Youth Injury Prevention Seminars

Published: Wednesday, 11 July 2018 at 12:00:00 AM

Join Know Injury for the Youth Injury Prevention Series of seminars, as we address how to prevent transport injuries, self-harm injuries and alcohol-related injuries.  Keynote presentations will be delivered from research, policy and practice perspectives.  Each seminar will focus on how research and data can be understood and applied to inform policy and program development and strategies to prevent youth injury in Western Australia.  The seminars will also be available via webinar.

Preventing Youth Self-harm injuries

Date: Wednesday 31 October

Presentations by:

  • Dr Kevin Runions, Research Psychologist, Department of Health
  • Jason Ellis, Program Manager Youth Mental Health, North Metropolitan Public Health Unit
  • Chris Harris, General Manager Community Engagement, Youth Focus

Preventing Youth Transport injuries

Date: Wednesday 14 November

Presentation by:

  • Peter Palamara, Research Fellow, Curtin Monash Accident Research Centre
  • Rose Power, Regional Consultant, School Drug Education Road Aware

 Preventing Youth Alcohol-related injuries

Date: Wednesday 28 November

Presentations by

  • Simone Pettigrew, Research Professor, Curtin University
  • McCusker Centre for Action on Alcohol and Youth
  • Kellie Wilson, Team Leader Community Safety, City of Mandurah 

Event details


9.00am- 11.00am


Bendat Community Centre, Wembley or via webinar


Series (three seminars): in-person $60, webinar $30

Per seminar:  in-person $25/webinar $15

For more information about the seminars head to the Know Injury website.

If you have any queries please contact the Know Injury team at or 6166 7688

Know Injury is provided by Injury Matters and funded by the Western Australian Department of Health.


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