Service Learning Courses in Health Education


HED 116 - Issues in Child Development and Health | Course Descriptions | Monroe Community College

HED 116 - Issues in Child Development and Health

Explores health content areas, defined by the New York State Health Education Department, that affect the physical and emotional health of children, ages 5-13. Issues that follow are addressed from a teacher's perspective: communication skills, family life, keeping kids active, safety education, death, substance use and abuse, school violence, childhood stress, nutrition, mental health and environmental factors. This course will include certification in identifying and reporting suspected child abuse/maltreatment, and Safe Schools Against Violence in Education Legislation. Three class hours.

3 Credits



Service Project

HED 116-CC1 and HED 116-CC2

Students in this section may opt to participate in Rochester’s Healthy Home located at 700 Main Street in the City of Rochester.  Students may participate in providing educational tours about home health hazards such as Astham, Mold, Lead poisoning, Radon detection, etc.  Or students may get involved in other needs of the home such a web development, marketing to community memebers, etc. 



HED 130 - Foundations of Personal Health and Wellness | Course Descriptions | Monroe Community College

HED 130 - Foundations of Personal Health and Wellness

This course focuses on your personal responsibility for your health, including lifestyle factors and their relationships to well-being, behaviors, and disease. Health content areas defined by New York State Education Department are explored. Topics include nutrition, personal and community health, communication skills for productive relationships, identifying and reporting suspected child abuse/maltreatment, and Safe Schools Against Violence in Education Legislation Certification. Three class hours.

3 Credits




Service Project

HED 130-CC1

Students in this section may opt to participate in Rochester’s Healthy Home located at 700 Main Street in the City of Rochester.  Students may participate in providing educational tours about home health hazards such as Astham, Mold, Lead poisoning, Radon detection, etc.  Or students may get involved in other needs of the home such a web development, marketing to community memebers, etc. 



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