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1 Kaiser Permanente Southern California Regional Health Education Health Education in the Community

2 Kaiser Permanente is dedicated to helping people get and stay healthy. As one of the nation s leading nonprofit, integrated health plans, Kaiser Permanente seeks to make positive contributions to communities. We promote total health mind, body, and spirit by supporting programs that focus on prevention and healthy lifestyles. Kaiser Permanente offers healthy living resources, programs, trainings, and technical assistance to community-based organizations, schools, faith-based organizations, community clinics, and public hospitals throughout the Southern California region. For more information about our programs and resources, contact Kaiser Permanente Southern California Regional Health Education at (626)

3 KAISER PERMANENTE ONLINE RESOURCES Resource Description How to Find It Health Encyclopedia Find information about hundreds of health conditions, prevention strategies, and treatment options. kp.org/health (English) kp.org/enciclopedia (Spanish) Drug Encyclopedia Symptom Checker Interactive Tools Video Games Find information about medications, including common names, intended uses, side effects, how to store, and potential drug interactions. Learn about symptoms, when to seek medical attention, and selfcare strategies by pointing to the affected part of the body. Interactive tools are available to calculate body mass index (BMI), calories burned, target heart rate, pregnancy due date, smoking costs, readiness to quit smoking, asthma trigger solutions, and many more. Widgets that can be saved to a computer s desktop include a brain teaser, fitness calculator, and yoga. Children can have fun learning about healthy food choices, portions, and the importance of physical activity by playing The Incredible Adventures of the Amazing Food Detective and Snackdown Smackdown. Activity pages, a guide for educators, and tips for families are also available. kp.org/medications kp.org/symptoms kp.org/calculators kpwidgets.com kp.org/amazingfood detective kp.org/kidwisdom

4 KAISER PERMANENTE ONLINE RESOURCES Resource Description How to Find It Videos Podcasts YouTube Videos View videos on asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), diabetes, gestational diabetes, exercise, family violence, high blood pressure, newborn care, and falls prevention. Listen on your computer or download programs to play on your MP3 player. Topics include pregnancy, exercise, stress management, and pain. Children can view an engaging series of five 30-second Drink Water, Not Sugar videos addressing how much sugar is in popular beverages and why water is the healthiest choice. kp.org/watch kp.org/listen youtube.com/playlist? list=pl69d032c702f 0F182 Many online resources are available in Spanish by clicking on the En español links throughout the kp.org site. PUBLICATIONS AND CLASS CURRICULA Health education brochures, handouts, tip sheets, and posters focusing on prevention and healthy living are available to support local community programs. The materials have been assessed for reading level, medical accuracy, and cultural and linguistic appropriateness. Most publications are available in Spanish, and many are available in additional languages. Publication topics include: Nutrition Asthma Diabetes Cardiovascular disease

5 Physical activity Tobacco cessation Weight management Pediatric health Prenatal care Evidence-based class curricula are available for various health promotion and disease self-management topics. Each curriculum includes a facilitator guide, participant manual, and related health education materials. DVDs AND CDs Your Child s Asthma This video helps parents learn skills to improve their child s asthma control and prevent flare-ups. The video is available at kp.org/watch or on DVD in English or Spanish (El asma de su niño). In the Kitchen with Carole: Eating Well for Your Health This program guides listeners through an audio tour of the kitchen to identify unhealthy foods and teach healthy alternatives. The audio file is available at kp.org/listen or on a CD in English or Spanish (En la cocina con María: Comiendo bien para su salud). TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT: HEALTHY LIVING PROGRAMS Matter of Balance: Coaches Training Become a volunteer coach to provide the Matter of Balance program to community members who have a fear of falling. The two-day training prepares coaches to help program participants become more confident about managing falls. Participant learning materials are also available in Spanish.

6 Healthier Living: Managing Ongoing Health Conditions Leaders Training Help yourself and others with ongoing health conditions while having fun by becoming a leader for the Healthier Living: Managing Ongoing Health Conditions program. The four-day training is available in English and Spanish. Healthy Lifestyles for Families: Facilitators Training Healthy Lifestyles for Families is designed to help parents model and shape healthy habits for their children and to support children getting to and maintaining a healthy weight. The one-day facilitator training is available to community organizations interested in offering the program. Lifestyle and Weight Management: Facilitators Training Encourage adults to eat less, exercise more, and develop management skills to achieve their weight loss goals as a Lifestyle and Weight Management program facilitator. The one-day training is available to community organizations interested in offering the adult weight management program. TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE AND SUPPORT Consultation for Capacity Building Senior consultants are available to provide technical assistance to support health education program development, implementation, and evaluation, and transcreation of print materials and publication development for Southern California regional community partners. In-person and distance-learning training and consultation sessions are available.

7 Kaiser Permanente Regional Health Education/Community Benefit Health Education Resources Request Form To expedite the processing of the request form, please fill out all information about your specific request. If you have any questions, contact SCPMG Regional Health Education at (626) prior to submitting the form. The form can be submitted by fax to (626) or to Today s Date: CONTACT INFORMATION Your Name & Title Organization Mailing Address (please list shipping address) Kaiser Permanente Service Area (leave blank if unsure) Phone # Fax # Type of Organization (check one box only) o Community-Based Organization (CBO) o School o Other (please specify): o Community Clinic o Public Hospital Affiliation (check one box only) o Kaiser Permanente Grantee o Kaiser Permanente Staff o Other (please specify): RESOURCE REQUESTED o Educational Materials o Training Information o Technical Assistance/ o Other (please specify): Consultation Topics of Interest o Nutrition o Diabetes o Heart Health o Hypertension o Tobacco o Physical Activity o Mental Health o Sexual Health o Cancer o Prenatal o Other (please specify): Audience Age o Children (5 12) o Teens (13 18) o Young Adults (19 25) o Adults (26 59) o Older Adults (60+) Community Type o Patients o Students o Congregants Language(s) Needed: o Other (please specify): Date materials needed (please allow 2 weeks for delivery): EVENT DESCRIPTION Event Type o Workshop o Health Fair o Conference o Class o Other (please specify): Purpose of event (briefly describe primary goals and outcomes): Purpose of materials (briefly describe how requested materials will be used): # of participants KP STAFF USE ONLY Date Received: Request Received via: o Fax o Priority: o Urgent o Within 2 3 weeks Summary of Action & Follow-Up: Processed by: Date Completed: o Entered into RHE/CB Intake Database

8 Kaiser Permanente Southern California Regional Health Education Inspire people. Inform choices. Improve health. We achieve our mission and support the work of our community partners by working with Kaiser Permanente Southern California Community Benefit to make healthier choices easier for members of the communities we serve. Our healthy living programs, products, and services motivate health behavior change and support healthy living at every stage along the wellness to illness continuum. For more information about our community resources, contact Kaiser Permanente Southern California Regional Health Education at (626)

9 2011 Kaiser Permanente. All rights reserved. SCPMG Regional Health Education RHE485 (12/11) kp.org

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