Child Development, Resilience and the Environment
This is a recorded presentation that discusses the many complex interactions that affect health both positively and negatively. The presentation focuses on how environmental exposures and social experiences, particularly during early life, can contribute to resilient outcomes.
Explain an “ecological framework” in regards to health.
Identify early life factors that can affect adult health.
Explain “critical time windows.”
Explain how resilience can help mitigate negative early life factors.
Discuss environmental justice and its interaction with vulnerability and resilience
- Christine Zachek, MPH
- Vickie Leonard, RN, PhD
- Brian Tencza, M Ed.
Continuing Education Information
This course qualifies as continuing education for physicians, nurses, certified health education specialists and other professionals provided by the Centers for Disease Control and its partners.
Origination Date – 5/15/2017
Renewal Date – 6/30/2019
Expiration Date - 6/30/2021
.50 CME (for physicians)
.40 CNE (for nurses)
.10 CEU (for other professionals)
CME: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential
Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education
through the joint providership of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and
States Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Unit at University of California,
San Francisco. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is accredited by the
(ACCME ® ) to provide medical education for physicians. Physicians should claim only the
credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention designates this enduring material for
a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.
CNE: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is accredited as a provider of
Continuing Nursing Education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's
Commission on Accreditation. 0.4 contact hours.
CEU: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is authorized by IACET to offer
0.1 CEUs for this program.
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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and States Pediatric Environmental
Health Specialty Unit at University of California, San Francisco are jointly providing the
CNE for this activity.
CDC did not accept commercial support for this continuing education activity.
This material was developed by the Association of Occupational and Environmental Clinics (AOEC) and funded under the cooperative agreement award number 1U61TS000118-03 from the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry.
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