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close this bookTraining Manual in Combatting Childhood Communicable Diseases Part I (Peace Corps, 1985, 579 pages)
close this folderModule 4: Health education
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View the documentBehavioral objectives
Open this folder and view contentsSession 16: Introduction to health education
Open this folder and view contentsSession 17: Identifying and analyzing priority health problems
Open this folder and view contentsSession 18: Writing objectives for health education
Open this folder and view contentsSession 19: Selecting health education strategies
Open this folder and view contentsSession 20: Developing a health education project plan
Open this folder and view contentsSession 21: Monitoring health education projects
Open this folder and view contentsSession 22: Evaluation of health education projects
Open this folder and view contentsSession 23: Adult learning and nonformal education techniques
Open this folder and view contentsSession 24: Selecting and using visual aids
Open this folder and view contentsSession 25: Health education through mass media
Open this folder and view contentsSession 26: Adapting and pretesting techniques and materials
Open this folder and view contentsSession 27: Practicing and evaluating health education session
View the documentSession 28: Planning and implementing a health day

Behavioral objectives

By the end of this module participants will be able to:

1. Identify community practices affecting health that can and should be modified or reinforced through health education by doing the following:

- Identify priority community health problems,

- distinguish and prioritize harmful and helpful health related practices, and factors that enable or restrain that health behavior.

2. Write and critique two health education objectives according to the criteria presented in Session 18.

3. Develop and critique a plan for a health education project that follows the guidelines provided in Session 20.

4. Define monitoring and list several indicators that will help health personnel document changes in the project and identify specific problems to be resolved.

5. Explain two types of evaluations and develop a list of criteria for use in evaluating community health projects.

6. Correctly select and use appropriate techniques of storytelling, using pictures to stimulate discussion and demonstration for specific health education objectives and a particular target group, following the guidelines given in Session 23.

7. Draw or adapt a visual aid using tracing so that it meets the six design criteria stated in Session 23 and applies the cultural considerations stated in Sessions 22 and 23.

8. Based on discussion and case studies in Session 25, describe at least 3 ways mass media techniques have been used successfully in community health education projects. Health Education Behavioral Objectives

9. To Pretest and adapt a visual aid or other type of communication technique for use in the community following the guidelines given in Session 26.

10. Plan, conduct and evaluate a health education session that follows the four steps of the experiential learning cycle and meets the criteria for a good learning experience described in Session 23.

11. Plan and implement a Health Day with a series of events that educate local people about health. The events will incorporate a variety of educational and promotional methods and materials and demonstrate technical competency in primary health care activities to the satisfaction of the trainer.