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Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse: New Requirements for Pennsylvania

This session was originally held on May 20, 2015


This webinar will highlight updates of the Pennsylvania Child Protective Services Law, what it means for volunteers and those that work with children, identify Mandated Reporter Training providers, provide practical guidance, and answer any questions in regards to these new legal changes in Pennsylvania.

 

PowerPoint Presentation (PDF)

Recording

 


Facts for Clinicians About Traumatic Brain Injury

This session was originally held on September 24, 2014


Presenter:
Mark E. Lavallee, M.D., C.S.C.S., F.A.C.S.M., Program Director, York Hospital Sports Medicine Fellowship Program; Associate Residency Program Director, York Hospital Family Medicine Residency Program; Team Physician, Gettysburg College

Description: This webinar is designed to enhance the knowledge of participants on the role in explaining the management of a traumatic brain injury to patients and/or parents/caregivers.

Audience: Clinicians

Sponsors:

Safe Kids PA
Center for Schools and Communities
Pennsylvania Department of Health
WellSpan Health

 

Recording

 


Building Partnerships for Safe Kids

This session was originally held on June 13, 2014

 

Presenter: Karen Shanoski, Partnerships Project Manager, Parents as Teachers State Office, Center for Schools and Communities

Sponsors:
Safe Kids PA
Center for Schools and Communities
Department of Health

This webinar is designed to enhance the knowledge of participants to expand their coalition capacity. Building partnerships will provide the coalition with more support in the community and the avenue to have more collaboration at meetings.


PowerPoint Presentation
(PDF)

Recording


Teens and Distraction
Heat Stroke and Never Leaving a Child in a Vehicle

This session was originally held on June 16, 2014

 

Presenter: Kristin Rosenthal, MEd, MCHES, Program Manager, U.S. Pedestrian & Bike Safety, Safe Kids Worldwide

 

Sponsors:
Safe Kids PA
Center for Schools and Communities
Department of Health


This webinar will offer the facts related to child heatstroke and a mission to prevent any future devastations. The temperature in a vehicle can rise twenty degrees within ten minutes; recognize that leaving a child in a vehicle at any age is dangerous and can lead to devastating circumstances.

 

PowerPoint Presentation (PDF)

Recording


Partners of the State: Safe Kids PA!

This session was originally held on June 23, 2014


Presenters:
Ashley Graves, Project Development Specialist, Safe Kids Pennsylvania, Center for Schools and Communities


Michelle Nutter, Safe and Supportive Schools Program Manager, Center for Safe Schools, Safe Kids Pennsylvania, Center for Schools and Communities

Sponsors:
Safe Kids PA
Center for Schools and Communities
Pennsylvania Department of Health

 

By July 1, 2014 all Safe Kids PA Chapters will transition into Partners of the State or as a coalition status. As partners of the state, chapters will relinquish their names and share branding with the Safe Kids PA state office. This webinar is designed to enhance the knowledge of participants to understand the roles and responsibilities of being a Partner of the State. The webinar will discuss the responsibilities of the state office to support the partners and the expectation of partners to the state office. 


PowerPoint Presentation (PDF)

Recording


Everything You Need to Know About Residential Smoke Alarms

This session was originally held on October 17, 2013

The presenter will be Donald Konkle, Executive Director, Pennsylvania Fire & Emergency Services Institute. 

Objectives:

  • To describe the two primary types of smoke alarm sensors
  • To describe the types of power systems used for smoke alarms
  • To differentiate between self-contained smoke alarms and linked alarms
  • To identify where smoke alarms should and should not be installed in residences
  • To identify the materials needed to properly install smoke alarms and provide fire safety education to residents   

PowerPoint Presentation
Recording


Best Practices in Childhood Injury Prevention: Highlights of the Safe Kids Conference


This session was originally held on June 27, 2013

 

The presenter was Allyson Fulton, Safe Kids Pennsylvania Child Safety Coordinator and various local Safe Kids coordinators.      


Objectives:

  • To provide key points from the Safe Kids Childhood Injury Prevention Conference 
  • To share the latest in injury prevention research
  • To offer ideas on successful coalition management

PowerPoint Presentation
Recording

 


Concussion Management and the Safety in Youth Sports Act

This session was originally held on April 2, 2013


Objectives

  • Understand concussions and their severity
  • Recognize concussion signs and symptoms
  • Testing for concussion
  • Concussion treatment including return to play and return to school protocols
  • How to develop concussion management and prevention policies

PowerPoint Presentation
Recording

 


Head Bumps Matter: Protecting Young Brains

This session was originally held on March 14, 2013

The PA Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics, Early Childhood Education Linkage System (ECELS) provides health and safety technical assistance, professional development and linkage of resources to child care providers, health professionals, and others working with child care programs. In partnership with the Pennsylvania Department of Health, ECELS developed an online, media-rich self learning module and in-person workshop to teach child care providers about traumatic brain injury in young children. This webinar will highlight the resources and outcomes of this work that you can use to promote injury prevention in your community.

 

PowerPoint Presentation
Recording

 

Video: Head Bumps Matter: Protecting Young Brains Self-Learning Module



Child Passenger Safety National Recommendations and State Resources

This session was originally held on November 28, 2012


Objectives

  • To provide current recommendations on child passenger safety (AAP and NHTSA).
  • To discuss child passenger safety laws in Pennsylvania.
  • To increase awareness of available CPS resources to PA families and advocates.
  • To provide information on locating certified child passenger safety technicians in Pennsylvania. 

PowerPoint Presentation
Recording

 


Steps to Completing a Community Needs Assessment

This session was originally held on June 27, 2012


Objectives

  • To provide resources for data collection when completing a community needs assessment
  • To recommend community partners to reach out to when searching for local data
  • To illustrate how to complete a community needs assessment using county data and demographic information.

Recorded session

Session slides



Using Local Data to Develop Strategic Plans

This session was originally held on June 14, 2012

 

Objectives

  • To illustrate how to complete a community needs assessment using county data and demographic information.
  • To demonstrate how to use your community needs assessment information to build an annual action plan and a strategic plan.
  • To understand the process Safe Kids Allentown-Bethlehem used in developing their required documents

Recorded session

Session slides

Handout: Simple Analogy to Understand Strategic Planning

 


Understanding Childhood Injury Data in Pennsylvania

This session was originally held on April 11, 2012

The presenter was Dylan Ellis, Statistical Analyst, Bureau of Health Statistics and Research, Pennsylvania Department of Health. Dylan has recently compiled a series of five-page profiles on injury among children and youth ages 0-14, using local hospitalization and death data from 2000-2009.  There is a profile for each county in Pennsylvania, as well as each Safe Kids Region and DOH Health District.

 

Recorded session

Childhood Injury Maps

Interpretation Guide

Download a county or regional childhood injury profile

 


Button Batteries: A Rising Threat to Children

This session was originally held on April 5, 2012

This session illustrated the significant morbidity and mortality associated with button battery ingestions via case presentations. It reviewed the literature and recent trends of battery ingestions in children and the principles regarding management of suspected battery ingestions. And taught to learn to recognize button batteries as an emerging threat to the safety of children.

Presentation slides
Recorded session

 

 


The Spectrum of Prevention: Unintentional Injury and Prevention Strategies

This session was originally held on June 28, 2011

This 60-minute online session introduced participants to the various mechanisms of unintentional injury and highlighted the field’s rich history of success in the last two decades. The session also provided strategies and a framework for advancing local and state efforts around unintentional injury prevention.

Prevention Institute website

Session Slides
Recorded session

 


Writing for Grant Funding in 2011

This session was originally held on June 7, 2011

In 2011, budgetary issues with potential funders are limiting grant opportunities, making them even more competitive than in previous years.  Don’t allow yourself to be discouraged.  This online session attempts to minimize the apprehension that one may face when writing a competitive proposal.  Participants will increase their familiarity with the importance of strategic planning, establishing solid goals, SMART+C objectives, enhanced evaluation plans and identifying realistic measurable outcomes.  This session is designed to increase your grant writing confidence.

Session Slides
Recorded session

Resource Links


Pedestrian Safety: Child Development, Key Issues, and Grant Opportunities

This session was originally held on May 5, 2011

This presentation provided participants with an overview of current pedestrian safety issues, as well as how they can participate in the Safe Kids Walk This Way program. Specifically, attendees learned about pedestrian data and trends for children ages 14 and under in the United States and the grant opportunities Safe Kids USA offers to address these issues. The presentation included a discussion of resources to reach specific pedestrian populations and how children’s behavior differs at different stages of their development.

Session Slides
Recorded session

 


Playground Safety: A Community Effort

This session was originally held on April 13, 2011

This webinar highlights practical techniques that community leaders and safety advocates can implement in creating an effective playground injury prevention program.  In addition, local partners and resources within communities will be identified to improve playground safety.

Session Slides
Recorded session

Handouts


Sudden Infant Death Syndrome: Risk Reduction, Safe Sleep Guidelines and the Cribs for Kids® Campaign

This session was originally held on March 22, 2011

Participants will learn the importance of educators in reducing the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome and accidental infant deaths as well as learn the epidemiology, risk factors and most current research about SIDS and infant sleep related deaths. Participants will learn the tenets of the NICHD’s “Back to Sleep” Campaign and its effects in lowering the number of SIDS deaths in the United States. Participants will learn why infant safe sleep is the next step to follow “Back to Sleep” and be able to describe and implement a safe sleep environment for infants.  Participants will learn how to counter the most common misconceptions about infant safe sleep and will learn about the creation of the "Cribs for Kids" Campaign and learn how to implement this nationally recognized campaign in their community to combat infant sleep related deaths due to SIDS and/or accidental suffocation.

Presentation slides
Recorded session

 


Cost Effectiveness of Injury Prevention Programs

This session was originally held on December 8, 2010

This online session described a Children’s Safety Network fact sheet series that looks at the costs and savings from 160 safety interventions. The information can be used as an advocacy tool, to assist with the development of injury prevention plans, to guide the selection of an intervention, to provide technical assistance, to assist with resource.

Presentation slides
Recorded session

 


Water Safety: How to Keep Kids Safe In and Around Water

This session was originally held on May 28, 2009

 Objectives

  • Participants will learn current best practices for water safety. 
  • Participants will receive insight into educating the public about safety in and around pools, ponds, rivers, etc.
  • Participants will obtain information on developing water safety programs for a community event.

How to Keep Kids Safe In, On, and Around Water

Educating the Community at a Family Water Safety Day

Children are not Waterproof

View the recorded online presentation

 


CPS Fact or Fiction

This session was originally held on December 9, 2008

The session's presenters reviewed some of the common technical changes in the child passenger safety field.

Presentation Slides
View the recorded online presentation

 


Celebrating Baby Safety Month: Tips for Tiny Kids

This session was originally held on August 26, 2008

Participants learned about current best practices in protecting children at home and while traveling. They also received insight into educating the public about baby and toddler safety and they obtained information on developing baby and toddler safety programs for community events.

Presentation Slides
View the recorded online presentation

 


ATV Safety: Tips to Keep Kids Safe

This session was originally held on May 29, 2008

Presenters offered their expertise in educating the public about the safe practices of operating All Terrain Vehicles.

ATV Safety: A Community Education Program - Janet Anderson, Injury Prevention Consultant, PA Department of Health, Northwest District Office

ATV Safety: Tips to Keep Kids Safe - Mike Mount  Director of Communications All-Terrain Vehicle Safety Institute

All Terrain Vehicle (ATV) Trauma - Opportunities for Intervention - Donna Grather, RN, BSN, CEN, PHRN, Pediatric Trauma Coordinator, Lehigh Valley Hospital

View the recorded online presentation

 


Poison Prevention: Making Your Program Work

This session was originally held on March 11, 2008

This online training focused on the two poison control centers in Pennsylvania as well as current poison prevention programs.

 

Full Presentation - all slides delivered on March 11, 2008

Additional Poison Prevention Resources

Household Poisons

Poison Control Game

Directions for making a poison display

Poison Safety Checklist (English and Spanish)

View the recorded online presentation

 


Affiliate Spotlight: Back to School Safety

This session was originally held on August 21, 2007

This online training focused on both pedestrian safety and school bus safety.


Full Presentation - all slides delivered on August 21

Opening Slides & Pedestrian Safety Slides

School Bus Safety Slides

Back to School Resources Slides

AAA Foundation website

Pennsylvania Department of Transportation

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

Pennsylvania Traffic Injury Prevention Project
800-CAR-BELT

View the recorded online presentation

 


Child Passenger Safety Instructor Update

This session was originally held on July 24, 2007

This online training presented the changes and updates to the child passenger safety curriculum.

2007 CPS Curriculum - PowerPoint presentation
View the recorded online presentation

Handouts


Affiliate Spotlight: Animal Bite Safety

This session was originally held on Wednesday, May 9, 2007

This session focused on two successful animal bite safety programs used within Pennsylvania.  The presenters provided the successes and struggles that helped create their effective programs. Participants gained insights needed to develop an animal bites safety program for their community.

Animal Bite Prevention Guide for Parents - used in Lycoming County

Animal Bite Prevention Puppet Show Script

PowerPoint Presentation slides

View the recorded online presentation

 


Child Passenger Safety Week Safety Stations

This session was originally held on January 23, 2007

An overview of the four safety stations that will be used during Child Passenger Safety Week was provided. The presenter described how to effectively utilize the safety stations provided both for CPS Week and other events.

Note: The presenter experienced technical difficulties which resulted in an incomplete recording. Therefore, we regret that we can only offer the presentation slides for this session.

PowerPoint Presentation - presented on 1/23/2007

How-To Guide for Safety Stations

 


CPS Concerns and Car Seat "Treats"

This session was originally held on October 31, 2006

The session also included updates on CPS grants, CPS recertification issues and also recent changes at Safe Kids Worldwide.


View the recorded online presentation

Powerpoint Presentation - presented on 10/31

CPS Recertification Personal Log

Websites referenced in the session:


Issues in Fire Safety: Focus on Children

This session was originally held on September 19, 2006

The presentation provided valuable information on a number of fire safety topics, including attributes of a fire, attitudes and prevention, fire prevention week, smoke detectors, escape plans, juvenile firesetting, fireworks, scalds, burns and sleepwear.

View the recorded presentation

Powerpoint Presentation

Fire Safety Week Poster

Fire Escape Plan