AMP!: A new approach to sexual health education for youth
Learning Areas:Advocacy for health and health education
Conduct evaluation related to programs, research, and other areas of practice
Diversity and culture
Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Public health or related research
Identify gaps in standard comprehensive sexual health education Describe the theoretical underpinnings and development of an innovative arts-based sexual health education model Discuss AMP!’s contributions to participatory arts and public health disciplines (Note: This abstract is submitted as part of pre-arranged panel entitled “AMP! across the nation: Exploring the impact and feasibility of arts-based sexual health education in public school settings.”)
Keyword(s): Adolescent Health, Health Promotion
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have been the principal investigator on dozens of grants/projects using arts-based approaches to improve health outcomes. I am also the author of a single author text, How to Make Dances in an Epidemic (Univ of Wisconsin Press), which establishes my credentials in the field, especially in relation to HIV and AIDS.
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.