3264.0 Parent and Peer Influence on Youth Health Behavior (HCWG)

Monday, October 31, 2011: 12:30 PM
This session will describe how health issues and youth health behaviors can be influenced by social factors, such as parent and peer influences on sex, prescription drug abuse, television viewing, and work-related injury.
Session Objectives: 1. Explain how a variety of external influences can effect youth health behaviors 2. Discuss what role a youth’s surroundings can have on their health behaviors and lifestyle choices 3. Identify specific health issues that can be addressed by targeting youth support, such as parents and peers

12:45 PM
Demographic differences in the relationship between parents' television reduction behaviors and children's viewing time
Jessica Piotrowski, PhD, Amy Bleakley, PhD, MPH, Michael Hennessy, PhD, MPH, Shonna Kydd, BS and Amy Jordan, PhD
1:00 PM
Healthy communication between parents and working teens and its influence on work-related injury
Erin Welsh, BS, Teresa McGeeney, BA and Kristina Zierold, PhD, MS
1:30 PM

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Organized by: Public Health Education and Health Promotion
Endorsed by: Community Health Workers

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH) , Masters Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES)