Healthy Start: A New Comprehensive Preschool Health Education Program

Catherine D’agostino, Tara D’andrea, Lisa Lieberman, Linda Sprance, Christine L. Williams

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Abstract

The purpose of this article is to describe the development of a new comprehensive preschool health education program, Healthy Start. It includes a 12-unit curriculum with topics in nutrition, safety, self-esteem, body parts, family relations, dental health and hygiene, environment, drug education, and violence prevention. The philosophy, framework, and content of the curriculum are based on contemporary educational and behavioral research as well as theoretical models regarding how children learn and how learning influences behavior.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)9-12
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Health Education
Volume30
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Jan 1999

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self-esteem
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Theoretical Models
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D’agostino, Catherine ; D’andrea, Tara ; Lieberman, Lisa ; Sprance, Linda ; Williams, Christine L. / Healthy Start : A New Comprehensive Preschool Health Education Program. In: Journal of Health Education. 1999 ; Vol. 30, No. 1. pp. 9-12.
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In: Journal of Health Education, Vol. 30, No. 1, 01.01.1999, p. 9-12.

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