142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition

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Chronic Stress in Adolescents: Implications for Immigrant Populations

142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition (November 15 - November 19, 2014): http://www.apha.org/events-and-meetings/annual
Monday, November 17, 2014 : 10:30 AM - 10:50 AM

Olga Acosta Price, PhD , George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health, Washington, DC
Immigrant adolescents experience chronic stress that is compounded by cultural differences in their homes, schools and communities. Culturally relevant stress management for immigrant adolescents and the adults who serve them will be the focus of this presentation.

Learning Areas:

Social and behavioral sciences

Learning Objectives:
Discuss stress in the context of immigrant adolescent experiences. Identify approaches to management that are relevant to this population.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I direct a national resource center housed within a school of public health that has provided technical assistance and guidance to communities across the US who implement school-connected mental and physical health interventions aimed at addressing the needs of vulnerable children and their families. I have developed and published relevant materials and often present to national audiences on this topic.
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.