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Session: Exploring Effective Methods To Reach Children At Risk
3325.0: Monday, November 8, 2004: 4:30 PM-6:00 PM
Exploring Effective Methods To Reach Children At Risk
This session will present ways of reaching and serving homeless children, and the issues affecting pediatric obesity. Community-based programs will be presented that can address the deviant behaviors of children from high risk families and the family's affect on child development and school readiness.
Learning Objectives: Following this session, participants will: 1)Better understand the urgency of medical conditions affecting homeless children; 2)Understand the need of ensuring access to specialist care for medically underserved children;3)Learn strategies for improving sustainability of short-term weight loss among obese pediatric patients; and 4)Identify the impact of various sociodemographic characteristics on family resilience.
Moderator(s):Elizabeth Cohen
4:30 PMCommunity Reaps Benefits of Ten-year Community Assessment Data  [ Recorded presentation ]
Susan Brutschy, BA
4:45 PMSociodemographic determinants of family resilience in a multi-site evaluation
Resa Matthew, MS, Eddie McCormick, Min Qi Wang, PhD
5:00 PMFrom Neurons to King County Neighborhoods: From policy agenda to action for early childhood development and school readiness  [ Recorded presentation ]
Kathryn J. Horsley, DrPH, Sandy Ciske, MN, MPH
5:15 PMUrgent need for specialist care among homeless pediatric patients  [ Recorded presentation ]
Roy Grant, Peter Sherman, MD, Irwin Redlener
5:30 PMHow do they measure up? Evaluation of outpatient pediatric weight-loss programs in greater Los Angeles  [ Recorded presentation ]
Andrette T. Ward, MD, MPH, Roshanak Monzavi, MD, Christiane Wert, MPH, RD, Lydia Hazan, MD, Naomi D Neufeld, MD, Francine R Kaufman, MD
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Organized by:Community Health Planning and Policy Development
Endorsed by:Public Health Education and Health Promotion; Socialist Caucus
CE Credits:CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing

The 132nd Annual Meeting (November 6-10, 2004) of APHA