HEALTH EDUCATOR PROGRAM DESCRIPTIONS
Healthy Living in
This interactive session focuses on staying
healthy in college. University Health Service believes in prevention as well as
early detection and treatment of health problems. Good health enables students
to study effectively, maintain regular class attendance and reach life goals.
At the end of this session, students should be able to identify lifestyle
behaviors that promote health (e.g., nutrition, exercise, sleep, stress
management, immunizations and hygiene) and make healthy choices about common
issues faced by students (e.g., alcohol, tobacco, drugs and sex). To schedule this session, contact Fadyia Lowe
via email at email@example.com
Put Down the Spoon!
How often have you reached for something to eat not because you were hungry but because you were stressed? Forty-two percent of UK students have reported that within the last 12 months their level of stress was more than average. This session focuses on the health impact of stress, how to effectively manage stressful times instead of reaching for food and healthy eating recommendations to ensure your body is prepared to cope with stress. To schedule this session, contact Fadyia Lowe via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Looking in the Mirror
A negative body image can affect overall health, sense of well-being and academic performance. This presentation will focus on positive body image, educating about disordered eating and eating disorders. Students will learn how to identify an eating disorder, the signs and symptoms, societal issues, how to help a friend and the resources available on campus. To schedule this session, contact Fadyia Lowe via email at email@example.com.
Safer Sex 101
This interactive class will cover the basics of sexual health, with the goal of empowering students to take control of their bodies and sexual well-being as they navigate college life. Topics covered include consent, making informed decisions, preventing sexually transmitted infections (including HIV), getting tested and campus/community resources. Each session will end with an anonymous Q&A where students can get honest answers to questions that they have been reluctant to ask. To schedule this session, contact Fadyia Lowe at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Nutrition Jeopardy & Ask the Dietitian
Be ready to compete in this team style “Jeopardy” game
that will teach students the basics of healthy eating. This game will focus on
nutrition related topics, such as MyPlate, common nutrition myths and eating
on campus. Students will be encouraged to come prepared with nutrition-related
questions to ask the UHS registered dietitian after the game. Conversations
usually cover how to avoid weight gain, healthy options for campus dining, fad
diets, late night snacking, the importance of breakfast, eating on the go and
healthy snacks. At the end of this session, students should be able to have a
better understanding of healthy versus unhealthy nutrition recommendations. To
schedule this session, contact Fadyia Lowe via email at email@example.com.
Peer Health Educator Program Descriptions
Please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org to request a program.
Know Your Sweet Spots
One of the major components to having a healthy, safe
and pleasurable sexual experience is knowing our bodies. This program covers basic sexual/reproductive
anatomy and physiology through a fun trivia game
What’s Your (Safer)
In this engaging trivia game, participants learn about the state
of sexual health on campus and the basics of having a healthy sex life as a
As official Bedsider.org representatives, The Sexperts cover the
basics of the most common birth control methods and provide resources to
empower participants to take control of their bodies and to choose when
pregnancy is right for them.
Peaches and Eggplants
This program uses fun and engaging activities to teach
participants about the importance of safety and communication when using dating
apps. The Sexperts discuss the language
used to talk about sex and how this affects our perceptions and expectations.
Peer Health Educator Programs
Please send an email to Fadyia Lowe at
email@example.com to request a program.
Be ready to compete in this team-style “Jeopardy” game that will
teach students healthy eating habits.
This program will focus on nutrition-related topics, such as MyPlate,
common nutrition myths or facts and eating on campus.
Love Your Selfie
Negative body image can affect overall health, sense of
well-being and academic performance. This program will focus on the importance of positive self-image and
societal pressures regarding appearance.
Less Stress More
Through this interactive program, students learn about
causes and consequences of stress and how to manage it. Students will have the opportunity to assess
their own stress levels and develop a brief plan to manage or reduce the daily
stressors in their lives.
Wheel of Wellness
Come learn how to live a fulfilled and healthy life
while in college. In this program,
participants will learn the six dimensions of wellness, what impact the
dimensions have on their health and what they can do to increase their overall
sense of well-being.