5203.0 Parents: Role Models or Risk Factors?

Wednesday, November 2, 2011: 12:30 PM
Parenting interventions have the potential to affect a variety of youths’ risk behaviors and associated health outcomes. This session presents interventions/programs designed to modify youths’ risk/protective behaviors and health outcomes by improving their caregivers’ parenting skills
Session Objectives: 1. Assess methods for reaching parents to target youth behaviors.
Dorice Vieira, MLS, MA, MPH

12:45 PM
Using book clubs to model healthy eating and physical activity in a low-income population: Results from the Be Well book pilot study
Emily Hines, MPH, Tiffni Menendez, MPH, MeLisa Creamer, MPH, Stephanie Stroever, Nalini Ranjit, PhD and Deanna Hoelscher, PhD RD LD CNS
1:00 PM
Determinants of Youth Asking Parents for Fruits and Vegetables: Results from a Salient Belief Elicitation
Alyssa M. Lederer, MPH, CHES, Nicole Smith, MPH, CHES, Susan E. Middlestadt, PhD and Darleesa Doss, MPH
1:15 PM
Perception gaps in physical activity and nutrition among parents and their obese children in Georgia: A pilot camp intervention
Michael DeGuzman, MPH, Tonia Calder, MPH CHES, Cristiana Milone, MS RD, Jill Davis, MPH, Karen Lindsley, RN MSN CDE CCRC and Andrew Muir, MD
1:30 PM
Long-term retention of information and skills in parent-child sexual health communication among Hispanics
Sheetal Malhotra, MBBS, MS, Diane M. Santa Maria, MSN APRN-BC and Katherine Hendricks, MD, MPH&TM

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

Organized by: Public Health Education and Health Promotion
Endorsed by: Maternal and Child Health, School Health Education and Services

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