CEHS co-sponsors symposium on man-made environments and the natural world
30 Aug 2013
Gina Peek, assistant professor at Oklahoma State University, is the featured speaker at Families, the Built Environment, and the Natural World, Nov. 7., a symposium exploring how man-made environments and the natural world impact the health of children, youth, and families.
Following the lecture by Peek, all attendees will have the opportunity to discuss current trends facing today's youth and families. Below are the topics that will be discussed. You will be asked to pick one area in your registration; however, you are free to choose a different topic that day.
•Health & safety factors in the home and how they effect child and youth development (lead, mold, air quality, basic safety)
•Drought and its impact on families
•Built and natural environments as they relate to outdoor play for children and youth
•Access to healthy food options/food security & how it relates to children and youth
College of Education and Human Sciences
Child, Youth and Family Studies