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Goals and Objectives

The goal of the Division of Health Education is to promote health and wellness at Trinity College through education. To achieve its goal and stay true to its mission, the Division of Health Education will:

•Assess student and campus needs for health education by selecting valid sources of information about health needs, develop appropriate data gathering instruments when necessary, and employing survey techniques applicable to the situation.

•Design effective health education programs based upon inferred needs and create a logical scope of sequence for these events to occur; develop clear and measurable objectives specific to the problem area and select appropriate educational strategies to accompany each program.

• Implement health and wellness initiatives utilizing learning activities specific to the intended audience, monitor these practices, and adjust when necessary.

•Evaluate the effectiveness of health education programs, interpret the results of evaluative findings, and infer implications for future program planning purposes.

•Act as a resource for health center staff, students, and community by establishing effective working relationships and respond to requests for health information.