ERIC Number: ED354999
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Education. Bridging the Gap: An Education Primer for Health Professionals. [and] Health: Bridging the Gap: Health Care Primer for Education Professionals.
Designed to help members of the education and health systems work closely together at the community, state, and national levels, these two booklets present concrete steps to ensure the well-being of all children by educating and connecting the education and health sectors. The first booklet is aimed at education professionals. After discussing the ways in which the health care system works in the public and private sectors, the booklet provides concrete suggestions for working with the health care systems in the school, district, community, and policy arena. The second booklet, aimed at health professionals, explains the organization of the education system at the local, state, and federal levels. This booklet also gives suggestions for ways to work with schools, including ways to design activities and generate state support. Each booklet provides a list of resources for supporting collaborative health and education activities in the community. (MM)
Descriptors: Child Health, Child Welfare, Cooperative Planning, Coordination, Early Childhood Education, Educational Policy, Elementary Education, Federal Programs, Health Education, Health Promotion, Private Sector, School Community Relationship, School Health Services, School Involvement, School Organization, State Departments of Education, State Programs, Teacher Participation
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Prudential Foundation, Newark, NJ.
Authoring Institution: Institute for Educational Leadership, Washington, DC.; National Commission To Prevent Infant Mortality, Washington, DC.; National Health/Education Consortium.