251911 Consortium Health Center Learning Team Perspective and Best Practices

Tuesday, November 1, 2011: 4:55 PM

Azebe Etsubneh, BA , Morris Heights Health Center, Bronx, NY
Aruna Poduval, MD , Morris Heights Health Center, Bronx, NY
This presentation will provide a micro perspective of Morris Heights Health Center; a NYC community health center that participated in the NYC Obesity Prevention and Management Consortium for two years. The presentation will focus on the health center's growth as a participant by exploring the health center's Consortium aim statement, health center team development, data collection process, programs developed to specifically address childhood obesity in their community and other systems changes that resulted from participating in this initiative.

Learning Areas:
Assessment of individual and community needs for health education
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs

Learning Objectives:
Discuss how to utilize interventions with overweight or obese children and their caretakers for talking about obesity with families.

Keywords: Community Health Centers, Obesity

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am qualified to present because I have developed and implemented disease management and childhood obesity programs.
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.