GCAPP 2014 Conference

Marietta Hotel and Conference Center

For more information, please contact gabrielle@gcapp.org or lauren@gcapp.org.


Early Bird Registration - $155 for both days; $110 one day (must register on or before August 15, 2014) - All participants registering during the Early Bird period will be eligible to win a $100 gift card.  


GCAPP is excited to announce this year's Key Note Speakers:

Learn from Dr. Ralph DiClemente, Architect of evidence-based adolescent health curricula, SiHLE and HORIZONS, and public health solutions.


Dr. DiClemente is a Charles Howard Candler Professor of  Public Health, Associate Director of the Emory/Atlanta Center for AIDS Research and serves concurrent appointments within the School of Medicine. He most recently served as Chair of the Behavioral Science and Health Education Department at Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University.  He is a developer of several  adolescent health curriculum, most notably SiHLE and HORIZONS. (Lunch, Thursday, October 2, 2014)





Learn from Ivan Juzang, Designer of public health communications campaigns and community mobilization projects.

Ivan J. Juzang, the Founder and President of MEE (Motivational Educational Entertainment) Productions, Inc., has over two decades of practical, first-hand experience running a behavior health communications business he founded during his final year at The Wharton Graduate School of Business.  Over the past 24 years, Mr. Juzang has become a leading expert in the field of social marketing and behavior change communications, producing and implementing results-oriented intervention campaigns that address health, educational and social disparities that impact low-income, underserved communities.  He conducts qualitative audience research that provides an "insider's view" of the challenging daily realities of urban living, and combines it with creative, "outside the box" media production and "grassroots" community mobilization strategies. (Lunch, Friday, October 3, 2014)

OCTOBER 2-3, 2014

We are excited to announce the upcoming 2014 GCAPP Conference.  During this conference, we will help build new knowledge and skills among youth-serving professionals to more effectively implement and sustain programs and services to enhance the health and well-being of Georgia's Youth.


This conference is for YOU, and seeks to provide valuable knowledge and tools to enhance the work currently being done with youth in the community, as well as create opportunities to collaborate with other professionals.

Location: Hilton Atlanta/Marietta Hotel & Conference Center

500 Powder Springs Street, Marietta, GA 30064
Phone: 770-427-2500
Reference the GCAPP to get the special room rate of $109 per night.
Conference Tracks:


Building Capacity and Sustainability

Collective Impact

Using Adaptive Leadership to Promote Sustainable Programs

Addressing Common Technical Assistance Needs

Successfully Creating and Using Program Evaluation

Motivational Interviewing as a tool for Changing Behavior

Classroom Management for Health Programming

Using Technology to Engage Teens


Building Community Partnerships

Utilizing Higher Education Partnerships

Effectively Engaging Parents

Community Mobilization 101

Building Community Partnerships through the Carrera Program


Building Cultural Competence

Working Effectively with Boys

Faith and Sexuality

Teen Pregnancy Prevention Among Teens in Juvenile Justice/Foster Care

Understanding the Impact of Pornography of Today’s Teens

Examining How Race and Class Impact our Work

Effectively Facilitating Among Teens with Learning Difficulties


Building Healthy Behaviors

Sexual Violence/Dating Violence Prevention

Bringing in the Bystander: Bystander Prevention Approach

Obesity Prevention Strategies

Substance Abuse Prevention Among Teens

Strategies for Working with Teens with Mental Health Issues

Implementing Comprehensive Nutrition and Physical Activity Programming


Building Clinic Connections

Encouraging LARCS among Teens

Implementing the Clinic Linking Module

Achievable Best Practices for Clinics

Using the 17-Day Intervention




Checks should be mailed to GCAPP with 10 business days of online registration submission.

1718 Peachtree Street, Suite 465
Atlanta, GA 30309
Attn: Christy Walker, Conference Registration


If checks are not received by September 15th, you will be removed from the conference registration list.