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Info for Educators

Educators are key partners who can increase poison prevention awareness and minimize poisonings in our communities.

Educators can include:

  • Child Care Providers
  • School Staff and Teachers
  • Health Educators
  • Family Resource Centers
  • Promotoras
  • Case Managers
  • Community Outreach Workers
  • Public Health Navigators

Partner with CPCS for Poison Prevention

Educators may help raise poison prevention awareness by partnering with California Poison Control System (CPCS). The CPCS Health Education Program establishes partnerships with organizations and individuals working with at-risk populations throughout the state.

The CPCS Health Education Program develops and implements innovative materials and programs to raise awareness of the Poison Hotline and to prevent poisonings throughout California.

The following are some CPCS Health Education Program materials and programs for our partners:

  • Free culturally and linguistically sensitive educational outreach & materials
  • Poison Prevention Training Program
  • Poisons, Prevention & Help Training Program for Community-Based Organizations
  • Poison Safety Education Course
  • School age children poison prevention outreach
  • Annual development & dissemination of new poison prevention educational tools
  • Annual National Poison Prevention Week (NPPW) activities

If you are an educator, individual, or organization working in the community, you can access CPCS resources and contact the Health Education Program team ([email protected]) for partnership opportunities.

Poison Prevention Resources for Educators

Professional Development

Looking for a Professional Development opportunity? Receive a Certificate of Completion and access to poison prevention materials and resources. Visit the California Poison Control Poison Prevention Training Program to access the free course.

Health Education Resources

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Would you like to learn more about poison safety? Access free resources, materials, and programs to help minimize poisonings in your community. Visit Health Education Resources.

Poison Prevention Educational Topics

Read about various poisoning topics and educate your community on poison prevention. Browse Educational Topics.

Contact the Health Education Program (HEP)

Contact the Health Education Program team ([email protected]) for partnership opportunities and presentation requests.