Adolescent Connectedness to School and Family Has Lasting Effects

Crossposted from: CDC Adolescent and School Health Youth who feel engaged and supported at school and at home in adolescence are less likely to experience negative health outcomes in adulthood. CDC findings published today in Pediatrics suggest that youth who feel connected at home and at school were less likely to experience health risk behaviors…

Trainings to Improve Adolescent-Centered Practice

The Adolescent Health Initiative (AHI) out of the University of Michigan has a lot of great resources for school-based health centers and other adolescent-centered clinics. One such tool is their “Spark” trainings. These 20-minute trainings are free and available to you, covering the following topics: Being youth-friendly Strengths-based approaches to adolescent health Adolescent brain development…

2019 Conference on Adolescent Health

Join colleagues from across the country on April 11-12, 2019 in Detroit, Michigan at the 2019 Conference on Adolescent Health! This annual event draws a national audience of multidisciplinary health professionals for two days of Breakout Sessions, Oral Presentations, Poster Presentations, and networking events. The Adolescent Health Initiative is now accepting proposals for the 6th annual…