Core SVIPP Grant

S.M.A.R.T Objective Tool   Nicholas Lee Hines, MPH—Hawaii Core SVIPP Grant Coordinator Public health planning requires the development of short-term, mid-term and long-term objectives that are meaningful for your team and partners. The Emergency Medical Services and Injury Prevention System Branch developed this simple SMART Objective Tool for public heath practitioners in Hawaii to do just that. ...
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IPAC Membership Survey 2018 Report The Injury Prevention Advisory Committee (IPAC) has used the Hawaii Injury Prevention Plan (HIPP) 2012-2017 to prioritize and coalesce collaborative activities and substantially impacted injury prevention in Hawaii over the last five years. As the IPAC Steering Committee prepares to refresh HIPP for the next five years, they sought the input of ...
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  Summary: The Hawaii Core State Violence and Injury Prevention Program (Core SVIPP), in coordination with Your Ohana, are working to increase the number of home visitor paraprofessionals trained in Motivational Interviewing (MI). Trainings were held at the Fourth Annual Home Visiting Conference.       Pre – and post-assessments were conducted and results indicated increase in MI ...
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In January 2017, the Injury Prevention Advisory Committee honored Senator Suzanne Chun Oakland’s many contributions to injury prevention and especially to the safety of Hawaii’s keiki and kupuna.  Senator Chun Oakland  served Hawaii as  State Senator for over 26 years.  During her tenure, she never used her position for personal gain or let it get in the ...
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The Hawaii State Department of Health (DOH), Emergency Medical Services & Injury Prevention System Branch (EMSIPSB) received a total of $1.2 million for a five-year grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (Injury Center) to address injury and violence in Hawaii.  Hawaii is one of ...
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Story Bank Aloha, the Hawaii State Department of Health (DOH), Emergency Medical Services & Injury Prevention System Branch (EMSIPSB) in partnership with the Hawaii Public Health Training Hui proudly present the online Story Bank, Voices of Injury Prevention! These published stories are publicly accessible, as an ongoing educational resource of inspiring and impactful stories with ...
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Please register and mark your calendars for the three-part storytelling webinar training: “Telling Your Public Health Story”. Space is limited to 150 attendees; see flyer attached for details and register soon!  This 2016 storytelling webinar training scheduled for April 19, April 26, and May 3, 2016 is brought to the public health workforce through the ...
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Safe Hawaii Award 2015 Therese Argoud MPH – Program Manager It’s rare to have a partnership with an individual that spans so many years of significant work and that marks many milestones and progress. For injury prevention, Bruce McEwan, is such an individual. Bruce chaired the Governor’s Taskforce on Accident Prevention and Injury Control in ...
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Storytelling: A Journey in Injury Prevention Within the public health field sit formidable injury issues as well as strategies we utilize to prevent the outcome of death and disability. Storytelling is a powerful method of helping people effectively communicate important issues by describing the impact on their lives. It’s no secret that our policy makers ...
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Community Enrichment Through Storytelling: How your Stories Build Connection and Provide Direction Please register for the special day-long free training entitled: “Community Enrichment Through Storytelling: How your Stories Build Connection and Provide Direction” The Presenter is Jay Golden, Storyteller Trainer and Co-founder of Wakingstar. Please do not miss this exciting training about community enrichment through ...
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