In this one-hour webinar, which is part of the Hot Topics series, representatives from Public Health – Seattle & King County describe their work investigating and preventing childhood deaths through a multi-sector review team.
- List two reasons why the child death review process is a core foundational public health activity.
- Describe the burden of violence and injury in Seattle and King County, Washington.
- Identify selected child and firearm injury prevention strategies.
- List three strategies for engaging key stakeholders in preventing child deaths.
Local, state, and tribal public health professionals; elected officials and fiscal decision-makers; entities impacted by child deaths and firearm injuries, including first responders, hospitals, rehabilitation staff, schools, and governments
Tony Gomez, Violence and Injury Prevention Unit Manager, Public Health – Seattle & King County
Whitney Taylor, Firearm Violence Prevention and Child Fatality Review Program Manager, Public Health – Seattle & King County
- How do strong public health risk assessment data, such as firearm ownership and firearm storage practices, contribute to violence and injury prevention strategies?
- Which key players should be part of a child death review team to ensure the group succeeds?
- How do recommendations from child death review teams align with the Spectrum of Prevention and Socio-Ecological Models?