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2012 Health Education Practice Conference
Adolescent Health: Planting Seeds for a Healthier Generation

Wednesday, October 17th, 2012
9:00am 4:00pm
Grace E. Simons Lodge


To commemorate National Health Education Week by showcasing effective health education practice throughout Los Angeles County and recognizing service provided by the Los Angeles County health education workforce.


  1. Define health education practice.

  2. Discuss the implications of Healthy People 2020 and Public Health accreditation on health education practice and adolescent health.

  3. Identify evidence-based health education strategies for addressing HIV/STD, LGBT, and injury and violence prevention issues among adolescents.

  4. Present awards to LA County health education staff.

  5. Develop a network of health education practitioners.

Read our Conference Program to learn more about:

  • National Health Education Week
  • Conference Agenda
  • Los Angeles County Health Education Workforce
  • Presenter Bios
  • Health Education Awardees
  • In Remebrance: Frank S. Stafford, Jr.


Adolescent Health & Healthy People 2020
Presented by Jonathan E. Fielding, MD, MPH, MBA, MA

Public Health Accreditation
Presented by Jeffrey Gunzenhauser, MD, MPH

Parks after Dark Program
Presented by Kelly Fischer, MA; Shamika Ossey, RN, BSN, PHN & Mika Yamamoto

STD Prevention among Youth in Los Angeles County
Presented by Christine J. De Rosa, PhD & Harlan Rotblatt


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