Period of PURPLE Crying Program Director National Center on Shaken Baby Syndrome
The Period of PURPLE Crying is a shaken baby syndrome/abusive head trauma prevention program that is provided after the birth of a baby. This presentation will discuss the evidence supporting crying as a normal part of infant development, crying’s relationship to infant abuse, the dangers of shaking a baby, and best practices to implement prevention.
The audience will be able to describe the Period of PURPLE Crying program model and how to deliver the Abusive Head Trauma prevention program with fidelity.
Attendees will identify the research supporting the effectiveness of delivering shaken baby syndrome prevention education.
Participants will construct a successful leadership team to implement shaken baby syndrome prevention education in their region.