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Health & Wellness

The following represent options for covering the topic of Health and Wellness in your class.

The Center for Health Education and Wellness (CHEW) offers toolkits that can be requested for FYS 101 instructors or peer mentors to facilitate.

Toolkits are a complete packaged program and provide the lesson plan, activity materials, and additional items for you to successfully deliver the program for your class. Toolkits will be delivered to the instructor via campus mail and must be returned within three (3) business days of use to the Center for Health Education & Wellness.

Survival Guide to Stress Toolkit

The Survival Guide to Stress Toolkit explores the types and sources of stress that many college students will experience. This toolkit utilizes the Survival Guide to Stress booklet and includes coping with stress, signs of unhealthy stress, and provides campus resources students can use to help manage their stress.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Reflect on sources of stress in college
  • Learn three stress relief exercises
  • Identify campus resources that can help in managing stress

Toolkit supplies include:

  • Sign-in sheet
  • Lesson plan
  • Survival Guide to Stress booklets
  • What’s on Your Plate? Worksheets
  • Markers
  • Planner worksheets
  • Instructor evaluation
  • Student evaluations

Additional materials needed but not provided in the toolkit include:

  • Whiteboard or flipchart (not required)

Request the Toolkit

Goodnight, VOLS Sleep Promotion Toolkit

The Sleep Promotion Toolkit is designed to introduce students to the causes of insufficient sleep, the effects of insufficient sleep, and sleep hygiene. Students will learn about various techniques to improve the quality and quantity of the sleep they get.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Identify ways in which sleep impacts health and wellness
  • Identify factors that can make it difficult to sleep and factors that can promote better sleep
  • Define sleep hygiene and understand what sleep hygiene might look like in practice.

Toolkit supplies include:

  • Sign-in sheet
  • Lesson plan
  • Sleep Statistics and Facts Card Game
  • Sleep Statistics and Facts Answer List
  • Sleep Barriers and Sleep Helpers List
  • Sleep Hygiene Worksheets
  • Markers
  • Sleep Resource Sheet and Quiz
  • Instructor Evaluation
  • Student evaluations

Additional materials needed but not provided in the toolkit include:

  • Whiteboard
  • Flipchart or 8.5” x 11” sheets of paper
  • Laptop, projector, screen, and sound (lesson plan includes an online video)

Request the Toolkit