NACCHO Injury and Violence

Prevention Newsletter
News, Resources, and Events for Local Health Departments


September 2012

In This Issue
NACCHO Model Practices 2013
Healthy Moms, Happy Babies: A Train the Trainers Curriculum on Domestic Violence
LGBT Youth & Suicide: Understanding & Reducing Risk
Stop Bullying Video Challenge
NACCHO Injury and Violence Prevention Webpage
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NACCHO Model Practices 2013

NACCHO will accept Model Practices applications Oct. 1-31. Since 2003, NACCHOs Model Practices Program has honored and recognized outstanding local public health practices and shared these practices through the Model Practices Database. Share what works by submitting a practice, and contribute to the overall improvement of public health through evidence-based practice methods. For more information, contact the Model Practices team at

Healthy Moms, Happy Babies: A Train the Trainers Curriculum on Domestic Violence, Reproductive Coercion, and Children Exposed

Futures without Violence developed this research-informed curriculum to support home visiting programs in developing core competency strategies and the capacity to help women and children affected by domestic violence.

LGBT Youth & Suicide: Understanding & Reducing Risk

This webinar will discuss the latest research on the prevalence of suicide, risk and protective factors, and innovative ways to reduce suicide risk among lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender youth. Join the call on Sept. 12 (1:00-2:00 PM EDT).

Stop Bullying Video Challenge

The Health Resources and Services Administration seeks informative and entertaining videos created by youth that promote the importance of ending bullying in their schools and communities. Step up to the challenge by Oct. 14.

NACCHO Injury and Violence Prevention Webpage

NACCHO's Injury and Violence Prevention website provides the latest news, resources, events, and funding opportunities available to local health departments. The website is updated every other week, so check back frequently to get the latest information. If you have any comments or questions about the webpages, or any news or resources to contribute, e-mail