Date & Time
Tuesday, November 2, 2021, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
445 Social Determinants of Health and Juvenile Justice From a Health Care Perspective*

Youth in juvenile justice systems often mirror the health disparities and social determinants of health found in the community. There are opportunities to reduce or eliminate health disparities while in the correctional system while appreciating how the social determinants of health impact maturation. Health professionals can be key to engaging social justice as part of a plan of care.

Educational Objectives:

Describe the health inequities, health disparities, and social determinants of health that impact youth in the justice system

Identify opportunities for health staff to positively address health disparities

Demonstrate how to implement a health care program with a social justice focus

Level: Intermediate