BAM! Body and Mind. Classroom Resources for Teachers

Unit 7: Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion

This unit focuses on injury prevention and safety promotion in schools. You will find information on children’s disaster preparedness, brain injury, substance use disorder, and violence and suicide prevention. Additionally, information on sun and water safety, hearing loss, and mercury safety in schools. Lesson plans and trainings with free CEU’s are available under some topics.

Emergency Preparedness in Schools

General Injury Prevention & Safety Promotion

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Violence Prevention

  • Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)- Online training- Free CEU’s available!
    • Two introductory modules that provide an overview of ACEs and the public health approach to preventing them. Additionally, please find training modules for specific professions including mental health providers appropriate for school counselors.
  • Suicide Prevention
  • Teen Dating Violence – Free CEU’s available!
    • Dating Matters®: Strategies to Promote Healthy Teen Relationships is a comprehensive teen dating violence prevention model developed by CDC to stop teen dating violence before it starts. Dating Matters is an evidence-based teen dating violence prevention model that includes prevention strategies for individuals, peers, families, schools, and neighborhoods. The online module is designed for educators.

Opioids and Other Drugs