142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition

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Affirmative models for sexual health

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 - 12:00 PM
Optimal sexual health includes more than the absence of disease and dysfunction. Sexual pleasure, desire, and relationship dynamics are major drivers of behavior. This panel will feature research that addresses sexual health from a holistic perspective that incorporates affirmative aspects of sexuality and health.
Session Objectives: Describe at least two ways that affirmative models of sexual health can be applied to public health research or practice.

Sex and Pregnancy: A Descriptive Analysis of Partnered and Solo Sexual Activity among Two Samples of Women
Sofia Jawed-Wessel, PhD, MPH, Joshua G. Rosenberger, PhD, MPH, Vanessa Schick, PhD, Debby Herbenick, PhD, MPH, Michael Reece, PhD and J. Dennis Fortenberry, MD, MS
Reproductive health for teens: Parents want in too
Ainat Koren, PhD RN, Mary Giannetti, Ayn Yeagle and Jessica Diaz
Operationalizing Resilience-Building and Life Course Planning with Pregnant and Parenting Adolescents in California
Mary Kreger, Dr PH, Lissa Pressfield, MHS, Susan Fleischer, MSC, CCRT, Catherine Lopez, MEd, Zhiwei Yu, MPH, Kathleen Tebb, Ph.D., Sara Truebridge, Ed.D. and Claire Brindis, DrPH

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

Organized by: Population, Reproductive and Sexual Health
Endorsed by: Women's Caucus, APHA-Committee on Women's Rights

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