ERIC Number: ED399355
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
Child Safety: A Healthy Start. Teacher's Guide. Health Promotion for Adult Literacy Students: An Empowering Approach.
Hudson River Center for Program Development, Glenmont, NY.
This guide is intended to help adult literacy teachers in New York present a learning module in which an empowering approach is used to provide adult students with information about child-rearing and prevention techniques to keep their children safe. The first half of the guide consists of reading materials concerning the following: home and road safety; fires/burns; water safety; poisons; recreation/sports; first aid; general health (fever, common childhood diseases, vaccinations, healthy teeth, head lice, smoking); dangers in society (substance abuse, sexual abuse, sexually transmitted diseases and HIV/AIDS, child abuse and neglect); and stages of development. The remaining half of the book contains six sample lesson plans and six handouts dealing with the following topics: planning escapes in cases of fire/other emergencies; making lists of emergency phone numbers; childproofing a home; evaluating the safety of day care arrangements; making a memory book; and feeling safe. Each sample lesson plan contains some/all of the following: goal, outcome objective, list of required instructional materials; and one or more learning activities. Concluding the guide are lists of 15 New York organizations/agencies and 9 print resources concerned with child safety and a 52-item bibliography. Appended is a list of New York regional poison control centers. (MN)
Descriptors: Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Adult Students, Child Health, Child Safety, Diseases, Empowerment, Fire Protection, First Aid, Health Promotion, Individual Development, Integrated Curriculum, Learning Modules, Literacy Education, Prevention, Safety, Safety Education, Sexual Abuse, State Programs
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: New York State Education Dept., Albany. Office of Workplace Preparation and Continuing Education.
Authoring Institution: Hudson River Center for Program Development, Glenmont, NY.
Identifiers - Location: New York