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NC Healthy Schools & Community Tools David Gardner, D.A. Section Chief for Healthy Schools, NC DPI Rebecca H. Reeve, PhD, CHES Senior Advisor for Healthy Schools, NC DHHS
Future Ready Students “Healthy Responsible Students” Job 1 at DPI = Academic Achievement Job 1 at HHS = Health Outcomes Each is necessary yet neither alone is sufficient.
8 Components of a Coordinated School Health Approach Family & Community Involvement Physical Education & Physical Activity Nutrition Services Counseling, Psychological & Social Services Comprehensive School Health Education Healthy School Environment School-site Health Promotion for Staff School Health Services
Critical Health Issues for Children & Youth 6 Critical Behaviors Alcohol & Other Drugs Tobacco Violence & Injury Sexual Risk Behaviors Nutrition Physical Activity 4 Key Concerns Asthma Mental Health Obesity Diabetes
NC Healthy Schools DPI DHHS Partnership Healthful Living Standard Course Of Study Technical Assistance & Professional Development Youth Risk Behavior Survey Profiles Survey Communication & Advocacy Website
Healthy Schools Section is within Curriculum Instruction, Technology and Accountability Services Melody Hudson Program Assistant Rebecca Reeve Sr. Advisor DHHS Healthy Schools Section
State Board of Education 21 st Century Learners Globally Competitive Students –GCS-S-000 Healthy Active Children Policy Establishes School Health Advisory Councils comprised of all 8 components, local school administrator & local health department.
Healthy Youth Act Collaborative Implement HB 88 Beginning Support effective and quality reproductive health and safety education in the public schools of North Carolina. Work groups –Scientifically Based Materials and Information –Professional Development and Technical Assistance - Educational Settings – Professional Development and Technical Assistance - Community –Communication and Dissemination Plan –Logistics
Health Risk Behaviors & Academic Grades NC High Schools 2007 YRBS
New From CDC-DASH 46 School Level Impact Measures (SLIMs) CSHP/Health Education Physical Education & Physical Activity Nutrition Tobacco HIV Asthma Add Elementary Schools
CSHP/HE SLIM #3 The % of schools that have ever assessed their policies, activities and programs* by using the School Health Index or similar self-assessment. Baseline52% Goal >57.5% NC Healthy Schools Coordinated School Health Priority SLIMs * 2008 Any of three PANT; 2008 Revision ALL three areas
NC Healthy Schools HIV Priority SLIMs HIV #8 The % of schools in which the lead health education teacher received professional development on at least 6 of the following* during the past 2 years. Baseline21% Goal > 25.1% *13 Areas Listed
NC Healthy Schools PANT Priority SLIMs PE/PA Slim #3 The % of schools in which those who teach physical education are provided with all of the following (Curriculum, Scope & Sequence, Plan for Student Assessment) Baseline 76% Goal >79.5%* 100%??
NC Healthy Schools PANT Priority SLIMs Tobacco SLIM #5 The % of schools that provide tobacco-use cessation services to faculty, staff and students through direct service at school or arrangements with providers not on school property Baseline48% Goal > 52.4% Nov. 19th
Profiles 2010 ADD Sports Drinks NC Healthy Schools Nutrition Priority SLIMs Nutrition SLIM #1 % of schools that do not sell the following foods and beverages anywhere at school outside the school food service program: –Baked goods that are not low in fat (e.g., cookies, crackers, cakes, pastries) –Salty snacks that are not low in fat (e.g., regular potato chips) –Chocolate Candy –Non-chocolate candy –Soda pop or fruit drinks that are not 100% juice Baseline 39% Goal >43.5%
Together We Can: Promote Collaboration Between Health and the Education Agencies & Groups. Support your School Health Advisory Council. Advocate for school level assessment of the Coordinated School Health components. Advocate for proven strategies. Advocate for 2010 Profiles participation. Advocate for 2011YRBS participation.
Healthy Schools Contact Info Dave Gardner- DPI Section Chief for Healthy Schools – Rebecca Reeve – Sr. Advisor- DHHS – Paula Hudson Collins – SBE Sr. Policy Advisor Healthy Responsible Students – Tanya Bass- HIV – Johanna Chase – Healthful Living – NakishaFloyd- PANT – Melody Hudson - Administrative Assistant –
* HIV School Level Impact Measure #8 Professional Development Areas Teaching HIV prevention education to students with physical, medical, or cognitive disabilities. Teaching HIV prevention education to students of various cultural backgrounds. Using interactive teaching methods for HIV prevention education, such as role plays or cooperative group activities. Teaching essential skills for health behavior change related to HIV prevention and guiding student practice of these skills. Teaching about health-promoting social norms and beliefs related to HIV prevention. Strategies for involving parents, families and others in student learning of HIV prevention education. Assessing students’ performance in HIV prevention education. Implementing standards-based HIV prevention education curriculum and student assessment. Using technology to improve HIV prevention education instruction. Teaching HIV prevention education to students with limited English proficiency Addressing community concerns and challenges related to HIV prevention education.