142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition

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Worksite Wellness and Health Promotion

142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition (November 15 - November 19, 2014): http://www.apha.org/events-and-meetings/annual
Wednesday, November 19, 2014: 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
The purpose of this session provides several, actionable tips to better market sustainable health behaviors for work-site wellness and health promotion. The audience will learn about the role of messaging in the success of workplace health promotion. Learners will also receive insight on how workplace health promotion can be an important tool in enhancing employee health and increasing productivity.
Session Objectives: Identify barriers for providing comprehensive wellness programming. Identify appropriate programming and a replicable model for a small business setting. Describe the need of developing customized wellness programs for female participants in certain occupations. Describe the usage of campaigns to improve wellness in work-site settings.
Lynda Konecny, D.H.Ed, CHES

Thriving to make workplace health promotion a success: Riverside County's Thrive Across America Challenge
Susan Harrington, MS, RD, Michael Osur, MBA, Marshare Penny, DrPH (c), MPH, Rodger Lehl, MBA and Nancy Taylor
Group engagement influences participant outcomes in a worksite translation of DPP
Tiffany Howard, MPH, Heather Zuercher, MPH, Heather M. Padilla, MS, RDN, LD, Mark G. Wilson, HSD and David M. DeJoy, PhD
Lessons learned from telephone-based health coaching in the worksite
Heather Zuercher, MPH, Heather M. Padilla, MS, RDN, LD, Mark G. Wilson, HSD and David M. DeJoy, PhD

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

Organized by: Public Health Education and Health Promotion

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