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Did your kids get a new smart device over the holidays?

If so, sign up for Bark, free for one year, and help keep them safer online! Go to www.chpdp.org/bark for more information and to sign up Here’s why you need Bark– In partnership with schools and parents, Bark has: PROTECTED: 4.4 million children PREVENTED: 16 school shootings DETECTED: 20 thousand severe self-harm situations
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Parents are you worried about your child vaping? You should be.

Vaping is at an all time high among teens in the  United States and many youth don’t know the serious and potentially life threatening health problems that can occur as a result of vaping.  Visit How To Talk To Teens About Vaping for expert advice and help starting the conversation with your teens.  If your teen (or…
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School Nurses, Do you want some support managing chronic health conditions?

About 1 out of every 4 children between 2-8 years old have some type of chronic health need. Check out the CDC’s valuable page “Managing Chronic Health Conditions in Schools” for up to date information and research on how to best manage and support children with asthma, diabetes, epilepsy, food allergies and oral health issues. There…
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Latest Publication from our Staff

In December, Clinical Health Promotion published a study about CHPDP’s innovative use of a bullying screening tool in a clinical pediatric setting.  This study is the first of its kind in the United States. Click the link to read the full text: Determining the Feasibility of a Bullying Screening Tool_CHP 2018
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Do you know the dangers your tween and teen face online?

Parents, In 2018, Bark analyzed over 900 million messages across texts, email and social media accounts for over 2.6 million children. Read their one page: Children & Teen Cyber Fact Sheet about what they found. It will be eye opening. 2018-bark-annual-data For our Pennsylvania families, through a grant from the Highmark Foundation, you can sign…
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Youth Violence Prevention Week: March 19-25, 2018

Youth Violence Prevention Week March 19-25   Youth Violence is considered an important public health problem. Youth Violence affects thousands of young people every day. This serious problem mostly occurs in people who are between the ages of 10 and 24 years old.   Examples of Youth Violence Fights Bullying Child Abuse or Neglect Sexual…
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National Eating Disorder Awareness Week: Feb 26-March 4, 2018

National Eating Disorder Awareness Week February 26-March 4   What is an Eating Disorder? Eating Disorders are a form of Mental Illness that can affect anybody. Mood and anxiety disorders often co-occur with Eating Disorders as well. Unstable eating habits and obsessing over body weight is what an Eating Disorder is. Factors that cause an…
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