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Community Health Education Program (CHEP)

June – August | Virtual


What is CHEP?
CHEP is an initiative geared towards educating children in Vermont about prominent health topics that have lifelong impacts. It is a free, 4 weeklong, and virtual program run out of the Robert Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont for anyone between the ages of 10 and 18 years old in Vermont.


Why should you enroll in CHEP?
Research has proven that health literacy and health education have lasting positive impacts on health outcomes. We believe that educating adolescents about their health and prominent health topics will encourage them to practice healthier habits and lead healthier lives.

Course Information
- The curriculum consists of 4 modules: pandemic health, health literacy, personal hygiene, and nutrition.
- Each curriculum will be one month long with one session per week.
- Each module will be 2 hours long allowing for 90 minutes of instruction to the children and 30 minutes of discussion with their parents.
- All modules will be held over zoom and follow up contact via email will be provided to the families

Who should attend?
Ages 10 to 18-year-old adolescents in Vermont

Why do your children need this training?
- Evidence is emerging that health literacy can alleviate the disparities in health outcomes
- Lasting positive impacts on health outcomes
- Additional free resources for each module that provides students and their families with clear and coherent information about the different health topics

Curriculum Week
1: Pandemic Health Week
2: Health Literacy Week
3: Personal Hygiene Week
4: Nutrition Schedule

Session 1: June 24th – July 15th: Every Thursday @ 5pm
Session 2: July 22nd – Aug 12th: Every Thursday @ 5pm


Register here! (and email John or Mialovena with questions):
John Steinharter John.Steinharter@med.uvm.edu
Mialovena Exume mialovena.exume@med.uvm.edu


Cost: FREE

* Adjustments and discounts will be applied during checkout if applicable. *

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