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General Course Information for HED 351: Coordinated School Health

Course: HED 351 - Coordinated School Health
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Recommended: Prior completion of

Course Description: Focus on the components of a coordinated school health program and the relationship between school-based health and community health programs. Components and effectiveness of exemplary programs: roles of parents, schools, the school nurse, and the community; and evidence-based strategies to improve children's health will be explored.
Course Learning Outcomes:
  • Identify the components of coordinated school-based health programs.
  • Recall the historical perspective of school-based health programs.
  • Analyze the role of the health educator in communicating, promoting, and advocating for a healthy school environment.
  • Examine exemplary school-based health education and prevention programs.
  • Discuss the role of parents, the school, the school nurse, teachers, and the community in development and administration of school-based health programs.
  • Identify issues in school-based health programs including financing, types of services available, scope, and sequence of services, laws and regulations, location, and medical versus educational focus.
  • Interpret health related data from various sources in examining the relationship between student health and academic learning.
  • Evaluate educational, community, and web-based resources that can be used to teach and enhance health education learning with children and adolescents.
Specified Program Learning Outcomes:
  • MAJOR IN HEALTH SCIENCES WITH A PRELIMINARY SINGLE SUBJECT CREDENTIAL (CALIFORNIA)
    • Analyze the role of mass media, technology and the Internet in promoting physical, mental and emotional health literacy and behaviors.
    • Demonstrate a thorough understanding of the learning needs of students through the creation of positive learning environments.
    • Demonstrate knowledge of developmentally appropriate grade level health education content domains.
    • Demonstrate professional standards and ethics.
    • Describe how to support growth in cognitive, social, physical, and emotional domains.
    • Describe the relationship of personal, family, school, community, cultural and environmental factors as related to health behavior and physical, emotional, and mental well-being.
    • Design, implement, and evaluate standards-based lesson plans for learning and achievement in content areas.
    • Discuss the evolving role of a health science teacher as a culturally responsive health educator, counselor, advocate, and resource for individuals, families, and communities.
    • Discuss the personal, social, and legal requirements and appropriate prevention and intervention strategies in providing a safe, inclusive school environment.
    • Examine components of research-based health education and health promotion programs/practices including coordinated school health programs.
    • Identify cognitive, social, and physical characteristics, growth, and development of healthy adolescents, at-risk adolescents and those who have health problems.
    • Integrate educational technology to meet the needs of all learners.
    • Utilize different teaching strategies to accomplish teaching and learning goals.
    • Utilize health promotion materials, lessons, and programs to reduce health risk behavior and increase positive health behaviors.
    • Utilize systematic observations, documentation, and other effective assessment strategies in a responsible manner to facilitate and account for learning and to support positive growth.
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