presents
2015 Adolescent Health Symposium
Join us for a day of collaboration and education aimed at improving health outcomes of youth in Nevada. Gain practical resources and tools to impact communities across the state.
(No cost for attendance. Registration is required.)
When
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
8:00 am to 5:00 pm
(Breakfast & Lunch Provided)
Where


The InNEVation Center
6795 Edmond Street, 3rd Floor
Las Vegas, NV 89118

Reno Location: TBD
Target Audience
  • Nurses
  • Family Practice Physicians
  • Pediatricians
  • Pediatric Residents
  • Childcare Providers
  • Public Health Advocates
  • Social Workers
  • CHES
  • Pharmacists
  • MFTs
  • Youth Advocates
TOPICS & SPEAKERS
 
Suicide and Youth 
Richard Egan, Suicide Prevention, Division of Public and Behavioral Health


 
Teens, Tweens & Vaccines 

Trudy Larson

 

Internet Safety & Anti-Sexting
Chris Holman, SM@RTConnections
 
Oral Health
Christina Demopoulos, DDS, MPH, Division of Public and Behavioral Health
 
Youth Engagement
Amineh Harvey, Teen Advocates for Pregnancy Prevention Youth Council, 
Southern Nevada Health District & 
Malcolm Ahlo, Tobacco Control Program, Southern Nevada Health District
 
Sexual Health & Adolescents 
Jennifer Howell, MPH, CHES, Washoe County Health District

 

Homeless Youth
Paula Zier, Youth Sector, Committee on Homelessness
 
Obesity & Adolescents 
Nicole Bungum, MS, CHES, Chronic Disease Prevention & Health Promotion. Southern Nevada Health District
  
 
Sessions are pending (1) nursing contact hour from St. Rose Dominican Hospitals-Education Department, (1) hour of CE from Nevada Board of Examiners for Social Workers, Nevada Board of Examiners for Marriage & Family Therapists and The Nevada Registry.