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Car Seat Education Classes

Utah Local Health Departments provide education to parents and caregivers of children 12 and younger how to properly choose and install car seats and seat belts.

Program Benefits

They talk about the different stages of car seats from rear facing, forward facing, booster and seatbelt. Education may be done through a class, an individual appointment or a community checkpoint event.

  • Increased ability to properly install their car seats
  • Come away knowing Utah’s laws regarding child safety seats and seatbelts
  • Know to importance of properly installed car seats and correct harnessing
  • Understand the importance of booster seats
  • Understand the importance of seat belts

What Is Provided To Participants

  • Educational information to take home
  • Some Health Departments offer low-cost car seats

Resources & Programs

Visit www.safekids.org or www.safekidsutah.org for more information.

Additional Resources

Utah Department of Health and Human Services Resources:

Contact Info:

Download Fact Sheet

Fact Sheet (PDF)

For More Information On This Program

Contact Cambree Applegate, capplegate@utah.gov, (801) 538-6852

Sources

  1. www.cdc.gov/dhdsp/data_statistics/fact_sheets/fs_heart_disease.htm
  2. 2014 Utah BRFSS Report

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Fund

The Utah TBI Fund is used to contract for a variety of resources.

Program Benefits

The Utah TBI Fund is used to contract for resource facilitation services; neuro-psychological assessments; education of professionals and the public regarding understanding, treatment, and prevention of TBI; and to support an information and referral system for persons with a TBI and their families. Resource facilitation is a process that helps individuals and families by providing short term support with problem solving and linking people in need with available and appropriate resources to assist with a successful return to school, work, or community reintegration.

  • Participants completing the program report experiencing:
  • Improved quality of life
  • Decreased depression
  • Better understanding of TBI for individuals and their families.
  • Better family understanding of TBI
  • Better treatment from medical providers

What Is Provided To Participants

  • Free initial assessment to see if one qualifies
  • Participants are provided with a resource facilitator that is specially trained in the unique problems of individuals who suffer from TBI.
  • Neuro-psychological assessment from a qualified provider.
  • Family training

Resources & Programs

Visit www.health.utah.gov/tbi/ for more information

Additional Resources

The Utah Department of Health and Human Services resources:

Partner Resources

Download Fact Sheet

Fact Sheet (PDF)

For More Information On This Program

Traci Barney
tabarneyl@utah.gov
(801) 538-9277