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Responsibility, Competencies & Standards

Responsibilities (7) & Competencies for

Health Educators

  1. Assess Individual & Community Needs for Health Education

  2. Plan Health Education Strategies, Interventions & Programs

  3. Implement Health Education Strategies, Interventions & Programs

  4. Conduct Evaluation & Research Related to Health Education

  5. Administer Health Education Strategies, Interventions & Programs

  6. Serve as a Health Education Resource Person

  7. Communicate & Advocate for Health and Health Education

Source:  NCHEC, SOPHE & AAHE (2006)

 

National Health Education Standards (School Health Education)

  1. Comprehend concepts related to health promotion & disease prevention to enhance health

  2. Analyze the influence of family, peers, culture, media, technology, & other factors on health behaviors

  3. Demonstrate the ability to access valid health information & products & services to enhance health

  4. Demonstrate the ability to use interpersonal communication skills to enhance health & avoid or reduce health risks

  5. Demonstrate the ability to use decision-making skills to enhance health

  6. Demonstrate the ability to use goal-setting skills to enhance health

  7. Demonstrate the ability to practice health-enhancing behaviors & avoid or reduce health risks

  8. Demonstrate the ability to advocate for personal, family, & community health

Source: National Health Education Standards, Achieving Excellence, Second Edition (2007)

Note:  The 2010 Malone University Health Education NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education) program review, earned a Nationally Recognized designation by the American Association for Health Education (AAHE) of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education Recreation & Dance (AAHPERD)



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