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Health Advocacy Program

Authors: Steve Holburn, Ph.D., BCBA, Christine D. Cea, Ph.D., Anne Gordon, M.S. Ed.,

ISBN: 57861-658-1


From the introduction:

"The Health Advocacy Program (HAP) is an activity-based curriculum to teach adults with developmental disabilities how to maintain a healthy lifestyle......The ultimate goal of HAP is to teach participants how to be their own health advocates. The concepts presented in each lesson are clear and in easy to understand, yet not patronizing language for the participants."

The curriculum has three components:
- A manual, including Handouts and Instructor Information Sheets

- A CD that contains all printed material as presented in this book

- A DVD that illustrates one activity from each lesson, including a graduation ceremony

Contents of the curriculum:

Introduction to the Health Advocacy Program

Lesson 1 Introduction

Lesson 2 Food Preferences

Lesson 3 Thinking About Eating Right

Lesson 4 Planning Healthy Meals

Lesson 5 Preparing a Healthy Meal

Lesson 6 Healthy Snacking

Lesson 7 Diabetes

Lesson 8 High Blood Pressure

Lesson 9 Heart Disease

Lesson 10 Fiber and GI Health

Lesson 11 Calcium and Bone Health

Lesson 12 Healthy Eating at Social Events

Lesson 13 Exercise

Lesson 14 Zeroing in on Stress

Lesson 15 Recognizing Depression

Lesson 16 Sexuality and Reproduction

Lesson 17 Self-Examinations and Health Screenings

Lesson 18 Relationships

Lesson 19 Taking Charge of Your Health

Lesson 20 Course Evaluation and Graduation Planning



Health and Well-Being Knowledge Test

Excerpts from the introduction and other information viewed on 6/21/2010 at www.attainmentcompany.com/product.php?productid=16593&cat=0&page=1

Contact Info:
Organization:Attainment Company (Publisher)
Address:PO Box 930160
Verona, WI 53593-0160

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