ERIC Number: ED293605
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: N/A
AIDS Education Plan.
Bernstein, Diana T.; Roaman, Chester A.
An outline is presented of the San Francisco Community College District's plan for informing students about Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS). After stating the purpose of the plan and offering brief profiles of the epidemiology of AIDS, the history of AIDS education in the district, and district characteristics, the plan lists the following elements of the AIDS education program: (1) assessing the educational needs of and the most effective ways of disseminating information to students and staff; (2) providing in-service staff development activities for instructional faculty, counselors, classified staff, and administrators; (3) educating students by supplying written information to all students each term, by giving information to interested students only, or by integrating AIDS education as a required subject within various curricula; (4) initiating student/peer activities; (5) creating an AIDS Education Office; and (6) establishing liaisons with community and educational organizations. After evaluation, budgetary, and timing issues are noted, the plan offers guidelines for curriculum and course development, programs for populations with special needs, personnel and administrative policies, special safety provisions, and educational events. Addenda include a guide to organizing an AIDS Awareness Week, district guidelines and policy statements, and an AIDS Education Office sample budget. (MDB)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: San Francisco Community Coll. District, CA.