ERIC Number: ED365892
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993
Designing and Implementing School-Based and School-Linked Health Centers. Volume II. A Guide to School-Based and School-Linked Health Centers.
Volume II of a three-volume guide to school-based and school-linked health centers, this document is designed to help community advocates successfully navigate the planning, implementation, and early evaluation stages of a school-based health clinic/school-linked health clinic (SBHC/SLHC). The individual chapters in this volume address the key stages of implementing an SBHC/SLHC in the community. Chapter 1 focuses on getting started, forming a working group, selecting a facilitator, finding a sponsor or head agency, and obtaining a planning grant. Chapter 2 discusses how to conduct a needs assessment and develop an SBHC/SLHC philosophy. Chapter 3 centers on selecting a site, forming an advisory board, and defining the clientele. Chapter 4 discusses how to design a health center. It identifies components of quality care, defines program components, and considers other design elements. Chapter 5 concentrates on developing the budget and staffing the center. Chapter 6 describes how to determine health center policies concerning confidentiality, parental consent/notification, billing, establishing protocols, and limiting liability. Chapter 7 considers integrating the center, the school, and the community. Chapter 8 focuses specifically on serving elementary-aged children. Chapter 9 deals with program evaluation. Relevant materials are appended. (NB)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Center for Population Options, Washington, DC.
Note: For volumes I and III, see CG 025 143 and CG 025 145.