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Addressing Social Determinants of Health in the Adolescent Home

Resource Topic: Special and Vulnerable Populations

Year Developed: n.a.

Resource Type: Archived Webinar

Primary Audience: Clinicians

Language: English

Developed by: School-Based Health Alliance (See other resources developed by this organization).

Resource Summary: he webinar reviews the literature for triaging social needs, connecting patients to resources, and utilizing multidisciplinary team members, and proposes a framework for addressing social determinants in the clinical setting.

Resource Details: There has been increasing recognition that social determinants of health affect throughout the life-course. Adolescents in particular are a vulnerable population, with health behaviors, access, and outcomes shaped by social and environmental contexts. School-based health centers are ideal settings for incorporation of social determinants screening and connection to resources. The webinar reviews the literature for triaging social needs, connecting patients to resources, and utilizing multidisciplinary team members, and proposes a framework for addressing social determinants in the clinical setting.

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $6,375,000 with 0 percentage financed with non-governmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government. For more information, please visit HRSA.gov.