Ability to DESIGN and IMPLEMENT injury and/or violence prevention activities
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- Identify and explain the roles of national, state and local level agencies and organizations that can serve as resources for prevention efforts.
- Explain the role and benefits of collaboration in prevention efforts.
- Identify types/examples of current and potential stakeholders/partners and their current prevention activities.
- Describe how to identify and prioritize injury and violence problems.
- Describe how to locate and evaluate the best sources of information (or "evidence") available on which to base intervention decisions.
- Describe various levels where prevention activities can be focused (e.g. individual, institutional, community, public policy).
- Demonstrate the use of a conceptual model (e.g. Haddon Matrix, social ecological model, etc.) for identifying intervention opportunities.
- Provide examples of interventions that use education/behavior change, legislation/enforcement and technology/engineering to prevent injuries and/or violence. Describe how they can work together to create a comprehensive program.
- For a given injury or violence problem, choose and justify an intervention based on 1) relevant data, 2) characteristics of the intended audience, 3) a conceptual model or theory (e.g. social ecological model, stages of change, etc.) and 4) evidence related to "best practice."
- Design an implementation plan, to include a description of the intended audience, goals and objectives, proposed activities, evaluation component, timeline and resources.
- Describe and understand how cultural, socio-economical, political, and physical environment factors may influence a prevention effort.
Topic: General Resources
|Preventing Violence: A Primer||IVP||Publication|
|Setting Standards to Advance Injury and Violence Prevention in Local Health Departments||IVP||Publication, Webinar|
|Systems Thinking for Injury & Violence Prevention||IVP||Course|
|The Spectrum of Prevention - Developing a Comprehensive Approach to Injury Prevention||IVP||Publication, Tool|
Topic: Evidence-based approach to prevention
|A Road Map to Implementing Evidence-Based Programs||Cross-cutting||Course|
|CDC’s Veto Violence: Understanding Evidence||IVP||Course, Webinar|
|Developing an Action Plan||Cross-cutting||Course|
|Evidence-Based Public Health Training Series||Cross-cutting||Course|
|IVP Evidence Series||IVP||Webinar|
|Technical Packages for Violence Prevention: Using Evidence-based Strategies in Your Violence Prevention Efforts||IVP||Tool, Website|
Topic: Health Equity
|A Practitioner's Guide for Advancing Health Equity: Community Strategies for Preventing Chronic Disease||Cross-cutting, IVP||Publication|
|Addressing Health Equity: A Public Health Essential||Cross-cutting||Course|
|Communities Taking Action: Profile of Health Equity||Cross-cutting, IVP||Tool|
|Equity and Empowerment Lens: A Tool to Create Equitable Policies and Programs||Cross-cutting||Webinar|
|Health Equity & IVP Webinar Series||IVP||Webinar|
|Promoting Health Equity: A Resource to Help Communities Address Social Determinants of Health||Cross-cutting, IVP||Publication|
Topic: S.M.A.R.T Objectives/Logic Models
|Injury Prevention Inventory: A Compendium of Injury Prevention Strategies, Sample Measures, & Resources||IVP||Website|
|Logic Models and Outcome Measurement||IVP||Course, Publication|
|S.M.A.R.T. Objectives & Integrating Program Planning and Evaluation Using Logic Models||IVP||Webinar|
|The Hexagon Tool||Cross-cutting||Publication, Tool, Webinar|
|Tools for Community Engagement in Injury Prevention||IVP||Publication|