142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition

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Chronic Stress in Adolescents from Disadvantaged Communities: A Population Health Perspective and Strategy

142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition (November 15 - November 19, 2014): http://www.apha.org/events-and-meetings/annual
Monday, November 17, 2014 : 11:10 AM - 11:30 AM

Terri Wright, MPH , Center for School, Health and Education, American Public Health Association, Washington, DC
Integrating public health and primary care offer the opportunity to identify adolescent risk behaviors and social factors, including chronic stressors, that contribute to poor health and academic performance. School-based health centers are strategic points of prevention and intervention.  Models and strategies will be presented.

Learning Areas:

Provision of health care to the public
Social and behavioral sciences

Learning Objectives:
Explain how public health can be integrated with primary care to improve chronic stress school-wide. Discuss the role school-based health centers can play in helping students address chronic stress.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have over 30 years of experience in programming and policy related to school-based health care, adolescent health, and public health. I have framed curriculum for integrating public health and primary care and developed a model for the expansion of school-based health care to achieve population health and equity. I have publish chapters and co-edited a book on school-based health care and educational success.
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.