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Archive of Safe States Publications

PLEASE NOTE:  In 2010, the organizational name "STIPDA" was changed to the "Safe States Alliance."  All documents created prior to this date may reflect the previous name and logo.

 

National Violent Death Reporting System (NVDRS) Roundtable Meeting: Summary of Discussions and Next Steps, 2011

To think through barriers and solutions to broader NVDRS implementation, the Safe States Alliance convened a roundtable discussion in Atlanta in September 2011. Participants included representatives from the CDC/NCIPC Division of Violence Prevention who helped design and implement NVDRS, states already participating in the program, those who had applied but not succeeded in meeting the requirements, and several states interested in applying in the future. A summary of the roundtable discussions are presented in this report.

 

 

 

Preventing Violence: Roles for Public Health Agencies, 2011 

Developed by a roundtable of twenty-four experts and stakeholders convened by Safe States and the CDC in April 2010, this publication identifies the important roles national, state, and local public health agencies can play in preventing violence, and provides guidance for the public health community to prevent violence before it occurs.

 

 

 

 

 

Smart Growth & Injury Prevention Roundtable Summary Report, 2009

In July 2009, Safe States Alliance and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) convened a group of twenty-six subject matter experts, stakeholders, and state and national leaders.  This report summarizes presentations that set the stage for the roundtable, ideas and issues raised during group discussions, and recommendations for next steps.

 

 

 

 

 

Public Health-Led Safe Routes to School Programs: Experiences from Six Health Departments, 2009

This report was created to build upon public health's strong partnerships with state and local SRTS programs and to help public health professionals expand their role, become actively engaged in, and possibly lead SRTS initiatives at state or local levels.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Strategies for Sustaining State Injury and Violence Prevention Programs, 2008

Many state injury and violence prevention programs (IVPPs) strive to maintain and increase resources to support program efforts. In order to assess how state IVPPs attempt to sustain and grow these programs, telephone interviews were conducted with state IVPP directors and other program staff members in a sample of states in 2005.

 

 

 

 

 

Preventing Youth Suicide in Rural America: Recommendations to States, 2008

This report presents recommendations that approach youth suicide prevention through the lens of America’s rural communities, so that both the strengths and limitations of rural settings can be taken into account to design and implement more effective prevention strategies.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Making a Difference: State Injury and Violence Prevention Programs, 2006

The state activities described in this book make it clear: state injury and violence prevention programs save lives and money.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Strategies to Improve Non-Fatal Suicide Attempt Surveillance: Recommendations from an Expert Roundtable, 2006

In their review of current public health surveillance activities, roundtable experts  expressed great concern about the lack of resources and infrastructure within state and local health departments to conduct surveillance, conduct epidemiological analyses, and disseminate data. This report delineates their recommendations for creating capacity and infrastructure.

 

 

 

Fact Sheets & Issue Briefs

 


 

Fact Sheets

Injury Prevention, 2011

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

Preventing Violence: Roles for Public Health Agencies

Executive Summaries, 2011

Created from a report developed by a roundtable of twenty-four experts and stakeholders convened by Safe States and the CDC in April 2010, these executive summaries identify the important roles national, state, and local public health agencies can play in preventing violence, and provides guidance for the public health community to prevent violence before it occurs. Click here to read the full publication.

 


National Public Health Agencies

 


State Public Health Agencies

 

Safe, Healthy, and Active Transportation Fact Sheets, 2011

The Safe, Healthy, and Active Transportation Fact Sheets are part of a toolkit designed to provide public health professionals (particularly those in injury and violence prevention), planners, and others with presentations, seminal articles, case studies, fact sheets, and other sources of information that can be used to support and advance Smart Growth, livability, and improved built environment efforts.Click here to access the complete tool kit.

 


State Transportation Agencies

 


Regional
Transportation Agencies

 


City & Local Public Works
Agencies

 

NCIPC Priority Area Fact Sheets, 2009

The 2009 NCIPC priority area fact sheets are each part of a larger state toolkit. Fact sheets are available for each priority area (child maltreatment, falls, and fires), as well as for the promotion of state injury and violence prevention programs. Click here for access to the complete toolkits.


Child Maltreatment


Older Adult Falls


Residential Fires


 

State Injury and
Violence Prevention Programs

 


 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Issue Briefs & White Papers

PLEASE NOTE: In 2010, the organizational name "STIPDA" was changed to the "Safe States Alliance." All documents created prior to this date may reflect the previous name and logo.

  

Issue Brief: Smart Growth & Injury Prevention Roundtable Highlights

In July 2009, Safe States Alliance and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) convened a group of twenty-six subject matter experts, stakeholders, and state and national leaders. This report summarizes presentations that set the stage for the roundtable, ideas and issues raised during groupdiscussions, and recommendations for next steps.

 

 

 

  

 

Issue Brief: Effective Transportation Policies Require Injury Prevention

Strategies Safe States Alliance has developed an issue brief that illustrates the importance of making injury prevention a priority in the development of transportation policies.

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

White Paper: From Research to Practice: Developing cross-state strategies based on evidence

Through this white paper, a cross-state collaborative of Rape Prevention and Education experts explore best practices for identifying and implementing evidence-based strategies for sexual violence prevention..

 

 

 

 

 

White Paper: Injury & Violence Prevention are Essential to U.S. Health Reform

Through this white paper, Safe States Alliance encourages Congress and the Presidential Administration to adopt comprehensive health reform proposals that include the prevention of injuries and violence while controlling costs.

 

 

 













 

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