4294.0 Mental Health Promotion/Disorder Prevention

Tuesday, October 28, 2008: 2:30 PM
This session will feature national leaders in the field of prevention of behavioral health disorders.
Session Objectives: Learners will be able to discuss factors that can facilitate/impede community outreach efforts, describe a framework for evaluating community outreach efforts, discuss strategies for engaging community stakeholders, and identify 2-3 potential sectors outside of the mental health field with which to collaborate in creating momentum for a primary prevention approach to behavioral health issues.

3:15 PM
An Evaluation of Community Outreach and Training Efforts: Experiences from a National Multi-Site Project
Brenda Joly, PhD, MPH, Kimberly Pukstas, PhD, Martha Elbaum Williamson, MPA and Prashant Mittal, MS,MSc

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: Mental Health
Endorsed by: Socialist Caucus

CE Credits: CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing

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