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Project SHARE Curriculum: Module VI: Promoting Health and Wellness in Your Community

Student Health Advocates Redefining Empowerment

Module VI: Promoting Health and Wellness in Your Community

Health and wellness in communities is achieved by helping people make healthy choices where the live, learn, work and play at every stage of life. In this module, students learn the skills to become active community health advocates.  Students are encouraged to recognize their leadership qualities and are introduced to the principles of health advocacy and health policy, focusing on developing effective, persuasive communications.  These skills will empower students to advocate for themselves and for their communities, helping to reduce health disparities 

Lessons in this module include: