ERIC Number: ED445164
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1997-Jul
Promoviendo un Futuro Saludable: Manual de Entrenamiento para Educadores de Salud e Instructores que Trabajan con Jovenes Promotores de Salud, Jovenes Consejeros o Educadores y Voluntarios (Promoting a Healthy Future: Training Manual for Health Educators and Instructors Who Work with Young Health Promoters, Young Counselors or Educators and Volunteers).
Duran, Carmen; Cuchi, Paloma
This manual is designed to help the Latino community in its work of incorporating young people into disease prevention efforts and health education. It provides basic information on 12 health themes along with suggestions and resource materials for the instructor. The young people trained through this manual may work in a number of education and prevention activities, including helping in clinics, giving educational talks, serving as counselors in schools and community sites, and helping in a variety of other ways. The 12 themes are: (1) "Introduction to the Course"; (2) "The Clinic" (introduction to clinic procedures and policies); (3) "Vital Signs" (what they are and how to record them); (4) "HIV, AIDS, and Sexually Transmitted Diseases"; (5) "Reproductive Health"; (6)"Nutrition and Exercise"; (7) "Abuse of Harmful Substances"; (8) "Mental Health"; (9) "Immunizations"; (10) "Pregnant Adolescents"; (11) "Sexual Violation" (rape and sexual aggression); and (12) "Health Careers." (SLD)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Centers for Disease Control (DHHS/PHS), Atlanta, GA.
Authoring Institution: Centro de la Juventud Latinoamericana (Latin American Youth Center), Washington, DC.; National Council of La Raza, Washington, DC.