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ESM 7.1.1 Percent of sites operating mobile fitting and car seat inspection stations to ensure car seats are properly installed. (Indiana)

Measure Status: Active

Evidence Level: Moderate. Aligns with MCHbest strategy "Person-to-Person Interventions Outside the Clinical Setting". Find other NPM 7 caregiver-level strategies in MCHbest.

Measurement Quadrant: Quadrant 3: Measuring quantity of effect (# of "is anyone better off")

Service Type: Enabling services level of pyramid

Essential Public Health Services: 5. Create/champion/implement policy

Service Recipient: Activities related to systems-building

Goal: Increase the percentage of sites trained and operating mobile fitting and car seat inspection stations to ensure car seats are properly installed.

Numerator: # of new sites operating mobile fitting and car seat inspection stations in current year

Denominator: N/A; count

Significance: Based on strong evidence of effectiveness, the Community Preventive Services Task Force recommends car seat laws and car seat distribution plus education programs to increase restraint use and decrease injuries and deaths to child. Injury is the leading cause of child mortality. For those who suffer non-fatal severe injuries, many will become children with special health care needs. Effective interventions to reduce injury exist but are not fully implemented in systems of care that serve children and their families. Reducing the burden of nonfatal injury can greatly improve the life course trajectory of infants, children, and adolescents resulting in improved quality of life and cost savings.

Data Sources and Data Issues: Reports from Indiana Criminal Justice Institute and Automotive Safety Program in Indiana.

Year: 2021

Unit Type: Count, Unit Number: 100

ESM 7.1.1 Number of community members receiving training or technical assistance about preventable child injuries or death and promoting injury prevention activities including child maltreatment, child passenger, gun, water, fire, pedestrian, ATV, or more. (Kentucky)

Measure Status: Active

Evidence Level: No similar strategy found in the established evidence for this NPM. See similar ESMs for this NPM or search for other strategies or promising practices.

Measurement Quadrant: Quadrant 1: Measuring quantity of effort (counts and "yes/no" activities)

Service Type: Systems level of pyramid

Essential Public Health Services: 4. Support and mobilize partners

Service Recipient: Activities directed to families/children/youth

Goal: Decrease by 5% the rate of emergency room visits among children ages 0-19 years by September 30, 2025.

Numerator: Count

Denominator: 50000

Significance:

Data Sources and Data Issues:

Year: 2021

Unit Type: KY MCH Packages REDCap data system, KY CFR and Injury Prevention Program, TRAIN, Unit Number: Providing education and outreach on all causes for preventable child injury will raise awareness of prevention activities to reduce the overall rate of preventable child injuries resulting in hospitalization or emergency room visits.

ESM 7.1.2 Number of individuals trained on injury prevention through the Medical Child Abuse Resources and Education System (MEDCARES) grant (Texas)

Measure Status: Active

Evidence Level: No similar strategy found in the established evidence for this NPM. See similar ESMs for this NPM or search for other strategies or promising practices.

Measurement Quadrant: Quadrant 1: Measuring quantity of effort (counts and "yes/no" activities)

Service Type:

Essential Public Health Services: 8. Build and support a workforce

Service Recipient: Activities directed to professionals

Goal: Provide trainings to individuals on injury prevention best practices and intervention methods to best inform future injury prevention strategies.

Numerator: Number of individuals trained in injury prevention best practices and intervention methods in the MEDCARES grant.

Denominator: Count

Significance:

Data Sources and Data Issues: Unintentional injury is the leading cause of death and disability among children, both in Texas and the United States as a whole. Many aspects of the environment in which children live (physical, social, cultural, economic, etc.) have impacts on injury risk. Both fatal and nonfatal childhood injuries are very costly; in addition to the burden of death and disability, childhood injuries can result in substantial economic costs, including medical costs for the child and lost work days for caregivers. In order to impact the number of injury-related hospital admissions per population ages birth to 9 years, those who work with children at risk need to increase their knowledge of the potential risks impacting this population. MEDCARES providers will lead trainings to educate them on injury prevention best practices and intervention methods to best inform future injury prevention strategies and interventions.

Year: 2021

Unit Type: 20000, Unit Number: Data Source: Medical Child Abuse Resources and Education System (MEDCARES) MEDCARES is a grant program that improves services related to the prevention, assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of child abuse and neglect in hospital or academic health care settings through funding, collaboration, and outcome reporting, in addition to providing direct services. Data Issues: MEDCARES is a legislatively mandated program and activities are contingent on legislation and being appropriated funds. This number is also could be duplicated due to the same individual attending multiple trainings. Covid-19 may impact the number of trainings conducted over the next two years.

ESM 7.1.2 Number of car seats and home safety kits distributed with caregiver education. (Arizona)

Measure Status: Active

Evidence Level: Moderate. Aligns with MCHbest strategy "Oversight and Regulation of Innovative Programs". Find other NPM 7 State/National level strategies in MCHbest.

Measurement Quadrant: Quadrant 1: Measuring quantity of effort (counts and "yes/no" activities)

Service Type: Enabling services level of pyramid

Essential Public Health Services: 3. Inform and educate the public

Service Recipient: Activities directed to families/children/youth

Goal: By 2025, a total of 8,000 car seats and home safety kits will be provided to caregivers with training.

Numerator: The agregate number of care seats and home safety kits distributed to caregivers

Denominator:

Significance: Incentive and education programs reward parents or children with coupons or other prizes for correctly using car seats. Programs offer print materials, videos, or other instructional aids for parents and caregivers. The strategy is effective for increasing car seat and booster seat use. They are recommended by The Guide to Community Preventive Services and/or have been demonstrated to be effective in reviews by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

Data Sources and Data Issues: Safe Kids Coalition

Year: 2021

Unit Type: Count, Unit Number: 10000

ESM 7.1.3 Percent of local county health departments that have at least one staff trained in safe car seat installation and use. (Arizona)

Measure Status: Active

Evidence Level: Moderate. Aligns with MCHbest strategy "Partnerships to Scale Evidence-based Programs and Practices". Find other NPM 7 State/National level strategies in MCHbest.

Measurement Quadrant: Quadrant 2: Measuring quality of effort (% of reach; satisfaction)

Service Type: Systems level of pyramid

Essential Public Health Services: 8. Build and support a workforce

Service Recipient: Activities related to systems-building

Goal: By 2025, 100% of local county health departments will have at least one staff member trained in safe car seat installation and use.

Numerator: Number of local county health departments that have at least one staff member trained

Denominator: Total number of local county health departments

Significance: Car seat distribution programs provide parents with car seats (i.e., infant, convertible, and booster seats) free of charge, via loan, or low cost rental These programs often include efforts to teach parents how to correctly install and use car seats. Programs are generally targeted to low income parents of infants and young children and can be implemented through hospitals, clinics, insurance companies, community organizations, and home visitation. There is strong evidence that car seat distribution and education programs increase car seat use and correct use of car seats. Car seat distribution programs are effective for rural, urban, and suburban populations and for low and high-income populations. Such programs also appear to increase car seat use in tribal communities.

Data Sources and Data Issues: Healthy Arizona Families Integrated IGA

Year: 2021

Unit Type: Percentage, Unit Number: 100

ESM 7.1.5 Number of ConcussionWise trainings to athletic personnel (Pennsylvania)

Measure Status: Active

Evidence Level: No similar strategy found in the established evidence for this NPM. See similar ESMs for this NPM or search for other strategies or promising practices.

Measurement Quadrant: Quadrant 1: Measuring quantity of effort (counts and "yes/no" activities)

Service Type: Systems level of pyramid

Essential Public Health Services: 8. Build and support a workforce

Service Recipient: Activities directed to professionals

Goal: Annually increase the number of ConcussionWise trainings provided by the Safety in Youth Sports program to athletic personnel

Numerator: The number of ConcussionWise trainings provided to athletic personnel

Denominator: Count

Significance:

Data Sources and Data Issues: Evidence shows that repeated head injuries or experiencing multiple head injuries during a short period of time can lead to much more serious injury. It is essential that youth athletes are immediately removed from play in the event of a suspected concussion, that an appropriate medical professional evaluate the potential injury, and that evidence-based return to play protocol is followed to ensure the health and safety of youth athletes. To accomplish this, athletic personnel must receive effective, evidence-based training as they are responsible for decisions involving removal from play and following return to play protocol. Athletic personnel who take the ConcussionWise training will be equipped with the knowledge and skills to identify a potential head injury, appropriately remove athletes from play, and follow effective return to play protocol.

Year: 2021

Unit Type: 100, Unit Number: Data will be collected through quarterly reports from the vendor/grantee.

ESM 7.2.1 # of students trained in teen Mental Health First Aid (South Dakota)

Measure Status: Active

Evidence Level: Moderate. Aligns with MCHbest strategy "Oversight and Regulation of Innovative Programs". Find other NPM 7 state-level strategies in MCHbest.

Measurement Quadrant: Quadrant 1: Measuring quantity of effort (counts and "yes/no" activities)

Service Type: Enabling services level of pyramid

Essential Public Health Services: 7. Assure effective and equitable health systems

Service Recipient: Activities directed to families/children/youth

Goal: Address suicide prevention and mental health in adolescents by promoting evidence-based programs and practices that increase protection from suicide risk

Numerator: # of students trained in teen Mental Health First Aid

Denominator: Count

Significance:

Data Sources and Data Issues: New evidence-based curriculum for youth that teaches high school students how to identify, understand and respond to signs and symptoms of mental health or substance abuse.

Year: 2021

Unit Type: 300, Unit Number: # of class participants reported by training facilitator to have completed the teen mental health first aid curriculum

ESM 7.2.1 Number of students (12-18 years) trained in Positive Youth Development (PYD), youth suicide prevention, and peer helping skills by the end of 2021. (New Mexico)

Measure Status: Active

Evidence Level: Moderate. Aligns with MCHbest strategy "School-based Interventions". Find other NPM 7 school/student-level strategies in MCHbest.

Measurement Quadrant: Quadrant 2: Measuring quality of effort (% of reach; satisfaction)

Service Type: Systems level of pyramid

Essential Public Health Services: 3. Inform and educate the public

Service Recipient: Activities directed to families/children/youth

Goal: Increase number of students 12-18 years trained in the PYP and peer help programs

Numerator: Number of students trained in peer programs

Denominator: Number of students in schools where peer programs are offered

Significance: Increasing peer and positive youth development programs can impact the coping abilities of students and help avert or redirect suicidal ideation or attempts among adolescents.

Data Sources and Data Issues: Office of School and Adolescent Health evaluation data

Year: 2021

Unit Type: Count, Unit Number: 500

ESM 7.2.1 Number of professionals trained in Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) (Louisiana)

Measure Status: Active

Evidence Level: No similar strategy found in the established evidence for this NPM. See similar ESMs for this NPM or search for other strategies or promising practices.

Measurement Quadrant: Quadrant 1: Measuring quantity of effort (counts and "yes/no" activities)

Service Type: Systems level of pyramid

Essential Public Health Services: 8. Build and support a workforce

Service Recipient: Activities directed to professionals

Goal: Increase the number of professionals that are trained in ACEs and resilience.

Numerator: Number of professionals trained in ACEs and resilience

Denominator: Count

Significance:

Data Sources and Data Issues: Abuse, neglect, and other ACEs are not only a cause of child injury in themselves, but are also linked to heightened risk for many other problems, including adolescent suicide . Through training in ACEs, adults who work with children and adolescents are more able to identify and address ACEs, both to prevent harm and to buffer lasting effects. This work provides a foundation for the creation of safe, stable, nurturing relationships and environments for all youth.

Year: 2021

Unit Type: 10000, Unit Number: ACE Educator Program presentation records

ESM 7.2.1 Number of gatekeepers trained in the prevention of suicide among youth (Virginia)

Measure Status: Active

Evidence Level: Moderate. Aligns with Implementation of Established, Evidence-based or Informed Suicide Prevention. Find other NPM 7 school-based strategies in MCHbest.

Measurement Quadrant: Quadrant 1: Measuring quantity of effort (counts and "yes/no" activities)

Service Type: Enabling services level of pyramid

Essential Public Health Services: 8. Build and support a workforce

Service Recipient: Activities directed to professionals

Goal: Reduce non-fatal injury related hospitalizations for children ages 0 through 9 and adolescents ages 10 through 19.

Numerator: Number of gatekeepers trained in the prevention of suicide among youth

Denominator: Count

Significance:

Data Sources and Data Issues: Unintentional injury is the leading cause of child and adolescent mortality, from age 1 through 19. Homicide and suicide, violent or intentional injury, are the second and third leading causes of death for adolescents ages 15 through 19. Gatekeeper training is designed to help professionals interacting with youth and adolescents identify and refer students at risk for suicide.

Year: 2021

Unit Type: 100000, Unit Number: Virginia Department of Health, Office of Family Health Services, Division of Prevention and Health Promotion (DPHP); DPHP will track the number of participants from quarterly reports of program stakeholders

ESM 7.2.2 Cumulative number of individuals who receive gatekeeper training (e.g., QPR, Mental Health First Aid) in suicide prevention (Wisconsin)

Measure Status: Active

Evidence Level: Moderate. Aligns with Implementation of Established, Evidence-based or Informed Suicide Prevention. Find other NPM 7 school-based strategies in MCHbest.

Measurement Quadrant: Quadrant 1: Measuring quantity of effort (counts and "yes/no" activities)

Service Type: Systems level of pyramid

Essential Public Health Services: 8. Build and support a workforce

Service Recipient: Activities directed to professionals

Goal: To increase the number of individuals that receive gatekeeper training in suicide prevention

Numerator: Cumulative number of individuals who receive gatekeeper training in suicide prevention

Denominator:

Significance: Training individuals who receive gatekeeping training will decrease the likelihood that an adolescent attempts or commits suicide.

Data Sources and Data Issues: REDCap; 2016 data will be available early 2017

Year: 2021

Unit Type: Count, Unit Number: 50000

   

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number U02MC31613, MCH Advanced Education Policy, $3.5 M. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.