Archived Presentations:

January 2016

Getting Inspired about Injury Prevention with Dr. David Hemenway: this presentation about why the work we do in injury and violence prevention is important, relevant, and exciting is here whenever you need a lift! Available now for 1.5 CEU credits by going to this link.

Speaker, Dr. David Hemenway, is a Professor of Health Policy at the Harvard School of Public Health, and author of the book, While We Were Sleeping: Success Stories in Injury and Violence Prevention. He outlined how the public health science behind injury prevention has enabled our field to accomplish great things in the past, and helps us understand the possibilities for the future. This important presentation will help ground your work in a broader context, and help you understand the wider field of injury prevention.

May/June 2016

Implementing Project Lazarus in North Carolina, a Two-Part Webinar Series: The purpose of these two 90 minute webinars (May 11, 2-3:30 PM ET and June 29, 2015, 2-3:30 PM ET) is to illustrate key issues and challenges related to the implementation of Project Lazarus as a model prescription drug overdose prevention program by highlighting major lessons learned in both the hub activities (the components of the Project Lazarus model that reflect a community-based, bottom-up public health approach) and in the spoke activities (the components that reflect a medical and law enforcement-based, top-down public health approach).

Part 1: Lessons Learned From the Hub Components of the Project Lazarus Model. Archived recording available here.

Part 2: The Medical/Law Enforcement-Based (“Top-Down”) Components of Project Lazarus, a community-based overdose prevention program. Archive available here.

Preparing for Core Funding Webinar Series:

  1. Overview of the Core Program: Getting Familiar with the Basics 9/24/14 by Amber Williams (Safe States) and Angela Marr (CDC).
  2. Building Capacity Before you Have Funding 12/3/14 This webinar featured a panel of state representatives from across the country who spoke about their experiences with building an injury program before having Core funding.
  3. Epidemiology and Surveillance Capacity 1/24/15 CDC and state representatives from across the country discussed their experiences with establishing and maintaining epidemiology and surveillance capacity within a state injury prevention program. Review this list of epi-related resources available online from Safe States to locate information mentioned during the webinar.
  4. State Plans and Injury Community Planning Groups 3/25/15this webinar discusses creating state plans and setting up groups to help carry those plans out. 
  5. Evaluation for Impact 5/27/15 The final webinar in the series addresses evaluation requirements for Core grantees and offers an example of an evaluation plan from Colorado’s injury prevention program.

February 2016

  • 2/25/14 Communicating about Injury and Violence Prevention Webinar # 4: Using Framing to Improve Program Effectiveness in Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention with Lynn Davey (Davey Strategies) and Andrew Leone (Assistant Director of Communication and Outreach for the Children’s Services Council of Broward County, Florida) Access the archived webinar recording here and slide set here.

October 2014

September 2014

July 2014

  • 7/23/14 Communicating about Injury and Violence Prevention #1: Risk Communication in a New Light by Dr. Deborah Girasek.Listen to the audio recording, view the slide set, and reviewmeeting minutes.
June 2014

May 2014
  • 5/28/14 Partner Highlight Webinar: The New Mexico Office of Injury Prevention Program by Robin Swift: Injury in New Mexico: from Epidemiology to Action. Slide Presentation and Audio recording. Meeting Minutes. This webinar featured information about New Mexico’s epidemiology work, substance abuse prevention, and work with sovereign nations in the state.

April 2014

  • 4/23/14 Innovations in Injury and Violence Prevention: Planning for Suicide Prevention. Presenters Adam Chu, Melissa Heinen and Robert Letourneau discussed planning strategies for state and local organizations interested in comprehensively addressing suicide prevention in their community. The presenters offered:
    • The basic elements of the National Strategy for Suicide Prevention and other national resources for suicide prevention planning
    • Two approaches to creating state plans for suicide prevention
    • Tools for gaining input from partners and creating buy-in

Access the slide presentation and audio recording and the meeting minutes.

March 2014

February 2014

  • 2/26/14 Partner Highlight Webinar: The Tennessee Injury Prevention Program by Rachel Heitman.  Slide Presentation and Audio recording. Meeting Minutes. This webinar featured information about Tennessee’s infant safe sleep work, including intervention ideas that could be translated to other states.
January 2014

  • 1/22/14 Innovations in Injury and Violence Prevention: Online Communication Approaches for Suicide Prevention, the second in the Network’s series on suicide prevention. Presenter Mike Newton-Ward, the social media consultant for the NC Department of Health and Human Services provides a brief tutorial on the basics of health communications, and Jarrod Hindman, the Suicide Prevention Unit Manager, of Injury, Suicide and Violence Prevention within the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment gave an overview of the website mantherapy.org, a website dedicated to preventing suicide in men.
  • Access the slide presentations and audio recording here. Meeting minutes can be reviewed here.

December 2013

October 2013

  • 10/23/13 Innovations in Injury and Violence Prevention:The Basics of Suicide Prevention and How to Get Started by Smita Varia (The National Suicide Prevention Resource Center), Richard Burleson, and Brandi Pouncey (Alabama Department of Health). Slide presentation and Audio Recording and Meeting Minutes.
  • Two suicide prevention posters were shared by the Alabama Department of Health–they can be used for inspiration for your own materials!
September 2013
August 2013

July 2013

June 2013

May 2013

April 2013

March 2013

  • 3/17/13 – 3/19/13 Annual Meeting: the network held its annual meeting in Chapel Hill, NC. Click here for resources and other information from the meeting.
February 2013
January 2013

December 2012 No call this month–happy holidays

November 2012
October 2012
September 2012
  • 9/20/12 Evidence-Based Practice Webinar Series in Partnership with the Safe States Alliance, Part II:Implementing Evidence-Based Programs by Lindsey Myers, MPH. Slide Presentation and Audio Recording.
August 2012
  • 8/8/2012 Evidence-Based Practice Webinar Series in Partnership with the Safe States Alliance, Part I: Finding the Evidence by Paula Yuma, MPH, CHES, and moderated by Dr. Carol Runyan. Slide Presentation and Audio Recording.

July 2012

June 2012

  • 6/27/12 Partner Highlight Webinar: Kentucky Injury Prevention Research Center. Meeting Minutes.

May 2012

  • 5/2/12 & 5/3/12 In-Person Meeting: At the Safe States Alliance/CDC Joint Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA. Agenda.

April 2012

March 2012

February 2012

January 2012

December 2011

  • No call/meeting

November 2011

October 2011

September 2011

  • No call/meeting

August 2011

  • 8/18/11 Updates Webinar: Administration and Planning.Minutes.

July 2011

June 2011

  • No call/meeting

May 2011

5/19/11 Drowning Prevention Community of Practice Webinar: Kids Don’t Float – A Drowning Prevention Program.Slide Presentation with Audio Recording.