A Directory of National Health, Education, and Social Service Organizations Concerned with Youth

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U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Public Health Service, Health Services Administration, Bureau of Community Health Services, 1979 - Government publications - 56 pages

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Page 20 - ... are to improve the quality of human life and enhance individual self-reliance and concern for others. It works toward these aims through national and chapter services governed and directed by volunteers. American Red Cross services help people avoid, prepare for, and cope with emergencies when they occur. To accomplish its aims the Red Cross provides volunteer blood services, conducts community services, and serves as an independent medium of 304 RED DEER-RED JACKET voluntary relief and communication...
Page 6 - Its purpose 1s to provide, through a program of informal education, opportunities for youth to realize their potential and to function effectively as caring, self-directed individuals responsible to themselves and to others; and, as an organization to seek to improve those conditions in society which affect youth.
Page 15 - American Association for Health, Physical Education, and Recreation 1201 16th Street, NW Washington, DC 20036...
Page 20 - DEER-RED JACKET voluntary relief and communication between the American people and their armed forces. It maintains a system of local, national, and international disaster preparedness and relief and assists the government of the United States when necessary in its efforts to meet humanitarian treaty commitments.
Page 20 - ... Conference of the Red Cross is the highest deliberative body and includes representatives of governments signatory to the Geneva Conventions. AMERICAN RED CROSS The American Red Cross is a private, voluntary service organization financed mostly by voluntary contributions from the American public. Its aims are to improve the quality of human life and enhance individual self-reliance and concern for others.
Page 14 - It was founded in 1930 for the primary purpose of ensuring "the attainment of all children of the Americas of their full potential for physical, emotional, and social health." Services and activities of AAP include standards-setting for pediatric residencies, scholarships, continuing education, standards-setting for child health care, community health services, consultation, publications, and research. AMERICAN HUMANE ASSOCIATION. CHILDREN'S DIVISION (AHA.
Page 15 - ... and providing assistance to member groups and their personnel throughout the nation as they seek to initiate, develop, and conduct programs in health, leisure, and movement-related activities for the enrichment of human life. Alliance objectives include: 1. Professional growth and development — to support, encourage, and provide guidance in the development and conduct of programs in health, leisure, and movement-related activities which are based on the needs, interests, and inherent capacities...
Page 15 - ... disseminate the findings to the profession and other interested and concerned publics. 4. Standards and guidelines — to further the continuous development and evaluation of standards within the profession for personnel and programs in health, leisure, and movement-related activities. 5. Public affairs — to coordinate and administer a planned program of professional, public, and governmental relations that will improve education in areas of health, leisure, and movement-related activities....
Page 47 - Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. 810 Seventh Avenue New York, New York 10019...
Page 44 - Voluntary non-partisan community service agency of civic, professional, business, labor and religious leaders with a staff of trained social workers and other professionals. Aims to eliminate racial segregation and discrimination in the United States and to help black citizens and other economically and socially disadvantaged groups to share equally in every aspect of American life.

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