• General Violence & Injury Prevention

    Educational Tools/Resources

    • ACS's Injury Prevention (1999)
      A PowerPoint slide show, in English and in Spanish, on injury prevention and the health care provider's role.
    • CIPPP's Injury Prevention: The Public Health Approach (2003)
      A PowerPoint slide show on the public health approach to injury prevention, with examples of successful strategies for the prevention of unintentional injuries.
    • CSAP's Online Courses - Program Evaluation
      Three Web-based courses that provide education and resources on prevention program evaluation: Program Evaluation 101 and 102 (for beginners) and Program Evaluation 201 (intermediate level).
    • NCHS's Injury Data Basics
      A PowerPoint slide presentation on injury surveillance, assessment of injury data sets, tools for coding injury data, federal, state, and local data sources, and communicating and disseminating data.
    • NHTSA's Community How To Guides (2001)
      A series of guides with information for community-based organizations on coalition-building, needs assessment and strategic planning, evaluation, public policy, media relations and more resources



    • The Economic Dimensions of Interpersonal Violence (2004)
      This World Health Organization report strengthens the case for investing in violence prevention by highlighting the enormous economic costs of the consequences of interpersonal violence, and reviewing the evidence for the cost-effectiveness of prevention programs.
    • Injury Fact Book 2006
      This CDC book presents an in-depth look at the injury problem in the U.S. and efforts to reduce it. It includes sections on data sources and a range of injury issues.
    • Medical Expenditures Attributable to Injuries-United States, 2000 (2004)
      This CDC report summarizes the results of an analysis of injury-attributable medical expenditures, underscoring the need for effective interventions to prevent injuries.
    • World Report on Violence and Health (2002)
      This World Health Organization report examines a broad spectrum of violence globally, including child abuse and neglect, youth violence, intimate partner violence, sexual violence, elder abuse, suicide, collective violence, and provides a statistical annex with country/regional data and a list of resources for violence prevention.


    Links to Other Resources

    • Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
      Offers National Guideline ClearinghouseTM, a resource for evidence-based clinical practice guidelines, and the recommendations of the U.S. Preventive Services Task
    • American Association for the Surgery of Trauma (AAST): Prevention Page
      Offers an Injury Prevention Guide and prevention news, activities, abstracts, conferences, and links to resources
    • American College of Surgeons (ACS) Trauma Programs: Injury Prevention and Control
      Provides injury prevention slide shows, selected readings, pertinent ACS position statements, and links to resources.
    • Injury Control Resource Information Network (ICRIN)
      Offers a list of key internet accessible resources related to the field of injury control.
    • Web-based Injury Statistics Query and Reporting System
      Provides resources on violence and unintentional injury  topics, including fact sheets, state injury profiles, and WISQARS TM, an interactive database that provides customized reports of injury-related data.
    • World Health Organization (WHO): Department of Injuries and Violence Prevention
      Offers data, information and resources on injuries, their extent, risk factors and prevention measures, and describes the work of the Department in key areas.