Archive for the ‘Medical’ Category

Johns Hopkins School of Nursing

Thursday, July 24th, 2008

Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, Baltimore, MD

The Hands & Words Are Not For Hurting Project® and Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing have forged an exciting partnership that continues to grow.  Over the last several years, Nursing students have implemented the Hands & Words Project in schools in Baltimore with stories of success and enthusiasm.

Nursing students host community fair and paint Purple Hands on students in the Virgin Islands, while teaching the participants all about the Hands & Words Project Pledge!

Nursing staff and students have also implemented the Hands & Words Project in various schools and community organizations throughout the Virgin Islands, receiving overwhelming support and positive feedback. (more…)

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Salem Hospital

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2008

Salem, Oregon

Hospital Emergency Department Staff  display their Pledges throughout the Emergency Department

Hospital Emergency Department Staff display their Pledges throughout the Emergency Department

Salem Hospital Emergency Department

Permanent reminders of Salem Hospital’s staff display their Pledges to show their personal commitment to help create safe communities. Over 100,000 patients are expected to be treated in the ER this year, with an average of 2.5 people accompanying them. More than 250,000 people see the Hands & Words Project’s Pledge Banners, Signs and Pledges hanging in the waiting area alone. (more…)

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Salem Hospital Family Birth Center

Monday, July 21st, 2008

Salem Hospital Family Birth Center

The Hands & Words Project was awarded a grant from Trust Management Services, LLC in 2006 to implement the Hands & Words Project in the Salem Hospital Family Birth Center. This partnership reached over 3,100 families from June 2006 to December 2007. Our message encourages parents to model respectful behavior and to raise their children in a safe and nurturing home environment.

At our evaluation meeting in December 2007 with the childbirth educators provided overwhelmingly positive feedback about the simplicity of implementing the Hands & Words Are Not For Hurting Project®. They found our program complemented their existing curriculum and provided all participants with a positive and proactive tool to use in their daily lives. Comments from parents included a sincere appreciation for receiving tangible gifts for their family (Purple Pledge Bears, Magnets, Pledge Certificates, etc.). (more…)

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Providence Health System

Tuesday, July 1st, 2008

Hospital Emergency Department Staff display their Pledges throughout the Emergency Department. These posters will hang in each of the Behavioral Health Program areas, both inpatient and outpatient–both mental health and chemical dependency in hospitals in the Providence Health System in Portland, OR

Click the links below to view the posters in PDF format
Behavioral Health Services Poster
Hands Article in PHS Spirit Newsletter

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