3416.0 Health education and promotion in schools

Monday, November 8, 2010: 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Schools are the major institution for providing the instruction and experiences that prepare young people for their roles as healthy, productive adults. This session focuses on school-based health education programs across a variety of topics and targets.
Session Objectives: 1. Discuss best practices of school-based health education and promotion programs. 2. Explain the role of schools in health education, promotion, and communication.

Economic evaluation of a school-based unintended pregnancy intervention for underserved preadolescents
Chia-Ching Chen, EdD, CHES, Tetsuji Yamada, PhD, Elaine Walker, PhD and Martin Finkelstein, PhD
Love Your Liver: Awakening the silent organ in students' minds
Indhira Blackwood, MPA, Susan C. Robinson, MPA and Pamela Gleason
Sun Safe Schools: An effective program to motivate and support school districts to adopt sun protection policies for students
David B. Buller, PhD, Kim D. Reynolds, PhD, Jeff Ashley, MD, Mary Klein Buller, MA, Ilima Kane, BS, Cheri Stabell, MPH, Kim Massie and Xia Liu, MS

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Organized by: Public Health Education and Health Promotion
Endorsed by: Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs, School Health Education and Services, Social Work

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)