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Center for Violence & Injury Prevention

Our mission is to promote healthy young families and healthy young adults by advancing evidence-based violence prevention through a range of education, research, & training activities. Our partners and collaborators include multiple universities and community-based agencies serving our most vulnerable populations.

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 Child Maltreatment Postdoctoral 

Training Institute: Applications Open 

We are pleased to announce the receipt of a postdoctoral training institute grant focusing on child maltreatment research. PIs are Melissa Jonson-Reid, Washington University and Cathy S Widom, John Jay College of Criminal Justice--we are looking forward to the first institute in St Louis in 2017.  To learn more and to apply, please click here.

CVIP Announces the SAGE Project Collaboration led by the Buder Centers.  Social Workers Advancing through Grounded Education.  Learn more here.



The CDC Injury Center released a new infographic: Injury and Violence in the U.S. by the Numbers. The infographic provides a snapshot of injury and violence and conveys the magnitude of the problem in terms of morbidity, mortality and cost to society. It highlights key data and proven prevention strategies for Motor Vehicle Injury, Prescription Drug Overdose, Child Abuse and Neglect, Older Adult Falls, Sexual Violence and Youth Sports Concussions.

Every year 199,800 pe​ople die from injuries and violence. For every person that dies, 13 are hospitalized and 135 are treated in an emergency room. Learn more about injuries and violence and what can be done to prevent them:

Infographic: Injury and Violence in the U.S. by the Numbers

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