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2 MISSION To provide high quality, cost effective, life-long education programs and services to students, schools, school systems and communities. VISION To serve the educational needs of the total community. Coordinated School Public Health Teresa Pickens RESA 5

3 School Wellness Coordinated School Public Health Nutrition Education Nutrition Guidelines Physical Activity Other School Based Activities Health Education Physical Education Nutrition Services Health Services Counseling, Psych. & Social Services School Environment Parent/Community Involvement Staff Wellness

4 Readiness to Learn

5 Carnegie Council on Adolescent Development, 1989 School Systems are not responsible for meeting every need of their students. But when the need directly affects learning, the school must meet the challenge.

6 Community Local Wellness Council School Teams Student/ Staff Regional Wellness Team State Agencies Support

7 Expectation of RSWS Attend & participate in Local Wellness Council meetings Hold 2 Regional Wellness Council Networking Meetings. 1/sem Assist with School Wellness planning in each county Form a Regional Coordinated School Public Health Team Coordinate School Wellness services between the county School Wellness Councils and the Regional CSPH Team Provide professional development (must include HEAP/Fitness Gram)

8 Teen Depression & Teen Suicide Forum Wednesday, November 10, :00 am – 4:00 pm Nemesis Shrine Temple Parkersburg, WV WV ranks 7 th in the nation for the number of completed suicide. 300/yr 20% of teens will experience depression before reaching adulthood. Teens suffering from depression are at a higher risk for substance abuse and less likely to pursue educational and career opportunities. Less than 33% of teens with depression receive help.

9 Teen Depression & Teen Suicide Forum Wednesday, November 10, 2010 Speaker: Dr. Gary E. Nelson Surviving the Storm of Teen Depression: Opportunities for Healing and Hope Speaker: Barri Faucett Teen Suicide Who is invited? –Counselors –Psychologists –Social Workers –Nurses –Anyone who is interested! Sponsored by RESA 5 and Westbrook Health Services

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11 Electronic Health Data Grant Funding from Mountain State Blue Cross Blue Shield. $374 / state funded nurse in your county. To purchase hand-held computing devices which supports application for WVEIS Wellness Data Entry and Kids First BMI.

12 Electronic Health Data Grants With this grant your county can purchase: –Apple devices (iPad $499, iPod touch $299 32GB, iPhone $ ,) You will decide which is best for your county –Supporting Hardware (wireless internet access points) Wi-Fi Booster device may be necessary $75 –Travel to trainings held within RESA 5. Grant Obligations: –Obligation period From: 8/15/10 To: 11/30/10 Ending Liquidation: 12/31/10 –Enter health screening data from all enrollees utilizing WVEIS Wellness Screens. –County should purchase equipment in October because RESA will conduct trainings for county identified staff who will be receiving the hand-held devices in November/December –Any county who accepts the grant and does not enter data into the devices must return these funds to the WVDE.

13 Electronic Health Data Grants Each county superintendent will determine which staff members are to enter data and receive devices –Consult with stakeholders (pupil service directors, early childhood directors, special education directors, school nurses, WVEIS/technology coordinators, data entry staff, etc.) to decide which hand-held device will be most effective for their county. –A county contact, inventory, and distribution list will be required to be submitted By accepting this grant and purchasing devices you are agreeing to ensure that all health screening data is entered into WVEIS by WVDE deadlines

14 Teresa Pickens RESA 5 Regional School Wellness Specialist ext 142


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