ERIC Number: ED226005
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983-Mar
Reference Count: 0
Inventory of Federal School Health Promotion Activities. Working Document. Interagency Meeting on Health Promotion through the Schools (March 24-25, 1983).
Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, DC.; Department of Education, Washington, DC.
A review was made of federal activity in school health promotion for the purpose of sharing information to use effectively existing federal activity, to prevent duplication of effort, and to increase interagency cooperation. Surveyed agencies submitted a statement regarding their missions in school health promotion and provided a list of current activities, including information on: (1) sponsoring agency; (2) project title; (3) contact person and telephone number for further information; (4) category (health education, health services, health environment, coordination, or informational); (5) anticipated years of operation; (6) target group; and (7) brief description of activities. Reports were submitted by the Department of Education, the Department of Health and Human Services, and the Department of Transportation. Included in this report from the Department of Education are abstracts of research projects initiated by the National Institute of Education and summaries of projects conducted by the Office of Libraries and Learning Technology. Information is provided on activities of the Public Health Services in the report from the Department of Health and Human Services. The focus of the report from the Department of Transportation is on highway safety and educational activities sponsored by the United States Coast Guard. (JD)
Descriptors: Accident Prevention, Agency Cooperation, Cooperative Planning, Delivery Systems, Disease Control, Drug Abuse, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Government, Government Role, Government School Relationship, Health Education, Higher Education, Information Dissemination, Mental Health, Program Development, Public Agencies, School Health Services
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Information Analyses; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, DC.; Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Note: Coordinated by the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.