ERIC Number: ED377952
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994-May-10
Reference Count: N/A
Keeping Our Kids Safe. Hearing on Examining State and Local Efforts To Identify and Prevent the Leading Causes of Injuries to Children, before the Subcommittee on Children, Family, Drugs and Alcoholism of the Committee on Labor and Human Resources. United States Senate, One Hundred Third Congress, Second Session.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources.
These transcripts of hearings present testimony on how we can protect children in dangerous and violent environments. The statements address the longstanding efforts to reduce childhood injury in this country, with an emphasis on prevention as the best approach to child injury and health care. Statements and testimony are presented for the following: (1) Senators Dodd (Connecticut), Kennedy (Massachusetts), Thurmond (South Carolina); (2) Dr. C. Everett Koop, Chairman of the National Safe Kids Campaign; (3) four adolescents, victims of accidents or witnesses to violent crime, whose experiences highlight the benefits of prevention; (4) Senator Jeffords (Vermont); (5) the director of the National Center for Injury Protection and Control; (6) program director of the National Public Services Research Institute; and (7) an assistant professor of health policy. (AP)
Descriptors: Alcoholism, Child Abuse, Child Health, Child Rearing, Child Safety, Child Welfare, Drug Abuse, Family Problems, Health Promotion, Hearings, Injuries, Prevention, Safety Education, Violence
U.S. Government Printing Office, Superintendent of Documents, Congressional Sales Office, Washington, DC 20402.
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources.