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Clinic-Based Interventions to Prevent Child Maltreatment

Approach: Conduct parent education during prenatal care and/or well-child visits to reduce child maltreatment

NPM: 7 - Injury Hospitilization

Evidence: Moderate Evidence

Target Audience: Caregivers

Collaboration with Existing Evidence-based/informed Programs

Approach: Disseminate injury prevention and safe behavior information through existing evidence-based/informed home visiting, caregiver education, and school-based outreach programs

NPM: 7 - Injury Hospitilization

Evidence: Moderate Evidence

Target Audience: Caregivers

Community-Based Distribution of Cribs and Safe Sleep Education to Prevent Infant Suffocation

Approach: Provide safe sleep education and distribute cribs at community baby showers to promote safe sleep

NPM: 7 - Injury Hospitilization

Evidence: Expert Opinion

Target Audience: Caregivers

Education During Home Visiting Programs

Approach: Provide injury prevention education for families participating in home visiting programs

NPM: 7 - Injury Hospitilization

Evidence: Moderate Evidence

Target Audience: Caregivers

Home Visiting Interventions to Prevent Child Injury

Approach: Conduct home visiting programs that include safety discussions, informational materials, and free safety devices to reduce household hazards

NPM: 7 - Injury Hospitilization

Evidence: Moderate Evidence

Target Audience: Caregivers

Home Visiting Interventions to Prevent Child Maltreatment

Approach: Conduct home visiting programs that promote positive parenting skills

NPM: 7 - Injury Hospitilization

Evidence: Moderate Evidence

Target Audience: Caregivers

Hospital-Based Multi-Component Safe Sleep Training to Prevent Infant Suffocation

Approach: Conduct safe sleep training for nurses and/or mothers in maternity wards/neonatal intensive care units

NPM: 7 - Injury Hospitilization

Evidence: Moderate Evidence

Target Audience: Caregivers and Nurses

Parent Group Programs to Prevent Child Maltreatment

Approach: Conduct group-based parenting programs to improve parenting skills

NPM: 7 - Injury Hospitilization

Evidence: Moderate Evidence

Target Audience: Caregivers

Person-to-Person Interventions Outside the Clinical Setting

Approach: Adopt person-to-person interventions such as the drug disposal program, Count it! Drop it! Lock it!

NPM: 7 - Injury Hospitilization

Evidence: Moderate Evidence

Target Audience: Caregivers

Well-Child Visits to Deliver Safety Education

Approach: Provide safety advice + counseling at well-child visits

NPM: 7 - Injury Hospitilization

Evidence: Moderate Evidence

Target Audience: Caregivers

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number U02MC31613, MCH Advanced Education Policy, $3.5 M. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.