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Message from Dr. Becky Smith Concerning Sexual Health Conference Thursday Feb 18th

Posted by MaureenJohnson on February 16, 2010 at 3:47 PM

TheAmerican Association for Health Education is very pleased to announce theformal “Kick-off” of the AAHE4Me website and invite both graduate andundergraduate students to participate in the First AAHE Virtual StudentConference!

The first virtual, or online, conference willbe conducted Thursday, February 18, 2010 from 3:00-4:00 pm EST. The topic ofdiscussion will be Sexual Health, and the facilitator will be AimeeJanssen-Robinson, M.Ed and CHES, Outreach Educator for Student HealthPromotions at Indiana State University. Several Indiana State students willalso be assisting as facilitators during this session. To participate in theonline conferences, participants will need to download Skype at http://www.skype.com ; We will be using audio and text chat only (noweb cams).

Maureen Johnson, Assistant Professor ofHealth Education at Indiana State University is the Moderator for the AAHE4Mewebsite. Her Skype ID is maureen.aahe4me, so please feel free toadd her as a  Skype “Contact”. Please encourage students to participate inour first online conference on the 18th. Please send Maureen a message throughSkype indicating who would like to participate in the online sexual healthconference. She will then be prepared to insert those contacts into the callgroup.

The AAHE4Me Group on Skype will be opened at2:30 to test it for technical issues. At around 2:40 or so, Dr. Johnson willinsert all of those members who have indicated he or she would like toparticipate in the sexual health conference and will call those individuals asa group. You may respond through text chat or microphone. However, please donot use your web cam, as the web cam does not work for group conferences.

We are very excited about AAHE4Me's firstvirtual conference and we wish to announce that organizers will hold an onlineconference once a month addressing a different health topic relevant to healtheducation students.

Please contact Maureen Johnson at [email protected]  if you have any questions. We hope to be seeingyou and/or your students on Thursday the 18th!

Don’tforget to have your students visit the new AAHE Health Education StudentWebsite at www.AAHE4Me.org 



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