ERIC Number: ED261034
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: N/A
Understanding Growth and Development. Teenage Health Teaching Modules.
Education Development Center, Inc., Newton, MA.
The Teenage Health Teaching Modules (THTM) program is a health education curriculum for adolescents. Each THTM module frames an adolescent health task emphasizing development of self-assessment, communication, decision making, health advocacy, and self-management. This module presents a discussion on the special physical and mental characteristics of adolescents. Six group activities are outlined: (1) physical growth and development in adolescence; (2) questions most frequently asked by teen-agers about puberty and development; (3) appreciating and taking responsibility for the body; (4) self-monitoring for good health; (5) the development of thinking abilities in adolescence; and (6) the developmental tasks of adolescence. A listing of other programs and resource materials is included. (JD)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Centers for Disease Control (DHHS/PHS), Atlanta, GA.
Authoring Institution: Education Development Center, Inc., Newton, MA.