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Topic(s): Cross-Cutting - Communications/Informatics,
Format: Online
CEU Credits: 0 Hours
Contact: Safe States Alliance (770) 690-9000

Safe States and CDC offered this four-part webinar series on social media for injury and violence prevention (IVP). No matter your level of experience in social media, you will find something useful for learning how it can help in your IVP efforts.


The four webinars in this series are Webinar 1: Why Social Media for IVP?; Webinar 2: Getting Started with Social Media for IVP; Webinar 3: Social Media Engagement and Content Development for IVP; and Webinar 4: Social Media Measurement, Analysis, and Next Steps for IVP.


This is Webinar 1: Why Social Media for IVP? It covers the basics, including the different types of social media, who is on various platforms, how they use them, and the differences between social media and traditional media/communication methods.

Time/Length: 0.5 Hours
Additional Registration Required: no
Core Competencies: Injury & Violence Prevention:
6. Ability to DISSEMINATE INFORMATION related to injury and/or violence prevention to the community, other professionals, key policy makers and leaders through diverse communication networks
7. Ability to STIMULATE CHANGE related to injury and/or violence prevention through policy, enforcement, advocacy and education

Public Health Preparedness & Response

Public Health:
Communication Skills

CHES Areas of Responsibility: Area VII: Communicate, Promote, and Advocate for Health, Health Education/Promotion, and the Profession
CPH Core Areas: Environmental Health Sciences
CPH Cross-Cutting Areas Communication and Informatics