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Comprehensive Health Education Dr. Rebecca Johns-Wommack Health Education Specialist Tennessee Department of Education
Objectives What is Comprehensive Health Education (CHE)? New State Standards Comprehensive Health Education Curriculums How can CHE be integrated into your LEAs? SUDIA – a wonderful partner Family Life/HIV Education
Questions ??? What is Comprehensive Health Education?
Comprehensive Health Education 1. Focuses on all dimensions of health: Spiritual, Social, Physical, Environmental, Emotional, Intellectual 2. Develops skills and knowledge. 3. Teaches Children to Adopt and Maintain Healthy Behaviors. Health Is Academic
Content Areas in Comprehensive Health Education: Nutrition Personal health Family life (sex education, aging, death & dying) Substance abuse Mental/Emotional Health Safety Consumer health (hospitals, medications, dealing with own health) The environment Chronic & Infectious Diseases
New State Standards! From Healthful Living to Health Education Standards Pre k-12 Moving from Health literacy to students adopting and maintaining healthy behavior The new standards can be found on the CSH website
CHE Curriculums Grades K-12 Planned and sequential Age-appropriate Aligned to National and State Standards Skills Based Developed by qualified professionals Evidence Based
Comprehensive The Comprehensive Approach to School Health Education
Model health curricula for grades K-12 Elementary modules are organized by GRADE Secondary modules are organized by TOPIC All major risk behaviors, as identified by CDC, are addressed Michigan Model for Health®
The Ultimate Goal of the Michigan Model for Health ® is that young people adopt healthy lifestyles. The Ultimate Goal Three means of meeting this goal include: 1) Meeting Health Education Standards 2)Increase and Maintain Positive Health Behaviors 3) Extend Learning & Reinforcement of Health Behaviors Beyond the Classroom
Discovery Education Education for the Whole Student
Effective, Engaging Tools at Your Fingertips 400 chaptered videos correlated to state standards 14 complete curriculum programs covering 9 key topic areas Hundreds of lesson plans, teachers guides, and worksheets 3 Model and 2 Promising Programs Literacy strategies proven to increase reading comprehension
HIV/AIDS Education Tony Lundry HIV Education Specialist Tennessee Department of Education
* Based on data from 33 states Source: CDC HIV/AIDS Surveillance Report, 2006. http://www.cdc.gov/hiv/topics/surveillance/resources/reports/2006report/pdf/2006SurveillanceReport.p df Nationally, 5,259 youth, ages 13-24 were diagnosed with HIV/AIDS in 2006*. Estimated number of 15-19 year olds diagnosed with HIV/AIDS increased by 34% from 2003 to 2006. HIV/AIDS Among Adolescents
No One Size Fits All Rx There is no one size fits all teacher training solution! You will be contacted individually during September & October, to gauge where Coordinated School Health can offer help with LEA HIV/AIDS-STI education.
New Teacher Training Center We are in the midst of establishing a new virtual Teacher Training Center (TTC) through a Higher Education Institution.
Community and Parental Involvement is one component of CSH Absenteeism No AYP ADHD Bullying ASTHMA Diabetic Everyday in America, Children come to school not ready to learn.
Websites TN Coordinated School Health – TDOE http://www.state.tn.us/education/schoolhealth http://www.state.tn.us/education/schoolhealth Michigan Model http://www.emc.cmich.edu/ Discovery Health http://health.discoveryeducation.com/
TENNESSEE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION OFFICE OF COORDINATED SCHOOL HEALTH Dr. Rebecca R. Johns-Wommack Health Education Specialist Tennessee Department of Education Rebecca.Johns-Wommack@state.tn.us 615-253-0065