2 Chapter Objectives Define coordinated school health program. List the ideal members of a school health team.Explain why a school health program is important.Identify the major foundations of a coordinated school health program.
3 Chapter ObjectivesDefine written school health policies and explain their importance to the school health program.Explain processes for developing and implementing school health pollicies.List eight major components of a coordinated school health program.Describe the role of the school health coordinator.
4 Chapter ObjectivesIdentify those services offered as apart of school health services and explain why schools are logical places to offer such services.Describe three models for offering school health services.Explain what is meant by healthy school environment and discuss two major environments.
5 Chapter Objectives Define health education. List three major instructional patterns for teaching health.Explain the U. S. Department of Education and the CDC’s Programs that Work projects.Identify and briefly explain four issues that are faced by school health advocates.
6 IntroductionThe school health program is an important component of community health because every citizen must pass through this institution.
7 Definition Coordinated School Health Program Components An organized set of policies, procedures, and activities designed to protect, promote, and improve the health and well-being of students and staff, thus improving the student’s ability to learn.Componentsschool health education - physical educationhealth services - school nutritionschool environment - family and communitycounseling - health promotionpsychological and social services
8 Coordinated School Health Program EducationParent/CommunityInvolvementPhysicalEducationHealthServicesHealthPromotion forStaffNutritionServicesHealthy SchoolEnvironmentCounseling,Psychological, andSocial Services
9 School Health Team Students Parents Teachers Administrators Medical personnelMaintenance workersSocial workersFood service workersCounselingPersonnelPrimary role is to provide coordination of the various component of the coordinated school health program.
10 School Health Team School nurse maintain and review birth records dispense medicationstrain othersconduct health follow-upshelp develop school health policiesidentify students with medical problemsidentify community health resources
11 School Health Team Teacher’s role instruction services school living coordination
12 Need for School HealthHealth of children and their learning are reciprocally related.Unhealthy child has a difficult time learningunhealthy child can be disruptive to othersschool programs included in Health People 2010not a panacea
13 School Program Foundations Support of school administrationWell-organizedschool health teamWritten schoolhealth policies
14 School Health Policies Written statements that provide a framework to guide.Describe the nature of the program and procedures for its implement-ation.DevelopmentImplementation
15 Comprehensive School Health Components Administration and OrganizationSchool Health ServicesHealth appraisalsEmergency servicesPrevention & control of communicable diseases,Healthful School EnvironmentPhysicalPsychosocialHealth Educationincludes all health education in the schools
16 School Health Instruction Community healthConsumer healthEnvironmental healthFamily lifeMental & emotional healthInjury prevention & safetyNutritionPersonal healthPrevention & control of diseaseSubstance use & abuseGrowth and development/sexuality
17 Instructional Approaches Directhealth is taught as a separate disciplineCorrelatedhealth is taught as part of other disciplines, i.e., science, home economics or physical educationIntegratedhealth is the vehicle through which other disciplines are taught
18 HEALTH Science Math Home Economics Language Arts Physical Education SocialStudiesMusicArtIntegrated Instructional Approach
19 Concerns & Issues Comprehensive school health programs Controversy research shows programs work - however they are not in place in all schools although the need is strongControversybased on differing values & religious teachings & over the proper implementing of the curriculumSchool-based clinics/School linked clinicsoffer comprehensive health services, have met with resistance in certain communitiesViolence in Schoolsrisk factors need to be identified
20 The School Health Program: A Component of Community Health Chapter 6The School Health Program:A Component of Community Health