Health Education Curriculum
Students can benefit greatly from health education while in Job Corps. PRH Chapter 3; 3.17 requires that students receive education in health education and the decision-making model*; emotional and social well being; depression, grief and suicide; relationships, sexuality, reproduction and birth control; consumer health; nutrition and fitness; alcohol and other drugs of abuse; and the relationship of a healthy lifestyle to successful job retention.
To meet this requirement, centers may use activities of their choosing and may delegate a suitable staff member or multiple staff members to teach this information. The attached curricula were designed as a tool for staff to utilize. Centers may choose to use all, some, or none of the activities provided. Sections include:
*Health education and the decision-making model are incorporated throughout the health topics.