Health Education

The Clark County Health Department offers various programs for the community and schools such as:


 Reducing the Risk Classes topics include: forming healthy relationships, financial literacy, assertiveness, preventing pregnancy, STIs, and HIV. This is a 16 session curriculum taught to Clark County High School Students.


Hygiene Class- This is a 1 hour session offered to any community organization. Information covered: hand washing, body cleanliness, dental care, etc.

 

Bullying Prevention Presentation is a 1 hour session that is currently offered to the school system and community members.  Learn how to recognize if your child is being bullied and/or is bullying someone else.  


Youth Mental Health First Aid Training- This training teaches individuals how to identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental illness and substance use disorders in adolescents.  This training is offered to the school system as a 6 hour training.  This training is offered to other organizations as an 8 hour training.  The AWARE (Advancing Wellness and Resilience in Education) Grant has made it possible for the Clark County Health Department to offer this training at no charge at this time.  


Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR) Suicide Prevention-  this is a 1 1/2 hour session that teaches individuals how to respond to someone who may be having suicidal thoughts.  You will learn situational and behavioral clues that someone in crisis may be experiencing.



Due to COVID-19 circumstances ALL classes at this time are being offered virtually.**

 

The Clark County Health Department offers additional class topics, please contact the Health Department at (859)744-4482 for more information.

 *These class offerings are available to private schools as well*