The following health topics will be addressed in keynote and breakout sessions, as well as exhibits:
- Mental Health
- Consumer Health
- Personal Health
- Family Health
- Community Health
- Environmental Health
- Growth and Development
Thus, it is our belief that by working with a representative group of parents we will be able to impact parents’ knowledge of the eight components of coordinated school health. The component areas work together to foster a healthy well-balanced child who is ready to thrive.
The eight areas of coordinated school health related to these topics are:
- Health Services
- Nutritional Services
- Health & School Environment
- School Site Staff Health Promotion
- Family and Community Involvement
- Health Education
- School Counseling, Psychological and Sociological Services
Once the major health risk factors children face is addressed they will be ready to learn and can be guided into becoming healthy and productive adults. The six leading health risk factors for young people are:
- Abuse of alcohol and other drugs
- Poor eating habits
- Physical inactivity
- HIV, STDs, and unintended pregnancy
- Unintentional and intentional injuries
What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?
Parking is free in the hotel parking lot
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
No, your eventbrite information will be sufficient
Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn’t match the person who attends?
No, please contact event organizer to update registration if needed.