A Population Health Perspective on Middle School Success: Activities, Programs, and Policies: A Workshop

When: December 5, 2019 (8:30 AM Pacific)
Where: • Preservation Park, 1233 Preservation Park Way , Oakland, CA 94612

Topics Children and Families, Education, Public Health
Activity: Roundtable on Population Health Improvement
Board: Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice

An ad hoc planning committee will organize and convene a one-day, interactive public workshop to explore the factors that affect the health and well-being of middle-school aged adolescents. The workshop may include invited presentations on: the risk factors of poor (physical, social, emotional) outcomes and their prevalence; the identification of resilience factors; current policies and programs designed to support middle school success and address issues of equity and financing as they apply to these; and how the health and human (social) services sectors can support and align with the education sector to promote health and well-being in middle school. A proceedings of the presentations and discussion at the workshop will be prepared by a designated rapporteur in accordance with institutional guidelines.


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