Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Child Fatality Prevention System Epidemiologist and Data Analyst Job Posting

The Child Fatality Prevention System at the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment is seeking an outstanding epidemiologist/data analyst to: 
  • Manage the data collection and analysis components of the Colorado Child Fatality Prevention System
  • Provide technical assistance to state and local partners regarding how to interpret and use child fatality data to inform injury and violence prevention programming
  • Oversee local review team input into the National Center Data Collection Website and assure data quality 
  • Analyze Colorado child fatality data to identify populations and geographic locations with increased risk of child death due to traffic crashes, unintentional injury, violence, sudden unexpected infant death, suicide, child abuse and neglect, and undetermined causes

The position is open until Friday, October 9, 2015

Friday, September 4, 2015

How to Talk to a Child about a Suicide Attempt in Your Family

If there has been a recent suicide attempt in your family, this may be one of the toughest experiences you and your children may ever face. It is important to take care of yourself, so that you are better able to care for your child.

This guide is intended to provide you with some of that support, and also share other resources that may be helpful for you now and as your family recovers. The guide is not intended to replace professional mental health advice. In fact, it may be best to use this along with professional support if you or your child is struggling with how to talk about this difficult subject.

Thursday, September 3, 2015

#CO4Kids Update - Sept. 1, 2015

A newsletter from the Child Abuse & Neglect Public Awareness Campaign

September is National Baby Safety Month and #CO4Kids is ready to join in on the conversation! Baby Safety Month was created by the Juvenile Products Manufacturers Association (JPMA) in 1983 and exists to increase consumer awareness of safety issues and the safe selection and use of baby products.

social media calendar heavily focused on the health and safety of babies has been created and uploaded to the 
Child Abuse and Neglect Awareness Campaign ToolkitIf you have any events, training, or helpful information that you would like #CO4Kids or partners to share during National Baby Safety Month, please email it to me throughout the month.