Child Safety

We offer educational materials and programs that support child safety, including information on passenger safety and formal childcare training. Our child safety resources include child seat inspections, bicycle and pedestrian safety programs as well as formal certifications for child care professionals.

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Early Childhood Education Program

Promoting Early Education Quality (PEEQ) is dedicated to encouraging the adoption of research- and evidence-based practices at all levels of the early education field.
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Child Safety

Programs

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Program

The Brazos Valley Injury Prevention Coalition & Statewide Initiatives is a safe communities coalition that supports health initiatives designed to reduce traffic-related injuries and fatalities.

Program

Promoting Early Education Quality (PEEQ) is dedicated to encouraging the adoption of research- and evidence-based practices at all levels of the early education field.

Courses

Course

This session discusses child restraint energy management, including load legs, European shoulder belt routing, anti-rebound features, crushable frames, internal side-impact protection, external side impact protection, and more. The course features instructor Joe Colella and is approved for 1 CEU towards the required 6 CEUs.

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A discussion of the effects of common misuse and combinations of misuse and its effect on pediatric injury. An analysis of the data was done to show which misuse is most dangerous for the different types of restraints including a comparison of injuries to children when using optimal restraints, suboptimal restraints and when unrestrained to see if the data supports current best practice recommendations.

Course

This session will explore the topic of using car seats in smaller vehicles. Some vehicles just aren’t suited for car seat use, while other times we can make adjustments to the vehicle and/or select certain car seats to improve compatibility. And, naturally, when multiple car seats are used in one vehicle, fit can become a problem, even in vehicles that aren’t considered tiny. Technicians will learn about general tips and explore some specific examples.

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