The Injury Prevention Centre offers grant funding for community injury prevention initiatives in Alberta. These grants are awarded to groups and communities providing unique programming or injury prevention initiatives, or performing research in the field of injury prevention. For information about the Community Injury Control Fund, contact Jessica Fleury (780-492-9766). Other funding opportunities are available across the province of Alberta.
The Injury Prevention Centre provides consulting services to get you started or enhance your local injury prevention activities. Our team can provide assitance with data, research, evaluation, policy, and program development.
Contact The Centre (780.492.6019) for more information.
The Canadian Injury Prevention Curriculum (CIPC) is the only curriculum designed to provide practitioners with an understanding of the theory and practice of injury prevention, including the tools needed to develop and implement effective programs. This unique resource is based on Canadian content and features an interactive curriculum. Contact Patti Stark (780.492.2330) for more information.
The CIPC is taught over a two-day workshop that includes the following topics:
The Canadian Falls Prevention Curriculum (CFPC) was developed and pilot-tested as a training curriculum for those working in the area of falls prevention among older adults (those 65 and over). The CFPC uses the Canadian Injury Prevention Curriculum, developed by the Canadian Collaborative Centres for Injury Prevention, as its model. Canadian Falls Prevention CurriculumLeadership for this project is provided by the British Columbia Injury Research and Prevention Unit (BCIRPU) and its partners, the Injury Prevention Centre, the PEI Centre for the Study of Health and Aging and the PEI Seniors Falls Prevention Coalition, together with a national advisory committee of stakeholders (government and non-government). Contact Rosalie Freund-Heritage (780.492.7822) for more information.