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Northwest Center for Public Health Practice

Public Health Training, Research, and Evaluation for the Northwest

Safe at Every Stage: Injury and Violence Prevention and the Developing Brain

Description

This course is designed to help you understand and plan developmentally appropriate injury and violence prevention efforts that take into account the latest research on brain development. Using examples, interactive exercises, and real data sources, the course walks you through the process of analyzing injury and violence data through a developmental lens to tailor and implement your efforts. It also guides you through connecting with partners and communities to plan and work together on applying this knowledge to injury and violence prevention efforts.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Explain the importance of linking research on brain and social development with injury and violence prevention
  • Identify the steps necessary to analyze injury and violence prevention data through a developmental lens
  • Use data analysis and research to improve child and youth injury and violence prevention efforts
  • Plan, implement, and evaluate developmentally tailored interventions
  • Advocate for developmentally tailored interventions in public health

Intended Audience

Health care professionals, public health professionals, public health students

Instructor

Karyn Brownson, Community Safety Manager, Violence and Injury Prevention, Public Health - Seattle & King County

Duration

This course will take one hour and 45 minutes to complete.

Format

This course consists of text, quizzes, and activities.

Accessibility

This training is being delivered in a 508-compliant interface. During development of this training, we attempted to make the content accessible to individuals using screen readers. If you encounter trouble accessing the instructional materials by screen reader, or need any other accommodations in order to access the instructional materials, please contact , and we will do our best to make sure the content is accessible to you.

Date: 
January 25, 2018
Topics: 
Maternal and Child Health
Violence and Injury Prevention
Format: 
Online Course
Duration: 
1.75 hours
Cost: 
Free
Competency Domains: 
Analytical/Assessment Skills
Communication Skills
Community Dimensions of Practice Skills
Cultural Competency Skills
Policy Development/Program Planning Skills