Choose Health Action Teens: A Review of a Teens as Teachers Nutritional Education Training Curriculum

Jeffrey M. Flesch, Joy R. Lile, Mary E. Arnold

Abstract


This review draws from published research related to the best practices for the utilization of teens as teachers to examine Choose Health Action Teens (CHAT), a teen’s as teachers (TAT) training curriculum.  Research shows that there are various components necessary to build a high quality TAT program.  Most of these components fall under four areas in which training is necessary for teens and adults: Teaching strategies, youth/child development, subject matter to be taught, and youth-adult partnerships.  These four areas provide a framework to review the Choose Health Action Teens (CHAT) (Crosiar & Wolfe, 2013) teens as teachers training program curriculum.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5195/jyd.2016.438

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