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.
Gotta Brain Getta Helmet
This booklet provides safety information about helmet use for a variety of activities. It also includes an example of a young boy’s experience of a head injury.
As part of the Gotta Brain Getta Helmet booklet, view this video featuring Savannah Smith, a motocross rider from Saskatchewan. Savannah shares information about her experiences, the importance of wearing a properly fitted helmet, and how to choose a helmet.SKU: 4-220
Million Messages: 12 to 18 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.SKU: 4-354
Electronic Cigarettes (e-cigarettes) and Risks to Children
Fact Sheet, 2016
This fact sheet defines what electronic cigarette devices are and how they can be harmful to the health of children and youth. This resource outlines tips for parents to avoid injury or accidental poisoning from electronic cigarettes.SKU: 4-301