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ERIC Number: EJ1139850
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017-Apr
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 16
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: EISSN-1077-5315
Healthful Homes for Urban Youths and Families
Bothell, Joan; Gaudio, Mary-Margaret; Gray, Sharon
Journal of Extension, v55 n2 Article 2TOT4 Apr 2017
The concept of a "healthful home" offers the basis for a comprehensive approach to addressing the well-established relationship between health and housing. Many environmental health hazards found in homes--such as lead, mold, environmental tobacco smoke, and pesticides--can be reduced or eliminated through the use of scientifically validated (yet sometimes quite simple) interventions that improve health outcomes for residents. A team from the University of Connecticut's Department of Extension developed an effective curriculum for teaching urban 4-H youth leaders, youths, and others in their communities about the importance of healthful homes and practical ways of improving home environments.
Extension Journal, Inc. e-mail: joe-ed@joe.org; Web site: http://www.joe.org
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Connecticut