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Injury Prevention

Keeping kids safe at home, at play, and on the road

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Contents

I Overview of Child Injuries in Ontario
II Safe Kids Week: At Home, at Play, and on the Road
III Child Injury Prevention Training and Resources
IV Data Sources

--Submitted by Stephanie Cowle, Ontario Injury Prevention Resource Centre (OIPRC) and Julie Taylor, Parachute

I Overview of Child Injuries in Ontario

Alcohol, teens and road safety: Emerging research, programs and priorities

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Contents

I Introduction
II Harms
III Awareness Building
IV Policy Implications
V Going Forward
VI References
VII Resources

-- Submitted by Benjamin Rempel, MPH, Health Promotion Field Support Specialist in Alcohol Policy, Health Promotion, Chronic Disease & Injury Prevention, Public Health Ontario and Jayne Morrish, MA, Research Coordinator, Ontario Injury Prevention Resource Centre, Parachute

I Introduction

Parachute’s Safe Kids Week 2013 Puts the Spotlight on Concussions

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Contents

I Introduction
II The research
III Key messages and tools
IV How communities can get involved
V Conclusion
VI References
VII Key resources

Submitted by: Kathy Blair, Coordinator, Media Relations and Communications, Parachute

I Introduction: Parachute’s Safe Kids Week 2013

Child and Adolescent Snow Sport Injuries: Lessons for SNOWSMART

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Contents

I Introduction
II Youth and winter sports
III Why youth get hurt on ski hills
IV Risky behaviours
V Parental influence
VI Lessons learned for programming and prevention efforts
VII Conclusions and next steps
VIII References
IX Resources

--Submitted by Kathy Blair, Coordinator, Media Relations and Communications, Parachute

I Introduction

Ontario Falls Prevention Community of Practice

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Contents 

l What is a Community of Practice?
ll Why a Falls Prevention Community of Practice?
lll Who are the sponsoring agencies and what do they offer?
lV  Membership composition
V Successes and challenges
Vl What are the benefits of being a member?
Vll Conclusion
VIII References and resources

-- Submitted by Marguerite Thomas, RN., BScN.Coordinator, Ontario Falls Prevention Community of Practice

l What is a Community of Practice?

Planning and Integration Specialist, South West Local Health Integration Network

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London, Ontario
Deadline August 9, 2012

The South West Local Health Integration Network  (LHIN), is one of 14 local organizations that have been created in Ontario to plan, coordinate and fund local health services, including hospitals, community care access centres (CCACs), long-term care homes, community health centres (CHCs), community support service agencies, and mental health and addictions agencies. The office of the South West LHIN is located in London, Ontario.

Organization and Program Resources Related to Feature 730

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SMARTRISK is a national charity dedicated to preventing injuries and saving lives, by helping Canadians to see and manage the risks in their lives. Our main focus is youth, the age group at peak risk for injury. http://www.smartrisk.ca

No Regrets is a peer-led, school-based program that trains staff advisers and student leaders to raise awareness and implement injury prevention activities and events in their schools. http://www.smartrisknoregrets.ca/

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