Child Safety and Injury Prevention
Professional Resource Brief
Information and resources for families and health professionals related to child safety and injury prevention, including:
- HealthyChildren.org: Safety and Prevention
Information on immunizations and safety at home, at play, and on the go.
- Patient Education Online: TIPP Sheets
Fact sheets in English and Spanish from The Injury Prevention Program.
Publications covering safety-related topics, updates on developments in injury prevention, an online community forum, state highlights, data and surveillance, webinars, an e-newsletter, and research findings from peer-reviewed injury prevention literature.
Child Injury Prevention Alliance
Discusses CIPA’s initiatives, education, and training, and contains a robust resource library for a variety of child safety topics.
CDC National Center for Injury Prevention and Control
A-to-Z coverage of injury-related topics; publications, including fact sheets; research and activities; data and statistics; campaigns and initiatives; multimedia tools; social media resources; news and announcements.
Product Safety Commission
Recalls and product safety news; consumer product-related statistics; downloadable safety tips; online videos; a safety blog; and a link to the National Electronic Injury Surveillance System.
- Child Safety
Safety publications, news updates, research findings, statistics, and links to related information and organizations.
Safety tips for the whole family. Both pages link to materials in additional languages.
Fact sheets and other downloadable publications covering safety at home, at work, and on the road.
Project Safe Childhood
Led by the United States Department of Justice’s Child Exploitation and Obscenity Section (CEOS) and the U.S. Attorney’s Offices this initiative provides videos, news, publications, and resources with information aimed at combatting child sexual exploitation and abuse.
Safe Kids Worldwide
Information related to unintentional childhood injury, including safety tips, product recalls, current initiatives, position papers, and public policy.
Searchable database of scholarly literature covering injury research and prevention.
Youth violence prevention resources, including current information and tools; evidence-based prevention strategies; training and technical assistance; online community workspaces; and connections to other communities. Stryve is a national initiative led by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Health Organization: Violence and Injury Prevention and Disability
News and electronic reports related to safety issues around the globe. Some information is also available in Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian, and Spanish.
- Adolescent Violence Prevention professional resource guide
- Bullying professional resource guide
- Child Abuse organizations
- Environmental Health resource brief
- Intimate Partner Violence professional resource guide
- Reaching Out to Children and Youth During Difficult Times resources
- School Health resources
- Teen Violence Prevention resources for families
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Child Safety and Injury Prevention Professional Resource Brief. (November 2013. Updated: May 2020).
Authors: Beth DeFrancis Sun, M.L.S.; Olivia K. Pickett, M.A., M.L.S., MCH Digital Library