ERIC Number: ED412196
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
Primer for Teachers: Quick and Easy Liver Wellness, Hepatitis B and Substance Abuse Prevention Messages.
Thiel, Thelma King
This guide provides information for teachers to use in teaching about liver wellness, hepatitis B, and substance abuse. The guide includes effective motivational techniques to help students understand how valuable their liver is to their health and well being. It also provides basic information to help students avoid liver damaging behaviors, such as use of drugs, alcohol, and tattoos, and promotes vaccination against hepatitis B. Messages are tailored for children in kindergarten through sixth grade and seventh through twelfth grade. Teaching tips are provided along with information on liver wellness stated especially for each age group. Topics cover: general information on the liver and its importance to health, preventing liver damage, steps to maintain good health, and suggested activities. A chart on several hepatitis viruses is included. (ND)
Descriptors: Child Health, Class Activities, Elementary Secondary Education, Health Behavior, Health Education, Instructional Materials, Substance Abuse, Teaching Guides, Teaching Methods
Hepatitis Foundation International, 30 Sunrise Terrace, Cedar Grove, NJ 07009; Telphone: 800-891-0707.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Hepatitis Foundation International, Cedar Grove, NJ.