|Health Factors:||Community Safety|
|Decision Makers:||Educators State Government Healthcare Professionals & Advocates Nonprofit Leaders|
|Population Reach:||1-9% of WI's population|
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Parent education regarding potential child injuries can span many topics, including window guards, discontinuing walker use, and other potential home hazards.
Cochrane-Kendrick 2007 finds that parenting interventions, generally provided in the home, may be effective in reducing child injury and increasing implementation of safety practices. Such interventions have demonstrated effectiveness in improving behavior problems in infants and children under 10, improving maternal psychosocial health and self-esteem, and improving child behavior and parental mental health in families with children with conduct disorders. AAP-Falls 2001 indicates that parent counseling is effective in preventing infant falls and other injuries.
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