Addressing Urgent Injury Prevention Issues with Research, Education, and Outreach

Areas of Focus

Opioid Overdose
Suicide
Violence
brain
Concussion
Motor Vehicle Crash
Falls
Global Injury Prevention
ACEs & Other Emerging Areas

News & Events

MIPA conference

11.29.18

2018 MIPA Summit — Cutting Edge of Prevention: Sharing Best Practices

SAVE THE DATE! 2018 Midwest Injury Prevention Alliance (MIPA) Conference Cutting Edge of Prevention: Sharing…


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04.01.19

SAVIR: Injury Prevention Advocacy: From Research to Policy

SAVE THE DATE! Injury Prevention Advocacy: From Research to Policy CALL FOR PROPOSALS AND ABSTRACTS…


MTC IP Symposium Brochure

10.11.18

Michigan Trauma Coalition 2018 Injury Prevention Symposium

Click here to register today! Registration $50 on or before September 28th $60 after September…


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10.03.18

The Effects of the Opioid Crisis on Children and Families

Susan B. Meister Lecture in Child Health Policy Each year, the CHEAR Center hosts the…


SPORT CONCUSSION SUMMIT BRINGS EXPERTS TOGETHER


The Summit drew over 400 attendees, both in-person and via webcast. A video highlighting the event has attracted 2,000 views to-date, and is being used by the Brain Injury Association (BIA) of Michigan and the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) for training and awareness purposes.

MOOC EXPANDS INJURY PREVENTION RESOURCES


This course is the nation’s most comprehensive massive online course (MOOC) for pediatric injury prevention. Across 59 video learning segments grouped into modular themes, and taught by a multidisciplinary panel of 25 nationally-recognized injury prevention experts, learners gain new skills to improve clinical practice, support families and their communities, and learn detailed strategies and techniques to apply best injury prevention practices. In the first four months of its release, over 1500 learners have enrolled in the Child and Adolescent Injury Prevention MOOC.

SafERteens Toolkit Brings Youth Violence Prevention to Emergency Departments


The U-M Injury Prevention Center developed an implementation toolkit to guide training and implementation of an evidence-based youth violence prevention intervention into routine care at emergency departments.

Preventing Opioid Overdose through the Emergency Department - a Behavioral Opioid Safety Intervention


Modification of prescription overdose risk behaviors is gaining importance considering the worsening opioid overdose epidemic. In response, the Center facilitated rapid translation of new evidence to use within practice, developing a tailored, motivational interviewing-based, 30 minute Behavioral Opioid Safety (BOS) intervention for delivery among emergency department (ED) patients. The Center’s behavioral intervention reduced prescription opioid overdose risk behaviors.