Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Vicky Cassabaum recognized as a Violence and Injury Prevention Advocate

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment is recognizing Vicky Cassabaum for her work in preventing injury and violence in Colorado and working to improve her skills to implement effective evidence-based programs and systems changes for older adult fall prevention. 

Vicky works to reduce falls in older adults through Stepping On, an evidence based fall prevention program. As a Certified Stepping On Master trainer, Vicky trains Stepping On Leaders and also leads Stepping On classes. Vicky also works to prevention motor vehicle injuries as a child passenger safety technician and instructor.  Child passenger safety technicians teach caregivers how to correctly install and use car seats.

For more information on the Violence and Injury Prevention Program of Excellence or to nominate a person or agency doing evidenced-based work in this field go to the VIPrevention website.

For more information on Older Adult Falls Prevention go to the Older Adult Falls Coalition website or the Colorado Falls Prevention webpage.  Visit the Colorado Teen Driving Alliance webpage for more information on motor vehicle safety.

Thank you and congratulations to Vicky Cassabaum!

1 comment:

  1. I've read your post "Vicky Cassabaum recognized as a Violence and Injury Prevention Advocate". Thanks for those info!