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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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2014 IBPA Conference

Karla Joyce-Good and Allison Messina were pleased to present the CHPDP’s work at the 2014 annual International Bullying Prevention Association’s(IBPA) conference held this past November in San Diego, CA.  This year the CHPDP was selected to present on three separate areas of their bullying prevention work. These presentations included an interactive session on the CHPDP’s newly released…
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Are you a law enforcement or mental health professional working in Allegheny county schools? Do you want to learn how to make your school a better place?

If so, register for a free one day bullying prevention training sponsored by the Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention on October 22, 2014 at the Edgewood Country Club. Attendees will gain valuable knowledge and practical training on how to identify children who have been bullied and what specific support they can provide to…
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CHPDP Presents at International Bullying Prevention Association Annual Conference

On November 11, 2013, CHPDP had the honor of presenting several workshops at the International Bullying Prevention Association’s Annual Conference, held in Nashville Tennessee.  The following is a brief overview of the CHPDP presentations: Allison Messina presented a workshop entitled:  Estimating the Cost Benefit of Bullying Prevention in your School; Preventing Student Withdrawal Adds to…
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Charvonne Holliday Presents at American Public Health Association’s Annual Conference

In November  2013, Charvonne Holliday presented a session at the American Public Health Association’s annual conference entitled:  “Using the Expanded Chronic Care Model in an International Initiative to Address the Chronicity of Pediatric Asthma in a Clinical Setting.” The objectives of the presentation were to describe the process of implementing the Expanded Chronic Care model…
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Diana Schroeder Presents at The American Public Health Association (APHA)

On November 4, 2013, Diana Schroeder presented a poster titled “Evaluation of a Large Scale Multiyear Bullying Prevention Program in Pennsylvania” at the  American Public Health Association’s annual conference. (Poster prepared by Allison Messina). This poster presentation highlighted the key findings of the largest coordinated implementation and evaluation of a bullying prevention program in the United…
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CHPDP Presents at International Health Conference

The Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention (CHPDP) along with international partner, the Laboratorio Clinica Pedegogico e Ricerca Biomedica’s (LCPeRB), will contribute to the 2013 International Conference on Health Promoting Hospitals and Health Services. The theme for the 21st annual conference is, “towards a more health oriented health service: an issue of body and…
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CHPDP to Host Bullying Prevention Retreat for Administrators

This event, planned and presented by Windber Research Institute and funded through the Highmark Foundation’s Bullying Prevention Institute, will provide administrators an opportunity to examine their strategies for engaging teachers effectively around bullying prevention and other school climate factors. James Dillon will be returning this year to share strategies from his new book entitled “No…
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