3373.0 Barriers and Facilitators to Participation in Worksite Health Promotion Programs (Organized by Worksite)

Monday, October 31, 2011: 2:30 PM
Session Objectives: 1. Summarize key barriers that keep workers from participating in a worksite health promotion program 2. List possible ways to increase worker participation in a worksite health promotion program.

2:30 PM
2:50 PM
Worksite health promotion programs: How do we attract the employees who need them the most
Leba Shallenberger, DrPH, Bruce Copley, PhD, MPH and Victoria Weldon, MD, MPH
3:10 PM
Healthy & Fit on the Go
Betsy Johnson, MPH
3:30 PM
Trimming the Fat: An Evaluation of a Workplace Initiative to Promote Employee Weight Loss
James May, PhD, Angela Fitzgerald, MS, Ryan Friedberg, BS, Jinny Roberts, BSN and Dawn Farrell-Moore, MSW

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Organized by: Public Health Education and Health Promotion

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