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Protective Factors to Support Wellness Across the Lifespan

May 14 @ 9:00 am - 10:15 am

National research indicates that focusing on protective factors during adolescence can have a profound impact on wellness later in life.  Healthy Alaskans 2030 recently finalized its leading health objectives and included protective factors among its priorities.  This 90-minute session will describe the importance of protective factors to adolescent health; discuss cross-sector strategies to maintain or improve protective factor approaches in rural communities; and discuss the connection between protective factors, cultural approaches for prevention and Alaska Native values.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Describe the impacts of shared risk and protective factors on overall wellness.
  2. Define Healthy Alaskans 2030 objectives that prioritize protective factors.
  3. Identify cross-sector strategies to maintain or improve protective factor approaches in rural communities.

Details

Date:
May 14
Time:
9:00 am - 10:15 am
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