Adolescent Health Empowerment

Empowering youth to actively participate in their health care leads to more preventive visits and lifelong engagement in their health and well-being. Hult Center for Healthy Living provides education and trainings to empower adolescents to take charge of their health, while providing supportive trainings and services for parents/caregivers and health care professionals to support youth along the way.

Health care professionals can implement programs and practices to develop adolescents into knowledgeable and engaged health care consumers. Additionally, health care professionals can improve the quality of their care by centering the values and opinions of the young people they serve. The following resources can help you along the way.

What We Do

-Certified Peer Educator Trainings

-Health Literacy Education for Adolescents and Parents/Caregivers

-WELL (Wellness Education and Lifestyle Learning) Program

-Adolescent Transition Care Services

Adolescent Resources

Looking for more resources to improve your health? Hult Center’s team has created self-paced learning modules that will help you understand your own health and health history and how to navigate health care on your own. Please reach out to our team to request access to the Free E-Learning Self-Paced Modules.

Provider Resources

Health Care Transition Playbook

Parent/Caregiver Resources

Parent/Caregiver education modules; Youth/Adult Group Facilitation Modules; Youth Self-Paced Modules; Resident/Provider education modules


WELL Program

WELL (Wellness Education and Lifestyle Learning) Program is a health coaching program for youth and adolescents.  Youth ages 8-17 years old who are overweight or referred by their doctor as being at-risk for developing type 2 diabetes.


Resources for Improving Adolescent Health

Access to Care

UnityPoint Health- School-Based Health Centers and In-School Health Clinics

Heart of Illinois United Way 2-1-1


Certified Peer Educator (CPE) Training

CPE training is an effective strategy for building a well-educated and sustainable peer education group for high school and college students. CPE Training helps peer educators develop leadership skills to be able to successfully create and implement campus-wide programs and awareness events.

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