Presentation on theme: "Terrier Care School Based Health Center. Eight Components of Coordinated School Health 1.Health Instruction 2.Physical Education 3.Health Services 4.Nutrition."— Presentation transcript:
Eight Components of Coordinated School Health 1.Health Instruction 2.Physical Education 3.Health Services 4.Nutrition Services 5.Development of a Healthy School Environment 6.Health Promotion for Staff 7.Family and Community Involvement 8.Counseling, Psychological, and Social Services
Coordinated School Health Program Proven Successes Planned, sequential health education resulted in a 37% reduction in the onset of smoking among seventh-grade students. The prevalence of obesity decreased among girls in grades 6–8 who participated in a school-based intervention program. Students who participated in a school-based life skills training program were less likely to use tobacco, alcohol, or marijuana than were students not enrolled in the program.
Why a School-Based Health Center? The ultimate goal is: –Increase student attendance –Healthier students –Better learners
CCHS Terrier Care Planning Process Wellness Committee School Health Index – Needs/Opportunities Assessment Needs Prioritization School/Community Partner Collaborative Development Program Planning Funding/Sustainability Design/Remodeling Staffing Promotion/Enrollment
Definition of a School Based Health Center Partnerships created by schools and community health organizations To provide on-site medical and mental health services To promote the health and educational success of school-age children and adolescents who lack access to care
Partnerships with Terrier Care Carbondale Community High School Shawnee Health Service Jackson County Health Department Southern Illinois Regional Social Services Southern Illinois Healthcare- Community Benefits
How is Terrier Care Funded? Terrier Care will operate at CCHS, but will be administered with staff and funds that are independent of the school.
Affordability Terrier Care will provide services without the ability to pay, as Terrier Care offers a financial assistance program based on family size and income Terrier Care will bill insurance, Medicaid, Kidcare, etc. If your insurance program requires a co-pay, you will also have a co- pay at Terrier Care
Services for Students In order for a student to be seen and treated by Terrier Care the child must be enrolled in the Terrier Care program Enrollment forms and parental consents are being mailed to each child’s parent or guardian
Services for Students Services are age-appropriate and address the most important health needs of CCHS students. Services will include but are not limited to: –Primary care for acute and chronic health conditions –Sports injury assessment and treatment –School and sports physicals
Services for Students Social Services Substance abuse services Case management Nutrition education Health education Health promotion
Services for Students by Referral Only Pregnancy testing Sexually Transmitted Disease testing and treatment Family Planning Case Management procedures will be monitored for these referrals
Student Access to Services Student can access Terrier Care by making an appointment or on a walk-in basis Student services will only be provided with parental consent If a student is not enrolled and presents at Terrier Care the school nurse will see the student following the current policies in place
Services for Staff and Faculty Staff and faculty will receive comprehensive services including: –Pregnancy testing –Sexually Transmitted Disease testing and treatment –Family Planning
Access to Services for Staff and Faculty Staff and Faculty can access Terrier Care by making an appointment or on a walk-in basis. Staff and Faculty may register on site for services
Confidentially All services at Terrier Care will remain confidential. Terrier Care will act in compliance to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Your protected information means health information, including demographic information, any information collected from you and created or received by the provider, another provider, a health plan, employer or a health clearing house.
Hours of Operation Projected opening date-March 2005 Monday –Friday 7:45 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. When school is open Open Aug. 1 for school and sports physicals CCHS phone Ext. 237