See beyond the numbers The uniqueness of the IVP field has often necessitated relational and in-person mechanisms for prevention and response (such as, teacher mandatory reporting of child abuse). Without these mechanisms to collect data, the trends may incorrectly appear to be improving. Remote work necessitates that we find new strategies for data collection and monitoring, and how we maintain and create relationships with stakeholders.

Injury and violence prevention and response work needs to be prioritized and amplified.