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Project SHARE Curriculum: Leadership

Student Health Advocates Redefining Empowerment

Leadership

Through the Leadership lesson, students will be introduced to the principles of leadership and the attributes of an effective leader.

Objectives:

  • Describe attributes of an effective leader
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the practices of an exemplary leader
  • Assess leadership opportunities in their community

Materials

  • Instructor computer and projector

National Health Education Standards that Align with the Leadership Lesson

  • 8.12.2-4  Demonstrate how to influence and support others to make positive health choices.

National Strategies that Align with the SHARE Curriculum

Healthy People 2020 Objectives

AH-2      Increase the proportion of adolescents who participate in extracurricular and/or out-of-school activities.

AH-3.2   Increase the proportion of parents who attend events and activities in which their adolescents participate.

National Partnership for Action

Goal 1         Awareness - Increase awareness of the significance of health disparities, their impact on the nation, and the actions necessary to improve health outcomes for racial, ethnic, and underserved populations.

Strategy 2:  Develop and support partnerships among public, nonprofit, and private entities to provide a comprehensive infrastructure to increase awareness, drive action, and ensure accountability in efforts to end health disparities and achieve health equity across the lifespan.

Goal 2:        Leadership - Strengthen and broaden leadership for addressing health disparities at all levels.

Strategy 7:  Invest in young people to prepare them to be future leaders and practitioners by actively engaging and including them in the planning and execution of health, wellness and safety initiatives.