Session: Providing Services to High Risk Adolescents and Youth
4026.0: Tuesday, November 18, 2003: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
Providing Services to High Risk Adolescents and Youth
This session will discuss the difficulties and successes in community-based and outreach approaches to issues for high risk youth.
Learning Objectives: Participants will: 1)examine the paucity of services for high-risk youth; 2)describe the elements of a qualitative mental health needs assessment; and 3)develop an environmental community-based approach to alcohol prevention.
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Moderator(s):Roy Grant
8:30 AMCommunity collaboration in adolescent pregnancy prevention: Lessons from the field
Diane A. Melendez, PhD, MPH, Julie Solomon, PhD, James Peterson, PhD, Jennifer Su, MA
8:42 AMImproving child mental health through community action
Karen Ann Hacker, MD, MPH, Virginia R Chomitz, PhD, Judith Palfrey, MD, David Link, MD
8:54 AMOutreach workers increase service accessiblity for high risk youth
Elena D. Quintana, PhD, Cody D. Stephens, MA, Tim Metzger, MUPP, Rita Gondocs, Norman L. Kerr, Francisco Perez, Gary Slutkin, MD
9:06 AMSustaining a consortium for community-based homeless youth services
Sherril B. Gelmon, DrPH, Eric Einspruch, PhD, Kevin Donegan, Anna Foucek
9:18 AMUsing the study circle method to address underage drinking: One community’s experience
Lisa V. Stone, MD, MPH, Shepard Cohen, MPA
Organized by:Community Health Planning and Policy Development
Endorsed by:Maternal and Child Health; Population, Family Planning, and Reproductive Health; Public Health Education and Health Promotion
CE Credits:CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing, Pharmacy

The 131st Annual Meeting (November 15-19, 2003) of APHA