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Tuesday, 27 July 2021 11:04

Childcare Providers Live Training

As a childcare professional, you want to remain up-to-date on the latest infant care practices to ensure the parents you serve that you will provide safe and quality infant care. The National Center on Shaken Baby Syndrome (NCSBS) is hosting a LIVE Virtual Training to address the responsibility of childcare providers in preventing shaken baby syndrome and infant abuse at a small cost of $4 per user.

Mark your calendar for August 18th, 2021 at 6:30 PM MT

Already have plans? Take our online training Childcare Providers Intro to SBS/AHT anytime at training.dontshake.org

All participants will receive a certificate of completion for attending the online training. If you are a childcare provider in Idaho, this training is fully reimbursable through IdahoSTARS. Contact   with your certificate to receive a reimbursement for this training.

Reserve individually online at https://dontshake.org/component/eventbooking/events or contact Gabriella Riche at 801-447-9360 X 108 or  to reserve spots for your team.

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The National Center on Shaken Baby Syndrome (NCSBS) would like to congratulate our colleagues in British Columbia on having their research selected by the journal Child Abuse and Neglect as the 2018 article of the year. The article titled, Eight-year outcome of implementation of abusive head trauma prevention, is a hugely important contribution to the field of Shaken Baby Syndrome/Abusive Head Trauma (SBS/AHT) prevention and to the Period of PURPLE Crying program.

Anyone who has worked in the field of prevention can tell you just how challenging it is to move the needle. It is difficult to fully understand all aspects that contribute to something like child abuse. It requires diligence, persistence and a willingness to critically evaluate our efforts in order to make prevention effective. There is a saying that many of you have probably heard that guides those of us working in the field that goes, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.”

The years of effort and work to evaluate the PURPLE program by our colleagues in British Columbia hardly fits the analogy of an “ounce” of prevention, however, this recognition, I think, illustrates just how important and impactful prevention can be if we remain committed.

I hope that you will join all of us at the National Center in congratulating the researchers, academics, prevention professionals, and donors who made this study possible for this most impressive recognition.

Ryan Steinbeigle
Executive Director
National Center on Shaken Baby Syndrome

Read the Announcement Here

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