Online Program

Bridging the Communication Gap: Linguistically and Culturally Synchronized Health Promotion and Education Practices

Monday, November 4, 2013: 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
This session will list strategies for software interfacing with regard to health care services within community settings.
Session Objectives: Discuss lessons learned and strategies for implementing culturally and linguistically appropriate services standards in community settings. Describe how patient narratives can be used as a tool to support health behavior change. Discuss a new application of the Diffusion of Innovations theory.

Implementation of CLAS standards to meet the needs of at-risk populations in Massachusetts   
Ranjani Paradise, PhD, Jennifer Bennet, BA, Caterina Hill, MSc, Stacey King, MS, Sue Schlotterbeck, MS, RD, LD and Elisa Friedman, MS
Community-based health promoters as change agents: Culturally-appropriate strategies for hygiene behavior modification in a rural salvadoran setting   
Elizabeth Andrade, DrPH, MPH, Mark Edberg, PhD, MA, Marie Hoffman, MPH, Tilly Gurman, DrPH, MPH, Maria Luisa Avalos, David Antonio Interiano and Doris Arminda Alfaro
We're not low income latinos - we are rural mexicans living in san jose, California: Implications for health education when priority populations define themselves   
Kathleen M. Roe, DrPH, MPH, Maziel Giron, MPH, Robert RInck, MPH, Arcadi Kolchak, MPH(c) and Stephanie Chand, BS(c)
This is my life, inspiring thoughts for stroke survivors: Patient narratives in the deserve intervention   
Veronica Torrico, MA, Leigh Quarles, MPH, CPH, CHES, David Huffman, MA, Eric Keith and Bernadette Boden-Albala, MPH, DrPH

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: Public Health Education and Health Promotion
Endorsed by: Food and Nutrition, Community Health Workers

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