Athlete Leadership Health Messenger Training Part 1

Are you a Special Olympics athlete who is passionate about your health? Are you interested in leading other athletes to become healthier?

If you answered yes to these questions, then you should consider applying to participate in the Special Olympics Illinois Health Messenger Leadership Training!

The Health Messenger program is empowering athletes to:

  • Develop healthy lifestyles.
  • Influence other athletes to lead healthier lives.
  • Advocate within their communities for inclusion around health and wellness services, education and resources.
  • Develop leaders to advocate for the health needs of people with ID.

Part 1: Tuesday, March 16 4:00pm – 5:30pm
– Intro & Health Overview, Physical Activity, Nutrition & Hydration

Part 2: Tuesday, March 23, 4:00pm – 5:30pm
– Emotional Health, Communication, How to Advocate, Practicum & Wrap Up

 

Applicants must complete and submit the “Athlete Leadership – Health Messenger Application via Google Forms by March 5.

Register Here

Athletes will be notified by March 9 if they have been selected to participate in the Health Messenger Training.

 

Date

Mar 16 2021
Expired!

Time

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Cost

Free

Location

Virtual Event
Carolyn Cronin

Organizer

Carolyn Cronin
Email
ccronin@soill.org

Other Organizers

Karen Milligan
Karen Milligan
Phone
309-888-2013
Email
kmilligan@soill.org
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