Walking the Walk: Applying Positive Youth Development Approaches to Adolescent Health

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Add to Calendar 2019-06-18 12:00:00 2019-06-18 12:00:00 Walking the Walk: Applying Positive Youth Development Approaches to Adolescent Health This webinar will use examples from the field to highlight how positive youth development approaches can be applied by organizations, systems and communities to improve adolescent health. Panelists will describe positive youth development and discuss the findings from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine Study on the Neurobiological and Socio-behavioral Science of Adolescent Development and Its Applicationsand its implications related to positive youth development.  Youth Thrive, a framework rooted in protective factors being used across the country by youth-serving professionals to improve the lives of youth, will also be discussed. Webinar participants will learn to: Discuss the importance of applying positive youth development approaches to public health with organizations, systems and communities to improve adolescent health; and                    Explain how public health organizations can promote and implement positive youth development approaches to improve adolescent health. To participate in the webinar: Click here. noreply@air.org America/New_York public

This webinar used examples from the field to highlight how positive youth development approaches can be applied by organizations, systems and communities to improve adolescent health. Panelists described positive youth development and discussed the findings from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine Study on the Neurobiological and Socio-behavioral Science of Adolescent Development and Its Applicationsand its implications related to positive youth development. Youth Thrive, a framework rooted in protective factors being used across the country by youth-serving professionals to improve the lives of youth, was also discussed.

Webinar participants learned to:

  • Discuss the importance of applying positive youth development approaches to public health with organizations, systems and communities to improve adolescent health; and                   
  • Explain how public health organizations can promote and implement positive youth development approaches to improve adolescent health.

To participate in the webinar: Click here.


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