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Co-Associate Director Dr. Maureen Walton Selected as Department of Psychiatry Associate Chair for Research and Research Faculty Development
Co-Associate Director Dr. Maureen Walton Selected as Department of Psychiatry Associate Chair for Research and…
U-M Injury Prevention Center Newsletter November 2019 This month’s highlights include exciting news about new…
Driver Behavior Seed Grant Program – Forthcoming Call for Technical Assistance from Safe States and NHTSA
Driver Behavior Seed Grant Program – Forthcoming Call for Technical Assistance from Safe States and…
U-M Injury Prevention Center and M-OPEN Launch new Open Online Course focusing on the Opioid Crisis – with Free Continuing Education
U-M Injury Prevention Center and M-OPEN Launch new Open Online Course focusing on the Opioid…
Thank you to all that attended in person or via the live webcast! If you…
Mind, Body, and Spirit. . . . Treating the entire athlete: An evidence-based approach to sports medicine and concussion prevention
SAVE THE DATE! 2018 Midwest Injury Prevention Alliance (MIPA) Conference Cutting Edge of Prevention: Sharing…
A new, real-time resource created for practicing clinical providers, provided by the University of Michigan Injury Prevention Center and the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services.
This free course will empower non-prescribing providers and other learners in directly impacting the opioid epidemic through increased knowledge and tools to transform practice and policies. The course will consider the opioid epidemic from several evidence-based strategies including prevention, intervention, education and policy. This open learning course is designed primarily for non-prescribing healthcare, behavioral health, dental, public health, and social services professionals, as well as graduate level students in these fields. As a learner, you will have the ability to select all modules or individual topics that interest you most. The course can be followed in a linear or non-linear structure according to your preferred viewing order.
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.
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.
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.