Promoting Health Behaviors Using Peer Education: A Demonstration Project Between International and American College Students
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American Journal of Health Education
Peer education has the potential to promote health behaviors and cultural competence for both international and domestic college students. Here, Yan et al present a study that examined a peer education program aimed at promoting cultural competence and health behaviors among international and American students in a university setting. Thirty-six international and 36 domestic students were recruited and matched in Mar 2013. Peer pairs met twice a week for 6 weeks. The meetings included tutoring, discussion, counseling, and activities. Results revealed the potential of peer education as a method for promoting health behavior as well as cultural competence among international and American college students.
Finn, K. E.,
Cardinal, B. J.,
(2014). Promoting Health Behaviors Using Peer Education: A Demonstration Project Between International and American College Students. American Journal of Health Education, 45(5), 288-296.
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