253977 Partnering Around High School Dropout : Advocating for Health and Educational Partnerships

Monday, October 31, 2011: 11:30 AM

Jeanita W. Richardson, PhD , Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Virginia, Richmond, VA
Some of the most prevalent health disparities directly impact the achievement gap and are concentrated in communities of color and low wealth. Richardson provides a grounded rational for educators and practitioners to collaborate and redirect their energies toward the prevention of school dropouts.

Learning Areas:
Public health or related education
Public health or related public policy

Learning Objectives:
Identify the relationships between social determinants of health and educational risk. Identify the value of educational and public health partnerships in the prevention of school dropouts.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am qualified to present because I have conducted extensive research on the links between education and health policies and high school dropouts.
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.