Training Center

Course details


Topic(s): Cross-Cutting - Epidemiology, Evaluation, Program design/implementation, Systems thinking
Format: online
CEU Credits: 1.5 Hours
Contact: Safe States Alliance (770) 690-9000

During this interactive, self-paced training, you will be introduced to key concepts, strategies, and core prevention skills essential to the practice of injury and violence prevention. This self-study training is designated for: (1) Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES) to receive up to 1.5 total Category I continuing education contact hours, and (2) for professionals with a Certificate of Public Health (CPH) to receive 1 CPH Recertification Credits.

PLEASE NOTE – The IVP 101 video modules are no longer available as of December 23, 2020 due to the disabling of Adobe Flash Player. Safe States will be posting updated videos and content throughout 2021. Thank you for understanding and check back for new content soon.

The training includes three modules with related application exercises and a webinar:

  • Module 1: “Understanding Injury”
  • Module 2: “Prevention Choices”
  • Module 3: “Evaluation & Best Practices”
  • Webinar: “Evaluation – What’s In It for You?”


Continuing education credits are offered for this training for Safe States members. These include credits for individuals who are Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) and Certified in Public Health (CPH)



Time/Length: 1.5 Hours
Additional Registration Required: yes
Core Competencies: Injury & Violence Prevention:
1. Ability to DESCRIBE and EXPLAIN injury and/or violence as a major social and health problem
2. Ability to access, interpret, use and present injury and/or violence DATA
3. Ability to DESIGN and IMPLEMENT injury and/or violence prevention activities
4. Ability to EVALUATE injury and/or violence prevention activities

CHES Areas of Responsibility: Area I: Assess Needs, Resources, and Capacity for Health Education/Promotion
Area II: Plan Health Education/Promotion
Area III: Implement Health Education/Promotion
Area IV: Conduct Evaluation and Research Related to Health Education/Promotion
CPH Core Areas: Environmental Health Sciences
CPH Cross-Cutting Areas Programs Planning
Systems Thinking