The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine
Office of Congressional and government Affairs
At A Glance
 
 
Briefing
: Promoting Positive Adolescent Health Behaviors and Outcomes: Thriving in the 21st Century
Dates:
Wed, Dec 11, 2019   428 Dirksen Senate Office Bldg. – 3:00 p.m.
Thu, Dec 12, 2019   717 Hart Senate Office Bldg. – 10:00 a.m.

 

THE NATIONAL ACADEMIES OF SCIENCES, ENGINEERING, AND MEDICINE
Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education 
and 
Health and Medicine Division
Board on Children, Youth, and Families
Committee on Applying Lessons of Optimal Adolescent Health 
to Improve Behavioral Outcomes for Youth
 
 
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Congressional Briefings
 
on
 
Promoting Positive Adolescent Health Behaviors and Outcomes: 
Thriving in the 21st Century
 
This new report, from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, identifies key program factors that can improve health outcomes related to adolescent behavior and provides evidence-based recommendations toward effective implementation of federal programming initiatives. This study explores normative adolescent development, the current landscape of adolescent risk behavior, core components of effective programs focused on optimal health, and recommendations for research, programs, and policies.
 
These briefings were for members of Congress and congressional staff only. The report was publicly released on December 12, 2019 and can be found, in its entirety, on the Web site of the National Academies Press.