An animated video that uses a humorous, non-lecturing approach to educate adolescents about personal hygiene. An animated cartoon in which two teenagers discover that life is sweeter when 'all of their bits are nice'. Covers basic principles of personal hygiene. Intended for young people of 13+ in part or full-time education, youth groups etc. and for adults at work or in the community.
Keynote speakers, including Dr. Ron Labonte of the University of Ottawa, emphasized the importance of population health and attendees participated in series of dialogue and strategy sessions on topics such as leadership, child development, injury prevention, and healthy eating.
This presentation provides an opportunity to learn about the many components that create food security in a community. Currently, there are eight local Community Food Action Initiative committees across the health authority working to address this key determinant of health.
This video was developed to inspire schools or school districts to foster healthy eating habits among students both in and outside of the school. It covers topics on nutritional education, school lunch periods, vending machines, and fund raising.
Designed for teachers, administrators, counsellors, family support workers and other school-based professionals. The program addresses the problem of children and youth witnessing abuse at home and the resulting impact on their ability to learn.
"Serves as a companion to the Violence is Preventable (VIP) project which links Children Who Witness Abuse community programs with British Columbia schools."
"For children 8-11 years of age who have been exposed to physical and emotional abuse at home. It is a tool to help break the silence on domestic violence, making it safe for children to speak out, explore their feelings and ask for help."
Looks at the issue of youth who are exposed to physical and emotional abuse at home. Designed to be a tool to help break the silence on domestic violence, making it safe for teens to speak out, explore their feelings and ask for help. It is also intended to be used in the larger context of preventing dating violence and promoting non-violent community social attitudes.
"Primarily designed for presentation to high school students in facilitated violence prevention education sessions. It might also be suitable for use in health and career education curriculum units or for students participating in group counselling sessions. Another purpose could be to help focus discussion with educators, counselling staff and parents."
Contains two videos on human papillomavirus, along with a bonus track.
Access HPV: a video designed for use in the classroom to educate children and youth about human papillomavirus and the HPV vaccine (4 min.).
10 HPV vacccine myths: Dr Gina Ogilvie, BC Centre for Disease Control deals with some of the most common questions parents might have about the disease (20 min.).
How immunization works: a soccer mom's guide: uses the simple metaphor of girls' soccer teams to explain how immunization works (3 min.).