Session: Public Health Issues and Challenges
5085.0: Wednesday, November 19, 2003: 12:30 PM-2:00 PM
Public Health Issues and Challenges
This is a grouping of eclectic speakers discussing topics that range from Mental Health to Social Marketing to Partnerships to HIV/AIDS.
Learning Objectives: Participants will:
(1) Articulate how CDCynergy-SOC can assist the public health practitioner in the development, implementation and evaluation of a "best practice" social marketing program.
(2) Be able to articulate how a scenario-based, highly interactive program called “Orientation to Public Health” is delivered via the Web at no cost to all who are interested.
(3) Identify how partnerships between the academic and community settings can be facilitated by Area Health Education Centers nationally.
(4) Recongnize the importance of continued community-based mental-health services to seriouly mentally disordered parolees, particularly early prevention and intervention treatment,in reducing recidivism rate. (5) Have a greater understanding of the challenges facing those living with HIV/AIDs in Ethiopia, in the midst of a pervasive climate of fear and discrimination
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Facilitator(s):Laura C Larsson, MLS
12:30 PMWelcoming Remarks
12:35 PMCDCynergy-Soc: A21st century tool for planning, managing and evaluating social marketing programs
Christopher H. Cooke, MA, MS, C. Michael Newton-Ward, MSW, MPH
12:50 PMOrientation to public health for support staff
Carol D. Young, PhD, Cheryl V. Reeves, MS, MLS, Edward Skawinski, MEd, Marita K. Murrman, EdD, Kristine Gebbie, DrPH, RN, Mitchel A Rosen, MS
1:05 PMReducing mental health care costs through academic/community partnerships
Sharon P Haber, MS
1:20 PMWithdrawn -- Survival analysis on seriously mentally disordered offenders and recidivism
Renyi Liu, John Berecochea
1:35 PMSeeds of Hope: Meeting the Challenge of HIV/AIDS in Ethopia
Amy Lenita Hill, MA
1:50 PMDiscussion
Organized by:APHA-Technology Theater
CE Credits:CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing, Pharmacy

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