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Injury Prevention Programs

All programs are offered free to the community.  Most programs can be tailored to meet the specific needs of the community organization or event.  Please contact us directly for more information and to discuss arranging a program in your area.

Car Seat Fittings
Find a child car seat inspection station nearest you.
Certified technicians will inspect your car seat, free of charge, and help answer questions.

List of Suffolk County Locations with Certified Technicians

Teddy Bear Clinics 

Teaching important safety messages to kindergarten students. These programs are scheduled at the request of the school. View the 2017-2018 Schedule

  • Car Safety
  • Bike and Helmet Safety
  • Interactive Teddy Bear Clinic to dress up as doctors/nurses and care for stuffed animals

Safe Kids 'Safety Games'

Teaching important safety messages to elementary school children using fun and interactive stations. Ideal for community events, elementary school gym classes, Boy/Girl Scout events, sporting events and much more.

  • Car Safety
  • Bike and Helmet Safety
  • Pedestrian Safety
  • Home Safety
  • Water Safety
  • Fire/Burn Prevention
  • Sports Safety

Teen Safe Driving Initiatives

Supporting teenage students in organizing teen safe driving programs at Middle School and High Schools:

  • Impact Teen Drivers program
  • Share The Keys Paren/Teen Workshop
  • Look for grant and fundraising opportunities for the school groups
  • Organize and evaluate teen safe driving programs

Sports Safety Clinics

Student athlete/parent/coach sports safety information sessions. These programs are offered in collaboration with Stony Brook Division of Sports Medicine and Athletic Training. Informational Flyer

  • Acute and Overuse Injury Prevention
  • Concussion Awareness & Response
  • Emergency Response (CPR, AED)
  • Positive Play
  • Proper Nutrition & Hydration

Parent Information Sessions

Topic & Child Age specific safety information by request. Ideal for libraries, PTA meetings, after school programs, community organizations and more. Please call for additional topics not listed. 

  • Elementary School: car safety, bike/helmet safety, scald burns, falls
  • Middle School: car safety, bike/helmet safety
  • High School: car/driving safety

Preventing Falls in Older Adults

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Programs can be tailored to meet the needs of your group or organization.  Please contact us directly to schedule one of the above programs or discuss additional programs that will fit your need:

Kristi L. Ladowski, MPH
Injury Prevention & Outreach Coordinator
Phone (631) 444-8385
Kristi.Ladowski@stonybrookmedicine.edu