Online Program

Targeting Health Behavior Change through Worksites: Innovative Behavioral Interventions

Monday, November 2, 2015: 2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
The workplace has become a critical setting to promote overall health and improve quality of life. This session will examine a variety of strategies used to foster a healthy work environment. Topic areas will include healthy eating, physical activity, chronic disease management, and lactation services. Each campaign was successful in improving employee wellness through policy, systems, and environmental changes. Lessons learned will be shared to assist other organizations and agencies replicate similar models to improve their employee wellness outcomes.
Session Objectives: Identify key components to increase utilization of a worksite wellness program. Examine sustainable strategies used in a variety of worksite wellness campaigns. Discuss the need for collaboration in planning, implementing, and evaluating worksite wellness campaigns.

Show us your Healthy Selfie! A Federal Workforce Campaign   
Marilyn Wolff, MPH, Becky Rentz, BS, ACSM CEP, Desiree McNair, MPH and Tina Lankford, MPH
San Diego County's Live Well @ Work Initiative: Advancing Employee Health through Policy, Systems and Environmental Change   
Chesley Blevins, MPH, Kelley Thompson, MPH, Blanca Melendrez, MA, Deirdre Browner, MPH, Lindsey McDermid, MS, Wilma J. Wooten, MD, MPH and Thomas Coleman, MD, MS
Using Motivational Interviewing in a worksite translation of the Diabetes Prevention Program   
Heather Zuercher, MPH, Heather M. Padilla, MS, RDN, LD, David M. DeJoy, PhD and Mark G. Wilson, HSD
Translating the Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (CDSMP) for use in the workplace: Stakeholders and processes   
Matthew Lee Smith, PhD, MPH, CHES, Mark G. Wilson, HSD, David M. DeJoy, PhD, Heather M. Padilla, MS, RDN, LD, Heather Zuercher, MPH, Robert J. Vandenberg, PhD, Phaedra Corso, PhD, Kate Lorig, DrPH, RN and Marcia Ory, PhD, MPH

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

Organized by: Public Health Education and Health Promotion
Endorsed by: Breastfeeding Forum

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