WELCOME TO THE
TRIBAL INJURY PREVENTION
The Tribal Injury Prevention Resource Center (TIPRC) provides technical assistance, training, resources and tools for motor vehicle safety to tribes, tribal organizations and programs nationwide.
OUR LONG TERM
The Albuquerque Area Southwest Tribal Epidemiology Center (AASTEC) is excited to announce the creation of the Tribal Injury Prevention Resource Center (TIPRC).
This program serves all American Indian/Alaska Native tribal and urban communities across the country.
The TIPRC mission is to provide technical assistance and training to promote the implementation of evidence-based best practices in motor vehicle safety throughout Indian Country with the goal of reducing injuries and fatalities associated with motor vehicle crashes.
KEY PROJECT OBJECTIVES
TIPRC TECHNICAL SUPPORT
+ Assist with CPS Car Seat Check Points (Serve as CPSTs)
+ Local surveillance of MVC data (injuries, fatalities, CRS use/misuses, and seat belt usage)
+ Database development and management
+ Assessment development and implementation
+ Resources for best practices for Tribal motor vehicle injury prevention and safety
+ Tribal plan and policy development for motor vehicle safety
+ Help Tribal Nations identify funding opportunities for Tribal injury prevention programs or projects
+ Partnership development
+ Tools and document development to support program operations (Ex: Car Seat Applications or Checkpoint Templates)