Presentation on theme: "Teen2teen March of Dimes Youth Health Education Series Key Club International."— Presentation transcript:
teen2teen March of Dimes Youth Health Education Series Key Club International
Peer Health Education Teen2Teen is the March of Dimes health education series for students – and you can be a peer educator with the Teen2Teen Materials! This PPT shows all that Teen2Teen has to offer. To find out more, visit our Web site to watch the videos online and review the curriculum at www.marchofdimes.com/youth www.marchofdimes.com/youth
teen2teen materials Available in DVD or VHS, video segments can be used by students, teachers, youth leaders, health care providers, religious leaders, student activities directors and community directors to educate teens about health messages that matter to teens. Presenter’s Guide and videos available on Team Youth web site, www.marchofdimes.com/youthwww.marchofdimes.com/youth Booklets, summarizing key messages, available through March of Dimes Fulfillment Center: 1-800-367-6630
teen2teen segments YOU MATTER: The value of youth volunteers to the March of Dimes TRUTH and CONSEQUENCES: The effects of smoking, drinking, and drugs on teens now and on babies in the future HEALTHY LIFESTYLES: Why good nutrition, exercise, stress management and other healthy behaviors are important to teens
teen2teen content You Matter (8:42 minutes) What is the March of Dimes The Power of Youth Involvement Truth and Consequences (10:19 minutes) Alcohol Smoking Drugs Healthy Lifestyles (7:52 minutes) Eat Right Exercise Think Ahead Self Esteem, Peer Pressure, & Stress Management (curriculum only)
Customized for Each Segment: Learning Objectives Key Messages Sources of Data References for Teens References for Parents and Professionals Excerpts from Videos (talking points) Activities Pre-Test/Post-Test for each topic, followed by answers Handouts (summary of key messages and references to copy and distribute)
Resources for Presenters Overview Template Letter to Parents Preparing to Present a Session Presenter’s Checklist Participant’s Evaluation Form Ice Breakers
YOU MATTER Learning Objectives: Understand the mission of the March of Dimes and what it means to youth. Identify the important role youth have played in promoting the mission since the 1950’s. List opportunities for youth as March of Dimes volunteers.
TRUTH and CONSEQUENCES Learning Objectives: Understand problems associated with drinking alcohol, smoking, and doing drugs: legal consequences as well as effects on brain development, behavior, and overall health. State how smoking, drinking, and drugs can have negative effects on the health of developing babies. List resources for additional information on the topic.
HEALTHY LIFESTYLES Learning Objectives: Understand the components of a healthy lifestyle: good nutrition, regular exercise, adequate sleep, stress management, positive peer relationships, and making good decisions for your mind and body. State why a healthy lifestyle – of both men and women – is necessary for a healthy pregnancy even before deciding to have a family. List resources for additional information on the topic.
When students participate in service learning leadership through teen2teen, they will: Develop valuable leadership skills through volunteering & event planning (Segment 1) Network with Community and Corporate Leaders (Segment 1, and possibly 2-3) Serve as Role Models for fellow students (Segments 1-3) Participate in volunteer activities that benefit the community (Segments 1-3)
Where to use it? Health education classes Club meetings Partnership with Builder’s Club Partnership with other Key Clubs
Where else to find it? MySpace: www.myspace.com/marchofdimesyouth www.myspace.com/marchofdimesyouth Facebook: “March of Dimes Team Youth” group at www.facebook.comwww.facebook.com YouTube: www.youtube.com/marchofdimeswww.youtube.com/marchofdimes
For more information: Visit: www.marchofdimes.com/youthwww.marchofdimes.com/youth Email March of Dimes National Youth Program Staff: TeamYouth@marchofdimes.com TeamYouth@marchofdimes.com