ERIC Number: ED086683
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1971
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Denver Public Schools, Division of Health Services. Forty-Sixth Annual Report, 1970-1971.
Denver Public Schools, CO.
This publication from the Division of Health Services in the Denver Public Schools details new projects initiated in 1970-71. Some of these projects include a) extension of dental care in kindergarten through seventh grade and among pupils in the Neighborhood Youth Corps, b) initiation of rubella immunization centers in the elementary schools, c) development of a cooperative training project for school nurse practitioners, and d) initiation of evaluation studies on high school students with cardiac diseases. The report also presents the basic functions of the School Division of Health Services in providing education for children and youth. These services are designed to a) assure a wholesome school environment, b) detect conditions which would affect a child's learning activities, c) promote follow-up health care and correction, and d) assist in health instruction for all pupils. Recommendations for future activities include: a) in-service staff seminars for physicians; b) use of private physicians in approving students for sports involvement; c) exploration of educational needs of the deaf; and d) involvement of psychiatrists in secondary schools for problems of drug abuse, suicide, and violence. A list of all Health Services personnel is given. (BRB)
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Authoring Institution: Denver Public Schools, CO.
Identifiers - Location: Colorado (Denver)