ERIC Number: EJ622299
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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Sun Protection is Fun! A Skin Cancer Prevention Program for Preschools.
Tripp, Mary K.; Herrmann, Nancy B.; Parcel, Guy S.; Chamberlin, Robert M.; Gritz, Ellen R.
Journal of School Health, v70 n10 p395-401 Dec 2000
Describes the Sun Protection is Fun! skin cancer prevention program for preschool children that features intervention methods grounded in social cognitive theory and emphasizes symbolic modeling, vicarious learning, enactive mastery experiences, and persuasion. Program components include a curriculum and teacher's guide, videos, newsletters, handbooks, staff development, group meetings to encourage schoolwide change, and sunscreen. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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