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.
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.