Online Program

Primary Prevention of Chronic Stress in Vulnerable Students

Tuesday, November 3, 2015 : 11:10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Terri Wright, PhD, MPH, Centers for Public Health Policy and School, Health and Education, American Public Health Association, Washington, DC
This presentation explores a role for public health in addressing the social determinants of mental health and well-being to increase population outcomes and educational success.

Learning Areas:

Diversity and culture
Other professions or practice related to public health
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Program planning
Public health or related organizational policy, standards, or other guidelines
Systems thinking models (conceptual and theoretical models), applications related to public health

Learning Objectives:
Differentiate clinical strategies from public health strategies in the provision of mental health care of urban minority youth. Provide examples of school-wide assessment and prevention activities to support better health, behavioral, and learning outcomes in youth at risk of school dropout or pushout.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: Terri D. Wright is the Director of the Center for Public Health Policy and the Center for School, Health & Education, in the Division of Public Health Policy and Practice at the American Public Health Association. Among other responsibilities, she provides leadership to the strategic development and integration of public health in school-based health care and education.
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.