The Violence and Injury Prevention program recognizes
the following programs as Injury Prevention partners for Pennsylvania.
Department of Drug and
Alcohol Programs, Division of Prevention - Provides for the development, oversight and
management of substance abuse prevention. Focus is on reducing risk
factors associated with substance use and the development of healthy lifestyles
that support individuals, communities, families and schools in being drug-free.
Division of School Health (DOSH) -
Oversees the reimbursement of school health services and collects data
from schools related to school health services regulated programs. This data
includes information on the nature, time period and location of serious school
at Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, the PA SBS program serves as a
resource for education and support in the prevention of infant abusive head
Penn Injury and Science Center –Brings together university, community, and
government partners around injury and violence intervention programs with the
greatest potential for impact. Promotes
and performs quality research, training and translation of scientific
discoveries into practice and policy, in order to reduce injuries, violence and
their impact to our region, the US, and locations around the world.
Pennsylvania Academy of Family Physicians
–The PAFP & PAFP
Foundation (PAFP/F) assist family physicians in providing the highest quality
care for their patients through education, advocacy and public health
initiatives. PAFP represents more than 75 percent of all family physicians in
Pennsylvania and is the third largest state chapter of the American Academy of
Family Physicians (AAFP).
Pennsylvania Trauma Systems Foundation
accreditation standards and promotes the advancement of trauma services.
The Pennsylvania Trauma Systems Foundation is committed to the reduction
of death and disability caused by trauma and the provision of expeditious,
quality healthcare that is evidence-based.
Suspected Child Abuse and Neglect (SCAN) –Provides child abuse education to medical
professionals (primary care providers, hospital staff, school nurses, EMS) and
also distributes prevention materials through the American Academy of
Pediatrics, PA Chapter.