142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition

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Worksite Wellness Outside of the Box!

142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition (November 15 - November 19, 2014): http://www.apha.org/events-and-meetings/annual
Monday, November 17, 2014: 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Worksite policies and programs may help employees reduce health risks and improve their quality of life. This session features effective employee health interventions.
Session Objectives: Formulate community-level approaches that support enterprise-level behavioral change. Articulate how wellness objectives support economic success.
Lynda Konecny, D.H.Ed, CHES

Employees' perceptions of evidence-based approaches to wellness in low-wage industries
Peggy A. Hannon, PhD, MPH, Kristen Hammerback, MA, Sara Teague, BA, Marlana Kohn, MPH, Sarah Ross-Viles, MPH, Ryan Kellogg, MA, Caitlin Mason, PhD and Jeffrey R. Harris, MD MPH MBA
Consideration of Employee Mental Health in Worksite Wellness Programs: Findings at a Large, Midwestern University
Jennifer Alyea, MPH, Lisa K. Staten, PhD, Gregory Steele, DrPH,MPH and Tess Weathers, MPH

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)