This toolkit is designed for clinical educators like yourself who are interested in teaching about the prevention of firearm injury and death.
The materials here are designed to be used by educators with some basic background knowledge of firearm injury prevention as a public health problem. The toolkit activities were designed to be used with learners of varying backgrounds in mind, including medical, nursing, social work, and psychology students. They can be incorporated into a wide range of settings, from large lectures to small group discussions.
The 3A's Framework for Firearm Injury Prevention Counseling
Journal Club Guides
Pallin R, Siry B, Azrael D, et al. (2019). “Hey, let me hold your guns for a while”: A qualitative study of messaging for firearm suicide prevention. Behav Sci Law.
Butterworth SE, Daruwala SE, Anestis MD. (2020). The Role of Reason for Firearm Ownership in Beliefs about Firearms and Suicide, Openness to Means Safety, and Current Firearm Storage. Suicide Life Threat Behav.
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mental illness and violence.
Safe Storage Information for Patients
Download and print this brochure on safe firearm
storage to send home with your patients.