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National Eating Disorder Awareness Week: Feb 26-March 4, 2018

National Eating Disorder Awareness Week February 26-March 4   What is an Eating Disorder? Eating Disorders are a form of Mental Illness that can affect anybody. Mood and anxiety disorders often co-occur with Eating Disorders as well. Unstable eating habits and obsessing over body weight is what an Eating Disorder is. Factors that cause an…
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February: Teen Dating Violence Month

Teen Dating Violence Month   Dating Violence Dating Violence also known as Intimate Partner Violence, is a significant public health problem that affects millions of people. Sadly, according to the Department of Justice, Intimate Partner Violence accounts for 15% of all violent crimes. Dating violence can be physical, sexual, and psychological. Stalking is also a…
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No Name-Calling Week: Jan 15-21, 2018

NO NAME-CALLING WEEK January 15-21, 2018   Where Did No Name-Calling Week Come from? No Name-Calling Week was inspired by The Misfits by James Howe. The Misfits is about four best friends who are trying to survive the 7th grade despite the frequent taunts about their weight, height, intelligence, and sexual orientation or gender expression.…
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Increased gun violence risk among bullied students

The Nation’s Health, a publication of the American Public Health Association reports on a study published July 3 by the University of Washington School of Public Health in the Journal of Adolescent Health about the relationship between bullying and gun violence. Researchers used data from the School Crime Supplement to the National Crime Victimization Survey…
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CHPDP will be hosting School Health Conference in September

We are excited to announce that we will be hosting a school health conference on Tuesday September 27 and Wednesday September 28, in Washington, PA. This free conference “School Health is Academic” features many important school health topics and speakers.  Tuesday is a pre-conference day with 3 breakout sessions to choose from. The conference is geared towards school…
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Check out the latest publication by Dr. Diana Schroeder

In March 2016, Dr. Schroeder and colleagues published the article: Enhancing Nurses’ Pain Assessment to Improve Patient Satisfaction. Congratulations! To view the abstract: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27028687 Orthop Nurs. 2016 Mar-Apr;35(2):108-17; quiz 118-9. doi: 10.1097/NOR.0000000000000226. Schroeder DL1, Hoffman LA, Fioravanti M, Medley DP, Zullo TG, Tuite PK.
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National Public Health Week is April 4-10, 2016

Celebrate National Public Health week with us! Let the American Public Health Association show you how we can create the healthiest nation in eight steps. Click the link to visit their website National Public Health Week 2016 . American Public Health Association will host its sixth annual National Public Health Week Twitter Chat on April 6, 2016…
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