Health Worker Program

The Health Worker Program promotes healthy personal and residential community practices, including self-care, risk management and use of health care services.

Health Workers are student peer educators who live in the residence halls, fraternities, sororities and International House and provide the following services on-site:

Community Health Education

  • Prepare weekly Health Tips, which are one-page fliers about pertinent college health issues - see a sample Health Tip
  • Coordinate community-wide education activities on topics such as stress management, fitness, eating, sleep, and relationships
  • Use other community-based media , e.g. bulletin boards, email, social media, and word of mouth

Individual Health Education

  • Offer students individual advising, resources and referrals as a knowledgeable and non-judgemental peer
  • Provide resources and consultation to living center leaders around health programs and situations

Tang Center Liaison

  • Provide up-to-date information about Tang Center programs and services
  • Participate in Hall Association/Council Meetings to inform and stimulate awareness and action within the community
  • Meet with Tang Center and living center staff to collaborate on health-related needs and trends

Learn who your Health Worker is and how to become a Health Worker.

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