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Resource Overview

Understanding Your Role in Injury & Violence Prevention Policy is an online self-study that provides an overview of public health policy and the policy process, discusses the role of state health departments in this process, and provides policy development and implementation case studies from four states. The case studies address policies about child fatality prevention, child bicycle-related head injury, and e-liquid containers, as well as the development of a state policy resource.

This 2.0 hour self-study training is comprised of five modules and multiple resources, including:
– CDC: Policy Process and Injury & Violence Prevention
– Colorado Case Study
– Maryland Case Study
– North Carolina Case Study
– Seattle & King County (Washington) Case Study

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