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McKernan, Christine; Gleddie, Douglas; Storey, Kate – Health Education Journal, 2020
Objective: The school and home environments play a significant role in shaping the health behaviours of children. Understanding students' home environments is essential for teachers to recognise and meet their students' needs, while collaborative partnerships between the school and home have been shown to result in academic success and improved…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Centered Learning, Photography, Social Action
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Price, Jenson; Brunet, Jennifer – Health Education Journal, 2020
Objective: Young adult cancer survivors living in rural areas have reported barriers to participating in health behaviours due to their geographical location and the developmental milestones associated with their age. Existing health behaviour change interventions have generally been delivered face-to-face and have not been tailored to the…
Descriptors: Young Adults, Cancer, Rural Population, Access to Health Care
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Truman, Emily; Elliott, Charlene – Health Education Journal, 2020
Background: Media literacy skills are needed to navigate high levels of food marketing promoting the consumption of unhealthy foods. Health-promoting media literacy education encourages children to use analytical skills to critically examine media messages in order to make informed health choices. Objective: To evaluate the influence of media…
Descriptors: Media Literacy, Food, Marketing, Eating Habits
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Grenier, Marie-Lyne – Health Education Journal, 2020
Background: In this two-part paper, critical race theory is used as an analytic tool to examine how anti-Blackness, anti-Indigenous colonial relations and Orientalism have and continue to influence the ways in which occupational therapy is taught and practised in Canada. Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to incite reflection on the ongoing…
Descriptors: Occupational Therapy, Allied Health Occupations Education, Allied Health Personnel, Critical Theory
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Murray, B. Lee – Health Education Journal, 2019
Background: While statistics related to the sexual abuse of people with developmental disabilities are alarming, there remains a gap in the services and supports available to promote sexual health and healthy relationships and prevent sexual abuse of this population. Objective: To develop and deliver a sexual health education programme for…
Descriptors: Sex Education, Health Education, Adolescents, Developmental Disabilities
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Muise, Joanna; Oliver, Emily; Newell, Penny; Forsyth, Mark – Health Education Journal, 2019
Objective: To build the evidence base for first aid education by testing the hypothesis that learners will be more confident and willing to act in an emergency if their first aid education has attempted to break down perceived barriers to helping. Design: Additional activities were appended to and delivered alongside a control curriculum…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Health Education, First Aid, Instructional Effectiveness
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Botfield, Jessica R.; Newman, Christy E.; Lenette, Caroline; Albury, Kath; Zwi, Anthony B. – Health Education Journal, 2018
Objective: Digital storytelling and other methods of self-expression and autobiography have become an increasingly important tool for those working with young people, including those from migrant, refugee or other 'culturally diverse' backgrounds. A structured scoping review was undertaken to better understand the potential value and challenges of…
Descriptors: Story Telling, Autobiographies, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Sniderman, Jhase A.; Roffey, Darren M.; Lee, Richard; Papineau, Gabrielle D.; Miles, Isabelle H.; Wai, Eugene K.; Kingwell, Stephen P. – Health Education Journal, 2017
Background: Evidence-based treatments for adult back pain have long been confirmed, with research continuing to narrow down the scope of recommended practices. However, a tension exists between research-driven treatments and unsubstantiated modalities and techniques promoted to the public. This disparity in knowledge translation, which results in…
Descriptors: Pain, Adults, Intervention, Foreign Countries
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Caperchione, Cristina M.; Reid, R. Colin; Sharp, Paul G.; Stehmeier, Joshua – Health Education Journal, 2016
Objectives: The value of workplace wellness programmes (WWPs) has been established in the literature. Such programmes, however, have an increased likelihood for success when both management and non-management employees' perspectives and needs are incorporated into development and implementation. This study aimed to identify the perspectives of…
Descriptors: Work Environment, Wellness, Health Education, Health Promotion
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Kutcher, Stan; Wei, Yifeng; Morgan, Catherine – Health Education Journal, 2016
Objectives: The transition from high school to college or university is an important time to enhance mental health literacy for young people. This study evaluated the second edition of a resource entitled "Transitions," a comprehensive life-skills resource with embedded mental health information available in book, e-book and iPhone app…
Descriptors: Mental Health, Literacy, Computer Software, Telecommunications
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McCusker, Jane; Cole, Martin G.; Yaffe, Mark; Strumpf, Erin; Sewitch, Maida; Sussman, Tamara; Ciampi, Antonio; Lavoie, Kim; Belzile, Eric – Health Education Journal, 2016
Objective: Among primary care patients with chronic physical conditions and comorbid depressive symptoms, to assess (1) the effect of lay telephone coaching on adherence to a psycho-educational intervention for depression, (2) demographic characteristics that predict adherence and (3) the association between adherence and 6-month outcomes. Design:…
Descriptors: Intervention, Depression (Psychology), Cognitive Restructuring, Behavior Modification
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Zehbe, Ingeborg; Wood, Brianne; Wakewich, Pamela; Maar, Marion; Escott, Nicholas; Jumah, Naana; Little, Julian – Health Education Journal, 2016
Objective: To explore educational strategies for engaging First Nations women in Canada to attend cervical cancer screening. Design: Within a participatory action research framework, semi-structured interviews with health-care providers in First Nations communities revealed that education about the value of screening is perceived as being a key…
Descriptors: Cancer, American Indians, Females, Screening Tests
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Bassett-Gunter, Rebecca; Yessis, Jennifer; Manske, Steve; Gleddie, Doug – Health Education Journal, 2016
Background and context: Healthy school communities aim to optimise student health and educational achievement. Various models, terms and resources have been used to describe healthy school communities. Policy makers and practitioners have reported confusion around many of the key concepts involved because of the varying models and terms.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Health Promotion, Academic Achievement, School Health Services
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Sulz, Lauren; Gibbons, Sandra; Naylor, Patti-Jean; Wharf Higgins, Joan – Health Education Journal, 2016
Background: Comprehensive School Health models offer a promising strategy to elicit changes in student health behaviours. To maximise the effect of such models, the active involvement of teachers and students in the change process is recommended. Objective: The goal of this project was to gain insight into the experiences and motivations of…
Descriptors: Comprehensive School Health Education, Intervention, Educational Strategies, Health Behavior
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McIsaac, Jessie-Lee; Storey, Kate; Veugelers, Paul J.; Kirk, Sara F. L. – Health Education Journal, 2015
Objective: Health-promoting schools (HPS) constitute an internationally recognised approach that connects health and education in a planned, integrated and holistic way. There is considerable variability, however, in how HPS is implemented and recent research has attempted to clarify the key functions of implementation. A provincial HPS strategy…
Descriptors: Health Promotion, Health Education, Program Implementation, Case Studies
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