ERIC Number: ED256553
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
HAPPIER: Health Resource Guide.
Pennsylvania State Dept. of Education, Harrisburg.
Based on findings of Project HAPPIER surveys and intended as a resource for health care providers and educators who serve the migrant community, this guide describes over 375 instructional materials in the areas of dental health, disease control, fitness, health promotion, human growth and development, hypertension, maternal and child care, mental health, nutrition; personal hygiene, and preventative care. Organized under these major topics, each instructional item is listed on a single page along with information about the format, source/producer of the material, reading level, intended users, intended audiences, a brief description of the material, language English and/or Spanish, availability, and cost. Material formats include booklets, audiovisuals, posters, curriculum units, coloring books, and single sheets. The guide covers materials from a wide variety of government and professional organizations and health care products companies. Many materials are free. Although most materials are available in English only, a substantial proportion are in Spanish or Spanish and English, e.g., 14 of 36 dental health materials are available in Spanish. Intended users include parents, teachers, administrators, and health care providers; the range of intended audiences include all agess from young children to teenagers and families. (JHZ)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Bilingual Instructional Materials, Child Development, Dental Health, Disease Control, Diseases, Early Childhood Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Family Planning, Health, Health Materials, Hygiene, Hypertension, Individual Development, Medical Services, Mental Health, Migrant Adult Education, Migrant Education, Migrant Health Services, Nutrition, Perinatal Influences, Physical Fitness, Physical Health, Pregnancy, Prenatal Influences, Prevention, Preventive Medicine, Resource Materials, Stress Management
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Support Staff; Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (ED), Washington, DC. Migrant Education Programs.
Authoring Institution: Pennsylvania State Dept. of Education, Harrisburg.