC supports the National Network of Public Health Training Centers by coordinating training resources and content expertise in injury and violence prevention.
For more resources about injury and violence prevention, see the links below. Search our website for additional training offerings.
- Injury and Violence Prevention Resource Guide
This guide contains evidence-based injury and violence prevention resources, trainings, and educational tools.
- IVP Resource Guide: Innovative Program Spotlight
Innovative approaches are highlighted and categorized by excellence in up to four areas: policy, practice, partnership, and community involvement.
- Safe States Alliance Training Center
The Safe States Training Center has information about core competencies in injury and violence prevention and a growing inventory of related training resources.
- Adverse Childhood Experiences and Evidence-Based Home Visiting: This one-hour webinar reviews the evidence about home visiting and discusses how understanding childhood trauma impacts home visiting practice.
- Adverse Childhood Experiences and Public Health Practice: This one-hour webinar describes the efforts to address adverse childhood experiences in Washington State.
- All Hands on Deck: How Non-Traditional Partners Evaluated Boating Laws: This one-hour webinar explains how the Washington State Department of Health worked with law enforcement partners to strengthen and evaluate boating under the influence laws.
- Evaluating Injury and Violence Prevention Strategies: This one-hour webinar reviews the importance of evaluation across the policy process, using examples from prescription drug overdose, suicide prevention, and traumatic brain injury initiatives.
- Everyone Swims: Promoting Swimming and Water Recreation in Diverse Communities: This one-hour webinar describes a project to increase access to swimming among culturally diverse and low-income communities and provides an innovative approach to obesity and drowning prevention.
- Incorporating Health Impact Assessment into Community Design and Transportation Decisions: This one-hour webinar describes how health impact assessments can improve communication between public health professionals, urban planners, transportation planners, and other decision-makers so that health issues are more likely to be considered in decisions about community design.
- Naloxone Distribution for Opioid Overdose Prevention: In this one-hour webinar, leaders from the front lines of the opioid overdose epidemic offer collaborative solutions and evidence-based interventions for supporting public health and safety.
- Putting the Public Health Approach to Firearm Safety Into Action: In this one-hour webinar, national and state public health leaders discuss ways to protect communities from gun violence using population-level prevention strategies, data, and broad-based coalitions.
- So Much at Stake: Lessons on Stakeholder Engagement from the Washington State Suicide Prevention Plan: This one-hour webinar describes the process of developing the Washington State Suicide Prevention Plan with more than 250 stakeholders.
- Understanding and Preventing Childhood Deaths and Injuries: In this one-hour webinar, representatives from Public Health – Seattle & King County describe their work investigating and preventing childhood deaths through a multi-sector review team.
- Essentials for Healthy Homes Practitioners: This two-day, in-person training helps practitioners from a variety of disciplines understand the connection between health and housing.
- Healthy Homes for Community Health Workers: This one-day, in-person course trains community health workers to provide one-on-one and large group education on healthy homes, provide general advice about specific healthy homes problems, and be able to recommend healthy homes approaches to be taken by families, landlords, and other community members.