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Session: Meeting the Health Needs of All Students
3248.0: Monday, November 06, 2006: 12:30 PM-2:00 PM
Meeting the Health Needs of All Students
The importance of meeting the diverse health needs of all children is the focus of this session. The needs of teachers of children of poverty, specific curriculum focus and materials for effective sexuality education of latino/a youth, tobacco prevention programming specific for deaf/hard of hearing youth as well as improving academic success through physical fitness will be presented.
Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of the session, the participant (learner) in this session will be able to: 1. Recognize the importance of educating educators regarding accessible community health resources to increase the academic achievement and health of children of poverty. 2. Become familiar with an innovative curriculum developed to work with deaf/hard of hearing youth. 3.Understand the positive relationship between fitness and academic achievement. 4.Understand the importance of providing culturally appropriate sexuality education to latino/a students.
Organizer(s):Terry Wessel #school
Moderator(s):Nancy D. Brener, PhD
12:30 PMProviding Health Resources to Teachers Who Teach Children of Poverty
Janis McWayne, PhD, MPH, CHES, Tammy Pawloski, PhD
12:50 PMSchool-based tobacco control programming for Deaf/HH youth  [ Recorded presentation ]
Barbara A. Berman, PhD, Debra S. Guthmann, EdD, Leanne Streja, MS
1:10 PMIs there a relationship between physical fitness and academic achievement? Positive results from Cambridge, MA Public Schools  [ Recorded presentation ]
Virginia Chomitz, PhD, Meghan M. Slining, MS, Glen Dawson, Robert McGowan, EdD, Karen Hacker, MD MPH
1:30 PMIssues Facing Latino/a Public School Teachers of Sexuality Education in Florida
Brian Dodge, PhD, Omar Martinez, Ellen Lopez, PhD, MPH, Dolores Albarracin, PhD, Michael Reece, PhD
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Organized by:School Health Education and Services
Endorsed by:Maternal and Child Health; Public Health Education and Health Promotion; Socialist Caucus
CE Credits:CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing

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