402 Student Health Educators: Practicing Their Profession in the Community

Thursday, April 25, 2013: 2:15 PM-4:15 PM
Convention Center: 202AB
AAHE/Implement Strategies/Interventions/Programs
Presider: Antonia S. Mead, Johnson C. Smith University, Charlotte, NC
Session 1: The Preconception Peer Educator program is JCSU’s unique approach to disseminating information about infant mortality. Session 2: An academia-community project had college students teach about childhood obesity in high school wellness classes. Session 3: An international school education team worked with health education methods students to develop a school garden thematic unit. Session 4: An interactive session that shows how student majors can analyze and respond to issues that impact their college peers.
Utilizing the Arts to Spread the Message about Infant Mortality
Antonia S. Mead1, Shawna A. Barnes2 and Rennae A. Williams1, (1)Johnson C. Smith University, Charlotte, NC, (2)Johnson C. Smith University, Fort Washington, MD
Curriculum Overview for a Peer-Delivered Intervention to Reduce Adolescent Obesity
Diana M. Mozen, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN
Cultivating 21st Century Skills: How School Gardening Enhances Health Literacy
Judith (Judy) Ausherman1, Dena A. Deglau2 and Michelle Barton-Verdi1, (1)Cleveland State University, Cleveland, OH, (2)University of Maryland, College Park, MD
Experiential Learning in Health: Challenging Future Leaders
Melinda B. Campbell and Stephanie L. Little, Meredith College, Raleigh, NC