Abusive Head Trauma (Shaken Baby Syndrome) is the leading cause of child abuse deaths in the United States. The Period of PURPLE Crying program is an evidence-based shaken baby syndrome/abusive head trauma prevention program that aims is to support caregivers and reduce the incidence of shaken baby syndrome/abusive head trauma. This session will discuss the prevalence of abusive head trauma in Oklahoma and activities occurring across the state to reduce the same.
Learning Objectives:
  • Analyze Abusive Head Trauma in Oklahoma among different populations.
  • Describe and apply the Period of PURPLE crying program.
  • Review the application of Period of PURPLE crying in other areas outside of hospital settings.