Health Education Curriculum

Students can benefit greatly from health education while in Job Corps. PRH Chapter 3: 3.4 R21 requires that students receive education in health education and good decision-making models*; emotional and social well-being; depression, grief and suicide; relationships and sexuality, including relationship aggression; reproduction and birth control; sexually transmitted diseases; consumer health; nutrition and fitness; alcohol and other drugs of abuse; relationship of a healthy lifestyle to successful job retention; sexual assault; sleep hygiene (guidelines to achieve restful sleep); and oral disease prevention and oral hygiene instruction.

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. ​​