Injury Prevention for Children & Teens

Injury Prevention for Children & Teens is a health and safety course offered online for free by the University of Michigan to teach the general public the basic principles and rules of safety to avoid accidents and injuries.

In this course, you will learn

  • Key concepts for successful injury prevention in children and teens, including Advocacy at both the local and national levels and health inequities in injury
  • Intentional injury prevention including Bullying, Dating Violence, Sexual Violence, ACES, and Child Maltreatment, Firearm Injury, and Suicide Prevention
  • Transportation Safety, including child safety seats and teen driving
  • Sports Concussion
  • The Opioid Epidemic and Adolescent Substance Use
  • Preventing unintentional injuries, such as Burns and Drowning

In this course, you will learn how to prevent several types of injuries in the environment through the widespread application of evidence-based practices and policies.