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Introduction pdf icon(pdf-41 KB)
This introductory course provides an introduction to the public health approach model, a basic strategy to address injuries in a population. Participants will address specific injury issues in fictional tribal communities. Most of the information on this website is from this course. Attend the course for more in-depth coverage.
Advanced pdf (pdf-47 KB)
This course adds to the skills taught in the Introduction and Intermediate IP Courses. A few course topics include: financing IP programs, collaborating w/media, developing IP reports, and developing short/long term plans.
Intermediate pdf icon (pdf-47 KB)
This course adds to the skills taught in the Introduction to IP Course. A few course topics include: alcohol and injuries, basic data collection techniques, web-based data identification tools, and process/impact evaluation.
The IHS Injury Prevention Fellowship Program is a 12-month advanced learning experience for individuals promoting injury prevention in American Indian/Alaska Native communities.
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Program Development pdf icon (pdf-79KB)

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2008 IHS Injury Prevention Program Development Fellowship-Now Accepting Applications pdf icon (PDF-3MB)
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The Program Development track is a community–based focus with no requirement of a bachelor’s degree. One year experience in injury prevention and completion of the IP Level I course are required.
Application due Dec 14, 2007
Fellowship starts in May 2008
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Core Competencies for Injury and Violence Prevention pdf icon(pdf-49 KB)
The core competencies outline a common understanding of the essential skills and knowledge that are regarded as necessary to work in injury and violence prevention. 
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