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Safety & Disease Prevention - AIDS: What Kids Need to Know

from Byrnes Health Education Center

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The AIDS: What Kids Need to Know program provides an introduction to the subject of HIV/AIDS. Program content addresses the myths, concerns, and fears participants may have about this disease. The program focuses on the healthy immune system as well as changes that occur when the system is exposed to the HIV virus. Transmission of the virus and the difficulty of contracting this virus is discussed in an age-appropriate manner with a strong emphasis on prevention.

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Cost

By Request: $215.00


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Length

One 45 minute session


Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) 4, 5, 6, 7

Minimum participants:

1

Maximum participants:

75


Primary Disciplines

Health/Physical Education


Program Delivery Mode

Zoom


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Provider's Cancellation Policy

A fee of 25% will be charged to sites that cancel with 15-3 days notice.
A full 100% fee will be charged to sites that cancel with less than 48 hours notice.
No fee will be charged to programs cancelled due to natural causes or technical problems.

About This Provider

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Byrnes Health Education Center

York, PA
United States

Located in south central Pennsylvania, the Byrnes Health Education Center (BHEC) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that remains dedicated to the misson of educating and inspiring people of all ages to make healthy choices since 1995.


We are proud to offer a variety of preventive health education programs to students (grades PreK-12) and adults (workplace, parents, teachers). Those local to our area can experience our "in-person" programs either here at our center or at their location. Additionally, now thanks to technology, participants outside of our "in-person" reach can experience our "live-virtual" webcast programs during which a BHEC health educator streams live from one of our five teaching theaters, Participants in all programs are presented vital health content while being engaged through interactive visuals, props, exhibits, activities, and experiments,

Program subject areas include character education/bullying prevention, substance abuse prevention, general health, human development, nutrition & fitness, oral health, and safety & disease prevention. All program content is based on factual scientific information, and guided and mapped to state and national health education standards (as well as those in several Canadian providences).

We are passionate about health education and thrilled to be partnering with you! Don't forget to check out our eLearning delivery platform as well at www.LearntobeHealthy.org!

Contact:
Nikole Tome, MPH, MCHES
ntome@byrneshec.org
7178483064255

Program Details

Format

1. Define HIV/AIDS and why this is an important topic to learn about
2. Discuss communicable diseases ("Candy Activity")
3. Explain basic parts and function of immune system
4. Explain white blood cells with a focus on t-cells
5. HIV/AIDS affected Immune System ("Role-Play Activity")
6. Ways HIV can and can not be spread

Objectives

At the conclusion of this program, participants will be able to:
1. Explain that the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) causes acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS)
2. Understand the basic function of a healthy immune system and how HIV weakens the immune system by taking over t-cells
3. Identify ways in which HIV/AIDS both can and cannot be transmitted

Standards Alignment

National Standards

Standard 1 Students will comprehend concepts related to health promotion and disease prevention to enhance health.
Standard 5 Students will demonstrate the ability to use decision-making skills to enhance health.
Standard 6 Students will demonstrate the ability to use goal-setting skills to enhance health.
Standard 7 Students will demonstrate the ability to practice health-enhancing behaviors and avoid or reduce health risks.

State Standards

Pennsylvania
Health, Safety, & Physical Education
10.1.6 B, E
10.2.6 A