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Mission Statement
The mission of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes Health Education Program is to improve the health status of Native Americans in the Cheyenne and Arapaho service area by providing health education services that increase awareness and knowledge based on cultural sensitivity of health issues, and by empowering individuals and groups to assume responsibility for their own health behavior and lifestyle to prevent disease and disability.

Purpose
The purpose of the Health Education Program is to access program needs and develop plans in addition to coordinating, implementing, and evaluating the total health education component of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes service area. The program objective is to improve the quality of health through participating with the application of education principles and concepts as well as motivating individuals to assume responsibility for their own health behavior.

Health Education programs are specifically targeted to health issues affecting the American Indian population. Program development includes: program planning, needs assessment, organization, implementation, facilitation, and evaluation determined by health needs. Health education promotion and prevention program intervention includes: community groups, individual outreach through community, schools, IHS/PHS facilities, workplace, and home visits within the service area. The target population for this contract is eligible Indian residents within the Cheyenne and Arapaho service area.


For more information, please contact Health Education @ 405-422-7676.