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Youth  -  Improving the Health of Your Community

Organization: Peterborough County-City Health Unit

Date: May 26, 2021 - 9:30am - 3:30pm

Registration Due Date: May 25, 2021 - 12:00pm

Contact:    |    1-877-TLA-YATI (1-877-852-9284 )


Peterborough County-City Health Unit
10 Hospital Drive
Peterborough, ON, K9J8M1

YATI’s youth training curriculum entitled Improving the Health of Your Community teaches participants how to take a health promotion approach when addressing risk factors for chronic diseases. Participants will develop a basic understanding of how health and health promotion can be defined and will be introduced to the concepts and terms related to chronic diseases and their risk factors. Through interactive activities, participants will learn how health promotion strategies such as awareness raising, education/skill building, environmental supports and advocacy/policy development can improve the health of people living in their communities.  Learning Objectives – OverallBy the end of this training, participants will be able to:1. Apply health promotion strategies to improve the health of their community Learning Objectives – SpecificBy the end of this module, participants will be able to:1.    Reflect on how they define health in their own lives and explain how the health of a group or community can be influenced by many factors.2.    Differentiate between health education and a comprehensive approach to health promotion.3.    Define chronic disease and identify modifiable and non modifiable risk factors 4.    Identify and develop examples of each of the four strategies for health promotion to improve the health of a community.

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