Children's Safety Network

CSN is a resource center for maternal and child health and injury prevention professionals in State and Territorial health departments who are committed to reducing injuries and violence among children and adolescents. CSN staff provides expertise, resources, and contacts on any injury topic and can help you develop, implement, and evaluate injury and violence prevention activities.

CSN can help state MCH agencies address MCH Performance Measures related to injuries and violence. For more information on CSN services related to MCH Performance Measures, click here.

Injury Prevention News

Injury Causes

Recreational Injuries

Fireworks safety: An NCIPC fact sheet


Youth suicide prevention: SPRC publications

Traffic Injuries

How you can increase the visibility and effectiveness of law enforcement efforts: A new NHTSA resource

Programmatic issues

Program Infrastructure

Street Outreach Program: A funding opportunity from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

View more Injury Prevention News


September is Baby Safety Month Sep. 1 – Sep. 30

Child Passenger Safety Week Sep. 21 – Sep. 27

National Teen Driver Safety Week. Oct. 19 – Oct. 25

2009 SAVIR Conference. Mar. 5 – Mar. 6, Atlanta, GA

12th World Conference on Public Health Apr. 27 – May. 1, Istanbul, Turkey

View the complete calendar.

New from CSN

Including injury and violence prevention in the Maternal and Child Health 5-Year Needs Assessment”, a new CSN fact sheet, discusses the reasons why injury and violence prevention ( IVP) professionals should be involved in the 5-year Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Needs Assessment.

View more New from CSN.

Spotlight on the States

Training Role Models in Rhode Island. August, 2008
Men2B is an innovative role model training program that helps men encourage boys to make healthy decisions. Created by the Division of Community, Family Health, and Equity, Men2B addresses many issues of interest to injury and violence prevention and Maternal and Child Health professionals, including youth violence, bullying, and intimate partner violence. The program teaches men to communicate effectively with adolescent boys, recognize risk behaviors, assist boys in developing good character and habits, and make supportive referrals to additional resources.

View more Spotlight on the States.

CSN Webinars

View Past CSN Webinars


Stop Bullying Now

Stop Bullying Now

Health, Mental Health and Safety Guidelines for Schools

Health, Mental Health and Safety Guidelines for Schools



Last Modified on September 6, 2008