The Albuquerque Area Southwest Tribal Epidemiology Center (AASTEC) is excited to announce the creation of the Tribal Injury Prevention Resource Center (TIPRC). This program serves all American Indian/Alaska Native tribal and urban communities across the country.
Its key aims are to provide technical assistance and training to promote the implementation of evidence-based best practices in motor vehicle safety throughout Indian Country with the goal of reducing injuries and fatalities associated with motor vehicle crashes.
Technical support and Program Services
- Understand and implement best practices for tribal motor vehicle injury prevention.
- Develop tribal policies to decrease alcohol-impaired driving and to promote seatbelt and car seat use.
- Evaluate tribal motor vehicle safety projects.
- Develop local surveillance systems to track injuries and deaths caused by motor vehicle crashes.
- Identify data sources to monitor motor vehicle crashes and fatal and non-fatal injuries caused by crashes.
- Collect and manage observational survey data related to seat belt and car seat use, etc.
Injury Prevention Trainings (available upon request)
- Child Passenger Safety (CPS) technician certification and CEU courses
- Safe Native American Passengers (SNAP) training
- IHS Introduction to Injury Prevention (Level 1) training
- IHS Intermediate Injury Prevention (Level 2) training
- Identifying funding opportunities for tribal injury prevention programs
Jerrod Moore (email@example.com) TIPRC Program Manager
Carrie Brown, MSML (firstname.lastname@example.org) Tribal Traffic Safety Specialist
Tabatha Harris, MHHSA (email@example.com) Tribal Traffic Safety Specialist