Project healthy schools: Increasing heart healthy behaviors in middle school students through school and community collaboration
Learning Areas:Administer health education strategies, interventions and programs
Assessment of individual and community needs for health education
Conduct evaluation related to programs, research, and other areas of practice
Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Describe three elements within the Project Healthy Schools program which insure a successful collaboration with schools and communities to increase heart healthy behaviors in middle school students. Compare different models of program delivery and how to match diverse communities to the models that work for them.
Keyword(s): Adolescent Health, Community Collaboration
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have beem manager of Project Healthy Schools since it's inception in 2004 and was involved in development, implementation and ongoing evaluation of PHS. I am a registered nurse and certified health education specialist with over 30 years of experience in Public Health as a Public Health Nurse and Community Health Education Coordinator. Have been on the faculty of EMU's School of Nursing and the UM-Flintâs School of Allied Health Professions and Studies.
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.