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Chronic Stress in Disadvantaged Adolescents: A Public Health Response
Monday, November 17, 2014: 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Chronic stress contributes to poor health and academic performance particularly in urban minority and immigrant youth from disadvantaged communities. Environmental conditions coupled with the biopsychosocial developmental trajectory of adolescence combines for behavioral outcomes that may mirror mental illness. Public health offers a distinct perspective on unpacking and responding to chronic adolescent stress in school-based health programming.
Session Objectives: Describe the social determinants of chronic stress in urban minority and immigrant adolescents.
Explain the value of public health approaches to prevention and management of chronic stress in urban minority and immigrant youth.
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Organized by: APHA
Endorsed by: Public Health Social Work
Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)
Masters Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES)