Dr. Rebeccah Sokol is social work and public health scholar dedicated to youth safety and well-being. She is an assistant professor at the University of Michigan School of Social Work and co-director of the Training and Education Core at the Institute for Firearm Injury Prevention. Dr. Sokol’s research program is centered around identifying effective strategies to promote youth safety, with a particular focus on preventing child maltreatment, youth violence involvement, and firearm injury.
Dr. Sokol's Firearm-Related Work
Media Mention: Despite spate of Michigan kids dying from unsecured guns, these new laws might help
Media Mention: Shooters getting younger: Record number of juveniles charged with gun-related murder
Media Mention: Gun deaths among children and teens have soared – but there are ways to reverse the trend
Unlocked and loaded: How most gun-owning households with teens store firearms