When consensus about a risk or mitigating behavior is newly developed and/or not clearly understood, communicating that consensus through teachers / instructors can be critical. While this blog entry focuses on climate change, it may also apply to new understandings in many topic areas. Read More »
CDC Web-based Injury Statistics Query and Reporting System (WISQARS) is an interactive, online database that provides fatal and nonfatal injury data from a variety of sources. Read More »
This document provides a brief summary of options for assessing what portion of any measured behavior changes resulted from your program and what portion resulted from other influences. These options can also be used to attribute the affects of your program on a wide range of related variables such as resources used, pollutants released, accident rates and health status.
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A good, detailed, freely accessible overview of program evaluation and attribution methods. Read More »
DATING MATTERS® is a free, online course available to educators, school personnel, youth mentors, and others dedicated to improving teen health. Follow a school administrator throughout his day as he highlights what teen dating violence is and how to prevent it through graphic novel scenarios, interactive exercises, and information gathered from leading experts. Read More »
CDC is committed to stopping violence before it begins. This page leads to a wide range of useful reports on violence against children, youth, intimate partners, and the elderly. Read More »
This app enables students to document bullying using their mobile phones, and anonymously send the evidence to trusted adults. Schools get a dashboard for managing the reports. Read More »
This "Violence Prevention" portal page from the U.S. Centre for Disease Control provides access to information on data sources, risk and protective factors and prevention strategies. It also leads to similar pages that focus specifically on child maltreatment, elder maltreatment, intimate partner violence, school violence, sexual violence, suicide, and youth violence. Read More »
Contains reviews of research evidence on interventions related to active transportation (walking and cycling), rod safety, physical activity, heart health (cardiovascular disease), HIV / AIDS, nutrition, obesity, tobacco (smoking), conflict resolution, crime, education, and employment. Read More »
Blueprints staff systematically and continuously review the research on violence and drug abuse programs to determine which are exemplary and grounded in evidence. To date, it has assessed more than 900 programs. Read More »
PREVNet is a national network of Canadian researchers, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and governments committed to stop bullying
The website contains teacher guides and videoclips as well as materials for parents and their children Read More »
The Resources and Videos sections of the website are rich collections of anti-bullying consumer research, strategy development, and training materials from the USA Read More »
A free, searchable online registry of systematic reviews on the effectiveness of public health and health promotion interventions. The content has been quality rated. Bilingual (English and French).
Topics include: AIDS, environmental health, fitness, injury prevention, nutrition, safety, cycling, walking, water quality Read More »
An international clearinghouse for those with an interest in health communication materials: pamphlets, posters, audiotapes, videos, training materials, job aids, electronic media and other media/materials designed to promote public health.
Materials are available for a wide range of heath issues including: AIDS (and also condom use, HIV and safer sex), asthma, automobiles, diet, fitness, nutrition (also child nutrition and infant nutrition), physical abuse, psychological abuse and sexual harassment (bullying), tobacco use, traffic safety, transportation, waste management, water (quality, storage, supply, treatment) and wildlife Read More »
Provides resources on home and recreational safety, motor vehicle safety, violence prevention, traumatic brain injury and injury response Read More »