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Unformatted text preview: PH 2304 – Health Teaching Techniques for Peer Educators – Spring 2010 Department of Public Health, College of Health Professions Wednesday, 4:45 – 7:15pm –Mitten Hall, Lower Level – HEART Classroom Instructors: Dina E. Stonberg, MPH, Kimberly Chestnut Dunlap, M..A.., M.Ed. , Ed.D. Aneesah Smith, M.S. Mitten Hall, Lower Level Mitten Hall, Lower Level Mitten Hall, Lower Level HEART Program Director Health Educator – (HEART) Health Educator – (HEART) E-mail: [email protected] E-mail: [email protected] E-mail: [email protected] Phone: 215-204-3854 Phone: 215-204-7578 Phone: 215-204-7506 Office Hours: by appointment Office Hours: by appointment Office Hours: by appointment Course Overview: Peer Health Educators are Temple University students who focus on promoting campus social and educational environments consisting of lower-risk choices, which reflect the attitudes, behaviors and values of healthy lifestyles. The peer educators are trained to facilitate on-campus as well as off-campus workshops and programs that deal with sexual health, nutrition and fitness, stress management, tobacco, and other general wellness issues. Peer Health Educators are dynamic students who are ready to make a significant contribution to the campus community. A peer educator believes in his/her ability to stimulate personal growth in others as well as in themselves and he/she recognizes this talent as vital for a healthier student and campus community. Peer educators have the energy to create programs, find an audience and facilitate discussion of their chosen subject(s). They understand that their contribution to Temple University will positively affect themselves and the peers they reach. Course Objectives: • To provide introductory health empowerment/health promotion experiences • To provide additional work experiences for those whose health-related career goals are well defined; • To give meaning and relevance to traditional classroom, professional and general education courses through life and work experiences; and • To provide leadership and administrative experiences to those who may be motivated in these directions. Peer Educator Expectations / General Policies Peer Educators are expected to act as positive role models for HEART and Temple University at all times. While understanding that all students are human, there is an expectation that peer educators are an administrative extension of the office and are encouraged to maintain a positive and healthy pattern of behavior Page 1 of 9 while enrolled in the program. In all cases, the instructors reserve the right to lower a grade or dismiss a while enrolled in the program....
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This note was uploaded on 03/31/2011 for the course PUBLIC HEA 2304 taught by Professor Dinastonberg during the Spring '10 term at Temple.
- Spring '10