Prevention is Powerful: Heroin and the Teen Brain explores the Heroin Prevention Program developed by the Robert Crown Center for Health Education (RCC). In this overview, educators receive a statistical and cultural overview of heroin abuse, and its personal and social costs. The webinar summarizes the program’s development, from its inception through content research, development, pilot, and evaluation. It outlines goals and components of the program, as well as methods of implementation locally and across the country.
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The Seven Measures of Success, a research project undertaken by the Center for Association Leadership, looked at factors that truly set successful associations apart from others. These “seven measures of success” were grounded in the work of Jim Collins and his colleagues. Let’s look at ASHA through the lens of these seven critical elements.
Dr. Lloyd Kolbe, founding Director of CDC’s Division of Adolescent and School Health, is publishing an Open Letter to national health and education organizations regarding “National Strategies to Improve Both Education and Health” in the January 2015 issue of the Journal of School Health (JOSH). Listen here as he presents his letter to the attendees of ASHA’s Annual School Health Conference.
Dr. Michael Pistiner, pediatric allergist for Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates and Anne Sheetz, RN, MPH, NEA-BC, share evidence based and best practice guidance and strategies, consistent with the CDC guidelines for making school settings safe for students with life-threatening allergies (LTAs).