Mission Statement

The mission of SHS Health Promotion is to improve the health and well-being of Texas Woman’s University students by promoting and encouraging positive health behaviors, empowering our campus through education/awareness, and recognizing that health and well-being compliment the academic success of our students.

7 Core Competencies of Health Education

  • Assessment of Individual and Community Needs for Health Education
  • Planning Effective Health Education Programs
  • Implementation of Health Education Programs
  • Evaluation of Effectiveness of Health Education Programs
  • Provision of Health Education Services Coordination
  • Acting as a Resource Person in Health Education
  • Communicating health and health education needs and information

Marketable Skills

Skills that will be learned or enhanced through this position may include, but are not limited to:

  • Adaptability
  • Assessment
  • Confidentiality
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Crisis Management
  • Critical thinking/problem solving skills
  • Data entry and analysis
  • Leadership
  • Literature Review
  • Program Planning
  • Public Speaking
  • Resource knowledge
  • Teamwork
  • Technology skills
  • Time Management

Goals & Objectives

Upon successful completion of this internship, you will be able to:

  1. Plan arrangements for meetings, conferences, and workshops
  2. Conduct workshops
  3. Writing meeting summaries and reports
  4. Plan programs (ex. development of goals and objectives, conducting needs assessments)
  5. Community organization
  6. Prepare and maintain a grant

Projects & Events

TWU Health Promotion facilitates many events focused on various health topics and the events are evaluated using NCHA data. Particular events will vary depending upon which semester a student interns.

TWU SHS Health Promotion also operates on referrals and program requests. Program request topics can include, but are not limited to: 

  • Alcohol
  • Body Image
  • Bystander Intervention
  • Distracted Driving
  • Healthy Relationships
  • Mental Health
  • Nutrition
  • Sexual Health
  • Stress Management
  • Substance Abuse & Misuse
  • Tobacco/Vaping
  • Women’s Health
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Interested in applying for an internship with SHS Health Promotion? Fill out the TWU Health Promotion Internship Application.

Page last updated 7:40 AM, April 2, 2020