The 130th Annual Meeting of APHA

Session: The Role of Family in Health Education and Health Promotion Programs for Children and Adolescents
5134.0: Wednesday, November 13, 2002: 12:30 PM-2:00 PM
Oral
The Role of Family in Health Education and Health Promotion Programs for Children and Adolescents
These interventions focused on the structure and strengths of parents and families in the health and safety of children and adolescents. Health promotion programs were designed to take advantage of the benefits that can be seen through the use of family as change agents.
Learning Objectives: Refer to the individual abstracts for learning objectives
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Presider(s):Barbara Giloth, DrPH, CHES
12:30 PMEffects of family structure on selected adolescentsí risk behaviors
Astou Coly, MPH, Donald Morisky, ScD, Alfonso Ang, PhD, Tsai Tzui, MPH
12:45 PMTeen and parent perceptions: Does parental involvement act as a protective factor against teen sexual behaviors
Amy Binggeli, MPH, RD, CHES, Janet Flores, MPH, Susanne Montgomery, MS, MPH, PhD
1:00 PMUtility of the Precaution Adoption Model for understanding safety practices of parents who use pediatric emergency department services
Lara B. Trifiletti, MA, Andrea C. Gielen, ScD, ScM, CHES, Allen R. Walker, MD
1:15 PMNeighborhood Walkability, Child Pedestrian Injury and The Role of Parents
Andrea C. Gielen, ScD, ScM, CHES, Susan DeFrancesco, JD, MPH, Patricia Mahoney, MA, David M. Bishai, MD, MPH, PhD, Bernard Guyer, MD, MPH
1:30 PMIdentifying barriers to parent involvement in a family support program: Unexpected lessons from the field
Janet Flores, MPH, Amy Binggeli, MPH, RD, CHES, Susanne B Montgomery, PhD, MPH
Organized by:Public Health Education and Health Promotion
Endorsed by:Community Health Planning and Policy Development; Maternal and Child Health; Public Health Nursing; School Health Education and Services
CE Credits:CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing, Pharmacy, Social Work

The 130th Annual Meeting of APHA