253980 Center for School, Health and Education: School-Based Health Centers Co-creating A Pathway to Graduation

Tuesday, November 1, 2011: 11:15 AM

Terri Wright, MPH, ABD , Center for School, Health and Education, American Public Health Association, Washington, DC
The Center for School, Health and Education is committed to preventing students from dropping out of school. School-based health centers are a comprehensive strategy for eliminating or reducing the barriers to graduation. They have the capacity to engage a school-wide public health prevention framework in preventing the socially determined issues that become obstacles for students and can derail their educational success.

Learning Areas:
Administer health education strategies, interventions and programs
Public health or related education

Learning Objectives:
Discuss the potential impact of SBHCs on public health issues. Describe the public health approach to strategies that are supportive of co-creating partnerships that support dropout prevention.

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 have been involved in the creation and work of the Center for School, Health and Education.
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.