Chicago Area Youth Health Service Corps: Promoting Health through Partnerships
Learning Areas:Advocacy for health and health education
Diversity and culture
Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Provision of health care to the public
Discuss the impetus of initiating YHSC, the core elements of their campaign, and the experienced benefits of developing partnerships within the community, including the schools where the curriculum has been infused and other local area medical centers.
Keyword(s): Community Health Programs, Immigrant Health
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I received my PhD at the University of Chicago, School of Social Service Administration and have been the principle investigator of the Youth Health Service Corps Impact Study, funded by multiple entities within DePaul University which focuses on examining the impact YHSC program within the immigrant community and among youth participants. I have developed knowledge in the areas of ethnic identity and minority development, community practice, and health disparities.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.