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Allison Barlow examines a paraprofessional approach to promoting behavioural health among indigenous populations specifically within American Indian communities in rural reservation lands in the United States. In these communities, behavioural health issues – such as substance abuse, intentional and unintentional injuries, conduct problems and high-risk sex – all peak in adolescence, leading to a high burden of years of productive life lost.

Event details of Examining paraprofessional healthcare among indigenous populations
Date 3 October 2013
Time 14:00 -15:00
Location Agnietenkapel

M.A. Barlow, The Role and Efficacy of Native Paraprofessional Home Visitors in Reducing Behavioral Health Disparities in Indigenous Populations

Supervisors

Prof. W.L.J.M. Devillé
Prof. L.W. Niessen (Johns Hopkins University)

Co-supervisor

Prof. M. Santosham (Johns Hopkins University)

Agnietenkapel

Oudezijds Voorburgwal 229 - 231
1012 EZ Amsterdam

Entrance

Free of change