The Sexual Violence Prevention (SVP) Program has compiled a list of resources/partners available by county. This document will be continually updated and its intended purpose is to provide information about prevention organizations that are currently working in schools with youth. In particular, this list may be useful for sexual violence prevention programs to engage in work at the community level of the social ecology.
- Injury Topics
- Technical Assistance
Friday, May 24, 2013
Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Scotch + Sausage
Thursday, June 27, 2013 at 5:30pm
Join us for a guys-only night to support Gentlemental HealthTM and to prevent suicide & promote wellness among working age men.
57% of suicide deaths in Colorado occur among working-age men between 25 and 64 years old. We're losing our brothers, fathers, sons, husbands, and friends all too often.
Proceeds of this event benefit the and the campaign- an innovative approach to suicide prevention for working-aged men.
Come support the cause, sip premium scotch, taste savory delights, check out high-end cars & bad ass motorcycles, light up a cigar, and just hang with the guys. Special guests will be former NFL quarterback, and guest emcee,
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Source: Update from NHTSA's Office of Behavioral Safety Research, May 2013
The Seventh Edition of Countermeasures that Work is now available. The report is a basic reference guide, which is designed to assist State Highway Safety Offices (SHSOs) and others involved in the field of highway safety in selecting and implementing effective, evidence-based countermeasures to address traffic safety problem areas. The publication:
- describes major strategies and countermeasures that are relevant;
- summarizes strategy/countermeasure use, effectiveness, costs, and implementation time; and
- provides references to the most important research summaries and individual studies.
It contains chapters regarding: Alcohol-Impaired and Drugged Driving, Seat Belts and Child Restraints, Aggressive Driving and Speeding, Distracted and Drowsy Driving, Motorcycle Safety, Young Drivers, Older Drivers, Pedestrians and Bicycles. The report Countermeasures That Work: A Highway Safety Countermeasure Guide for State Highway Safety Offices, Seventh Edition, 2013 is available at www.nhtsa.gov/staticfiles/
Monday, May 20, 2013
The Colorado Coalition Against Sexual Assault (CCASA) has just released a Teen Toolkit. This toolkit provides resources regarding consent, confidentiality, and information about services for victims of sexual violence who are minors.
Friday, May 17, 2013
The STEADI Toolkit is a comprehensive and easy-to-use resource designed to help healthcare providers incorporate fall risk assessment and proven interventions into their clinical practice.
The toolkit contains provider resources including:
- Fact sheets
- Training materials such as case studies
- A chart to help different types of practices incorporate falls prevention
- Suggestions about how to talk with patients about falls
- Assessment tools for three gait and balance tests
- Patient education brochure
- Pocket guide for providers which includes a flowchart outlining the most important steps in assessing and managing fall risk in older patients.
Important announcement for Colorado physicians!
The American Board of Internal Medicine has approved the CDC STEADI Fall Prevention Quality Improvement Program for Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Part IV credit. Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, in partnership with Tri-County Health and HealthTeam Works, has resources to help you implement all aspects of STEADI, including provider education, print and electronic materials, data collection, and reporting requirements. For more information contact Aerin LaCerte - aerin.lacerte *at* state.co.us.