Child Injury Prevention Programming and Action Guide
Guide and Manual, 2017
The Child Injury Prevention Programming and Action Guide provides information about the importance of injury prevention, why children are more at risk of injury, and how to develop and implement an injury prevention strategy. This resource was developed for community-based programs to use in their work with families to prevent child injury, but it will be of interest to anyone who works with caregivers and children. Adapted with permission from Parachute Canada’s Introduction to Child Injury Prevention (ICIP) online resource.
Home Safety Tips: 1-4 Years Brochure
This brochure contains home safety information on the common causes of injury for children between one and four years of age. Information is divided by activities around the home including: play time, bath time, sleep time, and meal time. Injury topics include: falls, car seats, drowning, choking, strangulation, poisoning, and burns and scalds.SKU: 4-024
Kookum’s Gift: The Gift of Fire
This is a fire and burn prevention video. Annie Ledoux, an Elder from Mistawasis Reserve in Saskatchewan, who sadly has since passed away, is Kookum (Grandmother in Cree) in the video. While sitting around the campfire, Kookum takes the opportunity to convey to her grandchildren that fire is a spirit that must be respected. The story draws on Annie’s own family experiences with fire and uses vivid imagery to portray the spiritual significance of fire within the Aboriginal culture.SKU: 4-302
Million Messages: 6 to 12 Months
Information Card, 2012
The Million Messages program is the development of a comprehensive plan to standardize messages given to parents about injury by public or community health nurses. Each of these messages is simple, consistent, routine, and targets an issue that affects children at specific stages in their growth and development. The messages are developed for visits during the prenatal, newborn, two months, four months, six months, twelve months, eighteen months, and preschool periods. This program was developed by Capital Health in Alberta.
Someone Else: Bicycle Safety for Intermediate Grades
This video describes the aftermath of a bicycle crash and its effect on the rider, 13-year-old Danny, his friends, and the motorist. The DVD discusses the effects of a head injury and the importance of wearing a bicycle helmet. Audience: preteens and teenagers.SKU: 4-V-412