MS016: School-Wide Health and Wellness Promotion: Capitalizing on Partnerships

Wednesday, February 19, 2014 3:00 PM–4:50 PM


This mini skills workshop will present an innovative approach for school health professionals to collaborate with families and community partners to promote students’ mental and physical health. Techniques and strategies for including families in school-based health promotion activities will be presented. Research and a culturally sensitive framework for developing a school-wide campaign will be shared, and participants will have an opportunity to develop an outline for programming at their own school.


Jacqueline Zeller, Children's Hospital Neighborhood Partnerships and Harvard Graduate School of Education, Boston, MA; Suzanne Costello, Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, MA