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Injury Prevention

Injury Prevention Program

Injuries are the leading cause of death and disability to children in the United States. The good news is that many of these injuries and deaths are preventable. The Injury Prevention Program at Children's Hospital & Medical Center is committed to decreasing the incidence of traumatic injuries through multi-faceted, community-based child safety education programs.

Dedicated to Keeping Kids Safe

Children's Injury Prevention Staff are available to help inform parents, educators and child safety advocates about injury prevention.


  • Teach families about child safety, injury risks and prevention
  • Evaluate solutions for injury risks
  • Develop effective means to increase safety practices in our community
  • Provide child safety seats, helmets and injury prevention education
  • Promote leadership in child safety through effective and sustainable partnerships

Request Children's Injury Prevention Staff for an Event

Christa Thelen
Child Passenger Safety Specialist
email Christa
Phone: 402.955.6815

Kelley Vincentini
Injury Prevention Specialist
email Kelley
Phone: 402.955.8951

Tiffany Simon
Trauma Outreach Coordinator
email Tiffany
Phone: 402.955.8952