142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition

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Minority to Majority: Latino Public Health Education and Health Promotion Programs

142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition (November 15 - November 19, 2014): http://www.apha.org/events-and-meetings/annual
Tuesday, November 18, 2014: 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
The purpose of this session is to reveal the barriers to accessing health care services and information for Latino families. The audience will learn about various health promotion and strategic models that reduce the health disparities for Latino families. The audience members will also gain a better understanding about the role of family based interventions in public health efforts to improve Latino health outcomes.
Session Objectives: Describe programs and interventions that can improve low-income Latinos familiesí sense of empowerment to manage their healthcare. Explain successful, culturally appropriate program components for Latino patient populations for health disparities reduction.

En Familia: An intergenerational health literacy program for Latino families
Rosa M. Steen, MPH, Kristen D. Holtz, PhD and Louise C. Palmer, MA
Group stress management delivered by community health workers: Effects on emotional functioning among Latinos with type 2 diabetes
Julie Wagner, Ph.D., Angela Bermudez-Millan, Ph.D., M.P.H., Sofia Segura-Perez, M.S., R.D., Grace Damio, M.S., CD/N, Jyoti Chhabra, Ph.D. and Rafael Perez-Escamilla, Ph.D.
Development and evaluation of a culturally-tailored clinic-based breast cancer risk reduction intervention for Latinas
Sheila Castaneda, PhD, Ilana Brongiel, MPH, Rebeca Espinoza, MPH, MA, Olga Cardona, Patricia Perez, Elizabeth Medeiros, Linda Carrillo, BA and Gregory Talavera, MD, MPH

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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)