CDC DASH Talks Parent Engagement in Two Free Events Next Week

Posted on November 8, 2012

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Dr. Kevin Fenton, Director of CDC’s National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention and Dr. Shannon Michael of CDC’s Division of Adolescent and School Health are leading discussions on parent engagement next week. Join the ASHA webinar and TwitterChat to find out about programs and strategies for getting parents on board!

Webinar: Engaging Parents to Foster Healthier, More Successful Students
Hosted by the American School Health Association and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. EST

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This webinar will discuss how parent engagement in school health positively influences the health of children and adolescents. Dr. Joyce Epstein, Director of the Center on School, Family, and Community Partnerships and National Network of Partnership Schools at Johns Hopkins University, will provide an overview of high quality programs for school, family, and community partnerships. Dr. Shannon Michael, adolescent health researcher at the CDC, will describe how parent engagement in schools positively impacts adolescent education and health outcomes, and will identify evidence-based strategies and actions for engaging parents in school health. The session will end with an in-depth overview of CDC’s newly released resources for parent engagement in school health.

TwitterChat: Getting Parents Engaged in School Health

Thursday, November 15, 2012
2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. EST

Join Dr. Kevin Fenton, Director of CDC’s National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, and subject matter experts Dr. Shannon Michael, adolescent health researcher in CDC’s Division of Adolescent and School Health and Dr. Patricia Dittus, behavioral scientist in CDC’s Division of STD Prevention, for an interactive TwitterChat to share and discuss evidence-based strategies and actions for engaging parents in school health.

Follow #HealthyYouthChat to participate!

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