Description of Program Services
School Health Services
Diabetes Prevention / Nutrition / Physical Activity
The Genesis Program works with children and staff in the schools Pre-K to First Grade. The Genesis Diabetes Prevention Specialists provide a curriculum and physical activities to the following schools:
- Blackwater Community School
- Sacaton School
- Casa Blanca School
- St. Peter’s School
- Gila Crossing School
- Maricopa Christian School
► The Curriculum consists of 10 lessons on topics of diabetes prevention, nutrition and physical activities which is presented by the Diabetes Prevention Specialist. After each lesson, a physical activity is presented to the students in the classroom.
► Students are given a pre-test at the beginning of the first semester of school and at the end of the semester, the students are given a post-test. The pre & post test are given to the students to evaluate how much they have learned about diabetes prevention, the importance of eating healthy and exercising.
Non-School Health Services
The Genesis Program works with children , staff and parents in the Head Start Programs, Early Head Starts, Early Child Care Center and FACE Programs;