RSVP Required

Lunch will be provided.


Thursday, October 12, 2017


12:00 - 1:00 p.m.


Tri-Lakes YMCA

Healthcare Seminar

Kids are going to fall, crash, slip, and tumble. It’s all part of being a kid, and we wouldn't want it any other way. But there are little things we can all do to ensure that kids avoid the more serious injuries that can lead to disabilities and even death. Join Dwayne Smith, Injury Prevention Program Manager* at Children's Hospital Colorado, to learn how Children’s Colorado is partnering with the YMCA of the Pikes Peak Region to help ensure El Paso County kids are safe from preventable injuries at home, at play, and while being transported. Join us to as we talk about car seats, childproofing your home, and much more.

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* Dwayne Smith, M.Ed., M.C.H.E.S., is a Senior Strategist for Population Health at Children's Hospital Colorado. In this role he serves as the Injury Prevention Program Manager, which includes guiding the Safe Kids Colorado state office, and coalition oversight for Safe Kids Colorado Springs and Safe Kids Denver Metro. Dwayne has worked as a Health Educator for 28 years, and has been a leading advocate for child injury prevention interests with government and community-based organizations since 1995. He currently holds an appointment from Colorado’s Office of the Governor to serve on the Marijuana Education Oversight Committee, and serves as a representative to the Pediatric Emergency Care Committee of the State Emergency Medical Trauma Advisory Council. Dwayne has previously served as a local Safe Kids Coalition Coordinator in Atlanta, Georgia, and Anderson, South Carolina before moving to Colorado in 2011. He is a credentialed Master Certified Health Education Specialist, and has also served as a Child Passenger Safety Technician since the inception of the national certification training program in 1998. Dwayne holds a Bachelor’s and a Master’s degree in Health Promotion & Behavior from the University of Georgia.
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