In this one-hour webinar, which is part of the Hot Topics series, national and state public health leaders discuss putting the public health approach to firearm safety into action.
- Describe characteristics of the public health approach to firearm safety.
- Identify recommendations from the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials' position statement on preventing firearm death and injury that could be addressed in the work of your organization.
- Describe how Washington State is using data to address firearm death and injury.
Local, state, and tribal public health practitioners; Injury prevention specialists
Sharon Moffatt, RN, BSN, MS, Interim Executive Director, Association of State and Territorial Health Officials
John Wiesman, DrPH, MPH, Secretary of Health, Washington State
These questions are designed to further your thinking on the topic covered in this webinar. You may print and discuss them with colleagues and other members of your organization before or after watching this webinar.
- What role should my organization take in addressing and preventing firearm injury?
- What other organizations and individuals do I need to work with in addressing firearm injury prevention?
- Is my organization collecting and/or analyzing the appropriate firearm injury information and data?