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How-To-SAFETY attending Safe Kids NYC Conference, May 2014

posted May 9, 2014, 4:40 PM by Alina Lagoviyer   [ updated Mar 28, 2015, 12:40 PM ]

How-To-SAFETY attending Safe Kids NYC Conference, May 2014. Safe Kids New York City led by NYCDOT is holding a “Safe Kids Healthy Families” Conference, on May 15, 2014 at Lenox Hill Hospital. 

Safe Kids Healthy Families is a multi-disciplinary injury prevention education program for health educators, childcare providers, after-school directors, teachers, social workers, nurses, law enforcement officers and others.

Anna Caffarelli, MHS, Special Projects Coordinator, and Ariel Spira-Cohen, Ph.D., Senior Research Scientist, Bureau of Environmental Disease and Injury Prevention,  NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, are presenting an overview of childhood injuries and fatalities in New York City.

A presentation on bullying is conducted by Dr. Matthew Lorber, Acting Director of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Outpatient Center for Mental Health, Lenox Hill Hospital.

How-To-SAFETY and other attendees also participate in interactive skills stations on food safety, kitchen fire and burn dangers, bedbugs, stranger danger, first aid basics, medicine safety, ACS resources, and pedestrian safety.

How-To-SAFETY is a New York based, health and safety education service, currently specializing in Child Passenger Safety. Child car seat fitting, installation, and education is done by certified CPS Technicians. For more information about How To Safety, visit www.CarSeatTechnician.com