3165.0 Lifespan Communication: Health Behavior in Children, Adolescents, and Teens (Organized by HCWG)

Monday, October 29, 2012: 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
This session will describe salient health issues and initiatives among children, adolescents, and teens.
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 innovative initiatives targeting child, adolescent, and teen health.

Table 1
Relationship between Parental Closeness and Sexual Activity among Haitian American Adolescents
Sankalp Das, BDS, Anshul Saxena, BDS, Jennifer Attonito, MS, Michele Jean-Gilles, PhD, Rhonda Rosenberg, Ph.D., Brenda Lerner, RN, PsyD, Jessy G. Dévieux, Ph.D. and Robert M. Malow, PhD
Table 2
“Healthy Futures”: A Randomized Trial of a Motivational Interviewing Intervention to Promote Future Orientation and Improve Health Outcomes
Vanya Jones, PhD, MPH, Sarah Lindstrom Johnson, PhD, Nadine Finigan, PhD and Tina L. Cheng, MD, MPH
Table 3
LungtropolisTM: Where kids with asthma learn to play
Barbara Kaplan, MPH, CHES and Susan Schroeder, MPH, MCHES
Table 4
HOP'N Home: Intervention description and process evaluation of a childhood obesity prevention project
Tanis Hastmann, PhD, MPH, Bronwyn Fees, PhD, Richard Rosenkranz, PhD and David Dzewaltowski, PhD
Table 5
Cyberbullying Involvements of Urban Young Adolescents
Daniel Finkelstein, PhD, Shari Kessel Schneider, MSPH, Athi Myint-U, EdM, Deborah McLean Leow and Lydia O'Donnell, EdD
Table 6
Parental monitoring, parent-adolescent communication and adolescent risk behaviors
Bo Wang, PhD, Bonita Stanton, MD, Xiaoming Li, Lynette Deveaux, BA, Veronica Koci, MS, Guowei Yu and Sonja Lunn, MBBS
Table 7
Developing health leaders: A Community Health Curriculum for a Secondary School in New York City (NYC)
Venis Wilder, MD, Shikha Gupta, Mona Dalal, MD and Lourdes J. Hernández-Cordero, DrPH
Table 9
Project Healthy Schools: Collaboration to promote longterm health and wellness for youth
Jean DuRussel-Weston, RN MPH CHES, Lindsey Rose Mitchell, MPH, Susan Aaronson, RD, Catherine Fitzgerald, RD, LaVaughn M. Palma-Davis, MA, Caren S. Goldberg, MD, Roopa Gurm, MS and Kim A. Eagle, MD
Table 10
An innovative newborn screening program for hemoglobinopathies: Improving access to care for an underserved population
Kisha Braswell, MPH, Chris Roberson, JD/MPH, Natalie Duncan, MPH, Whitney Sealls, PhD, Angeli Rampersad, MD and Amy Shapiro, MD

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

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