Tuesday, July 16, 2019 12:00 PM ~ 1:00 PM ET

This webinar will identify best practices and feature examples for planning for and ensuring authentic youth engagement in public health programs and practices for adolescents.


Positive Approaches to Adolescent Health


Encouraging healthy behavior can result in what the 2016 Lancet commission on adolescent health and wellbeing called a “triple dividend” — benefits for the adolescent now, for their future adult life and for future generations.


Don't miss the final adolescent health webinar co-sponsored by APHA and the Office of Population Affairs and Office of Adolescent Health, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. 

Participants will learn how to:

  • Define authentic youth engagement;
  • Identify best practices or guiding principles for authentic youth engagement in public health;
  • Identify strategies used to effectively engage youth in various roles that affect their healthy development; and

Discuss suggestions from youth on how to improve their involvement in program planning, implementation, and evaluation. 


Elizabeth Berard, MPH, Youth Branch Chief, Office of HIV/AIDS, USAID

Topic: What is youth engagement?


Nikki Payne, Assistant Vice President, Delta Health Alliance

Nakisha Watts, PhD, Program Manager, Delta Health Alliance

Topic: Authentic youth engagement in practice.