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SPOTLIGHT ARCHIVE: Teen Health

March

Learning products and resources to help the public health workforce promote safe and nurturing environments for teens to become healthy, productive adults.

Teen Health Learning Products


Creating an Asthma-Friendly School

  • Provides real-life success stories of students with asthma
  • Features implementation of asthma-friendly policies and programs

Dating Matters: Understanding Teen Dating Violence Prevention

  • Designed to help educators, youth-serving organizations, and others working with teens understand the risk factors and warning signs associated with teen dating and violence
  • Developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in partnership with Liz Claiborne, Inc.
  • Provides an interactive resource center with access to additional dating violence information, links to curricula, strategies, and tools

Do Adolescent Smokers Want to Quit and How Can We Help?Continuing Education

  • Designed for the general public health community and substance abuse professionals
  • Provides cessation techniques and strategies for adolescent smokers

Electronic Aggression

  • Explains how new forms of electron media are being used by youth
  • Provides  examples of how youth violence can occur with electronic media

Parents, School Success, and Health

  • Discusses the importance of parental involvement in children’s academic success and lifelong health
  • Presented by William Jeynes , Ph.D, Ed.M., professor and educator

Principles of Prevention (POP) Continuing Education

  • Discuses the burden of violence in the United States
  • Describes the public health approach to violence prevention for child abuse and neglect, intimate partner violence, sexual violence, suicide, and youth violence

School Health Policies and Programs Study (SHHPS) 2006: Healthy Eating

  • Highlights key school health policy and practice results on healthy eating from the 2006 study
  • Conducted every six years to assess the characteristics of eight components of school health programs

School Health Policies and Programs Study (SHPPS) 2006: Overview

  • Provides an overview of key school health policy and practice results from the 2006 SHPPS study
  • Conducted every six years to assess the characteristics of eight components of school health programs

School Health Policies and Programs Study (SHPPS) 2006: Tobacco

  • Highlights key school health policy and practice results on tobacco from the 2006 study
  • Conducted every six years to assess the characteristics of eight components of school health programs

STRYVE Online Training

  • Three-part training includes Start Here: Look for Warning Signs; Lesson One: Understand Youth Violence; and Lesson Two: Protect Your Community
  • Provides the foundation for understanding what youth violence is and how to prevent it

Using Evidence for Public Health Decision Making: Violence Prevention Focused on Children and Youth

  • Summarizes the findings of the Task Force on Community Preventive Services
  • Reviews the effectiveness of violence prevention interventions focused on children and youth

Teen Health Resources

Valuable training and learning resources on CDC's Spotlight topic, intended for the public health community.

Additional Teen Health Resources

A range of resources on the Spotlight topic relevant to specific audiences, or useful to the general public.

CDC Buttons and Badges

Share CDC events and campaigns about teen health with your colleagues and others by placing a CDC button or badge on your personal website, social network profile, and blogs.

To get the codes for the following CDC buttons and badges, visit Youth Physical Activity Guidelines Toolkit Button.

Youth Physical Activity Guidelines Toolkit. Be Active and Play 60 Minutes Every Day!

Youth Physical Activity Guidelines Toolkit – Be Active and Play 60 minutes Every Day!

Youth Physical Activity Guidelines Toolkit. Learn More!

Youth Physical Activity Guidelines Toolkit. Learn More!

CDC Widgets

Share information about teen health with your colleagues and others by placing a CDC.gov widget on your page. For instructions, please visit the CDC.gov website.

A CDC.gov widget added to your page provides up-to-date, credible health and safety information to your website.

YRBS Data Widget

YRBS Data Widget screenshot

Parents are the Key

Parents are the Key screenshot

 

Information regarding training products and resources featured in CDC’s Spotlight was provided by

  • CDC.gov Content Team
  • Division of Adolescent and School Health
  • (The) Guide to Community Preventive Services
  • National Center for Injury Prevention and Control
  • TrainingFinder Real-time Affiliate Integrated Network (TRAIN),  a free service of the Public Health Foundation
 
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  • Page last updated: January 1, 2012
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