Lessons learned from a community-university-school district partnership implementing environmental and policy physical activity interventions in rural Missouri
Learning Areas: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
Public health or related organizational policy, standards, or other guidelines
Public health or related public policy
Describe the benefits of forming community and university partnerships with schools. Identify three solutions to barriers of implementing environmental and policy changes. Discuss the necessary steps involved in partnering with schools to implement environmental and policy changes.
Keyword(s): School Health, Policy/Policy Development
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have worked with the Prevention Research Center in St Louis for almost four years and in that capacity, manage the Healthier Missouri Communities project. I work closely and regularly with the school district in this project. Prior to the PRC, I worked for eight years in non-profit directly with students and their families helping to negotiate their health needs in and out of school. I am currently pursing my doctoral degree.
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.