ERIC Number: ED370938
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
School Health: Findings from Evaluated Programs.
Public Health Service (DHHS), Rockville, MD. Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.
This publication presents findings from evaluations of many school health programs from across the United States. Each program includes at least one of the following eight components of a comprehensive school health program: health education, clinical services, counseling and mental health services, school environment, school food programs, physical education and physical fitness, faculty and staff health promotion, and community coordination. A uniform format incorporates: (1) name and location of the program; (2) a mission statement; (3) target grade level(s); (4) a description of the student population studied in the evaluation; (5) the setting in which the program was evaluated; (6) components of the program, with the major component listed first in italics; (7) dates during which evaluation studies were conducted; (8) agencies and other partners involved in the program; (9) the name, address, and telephone number of a person to contact for more information; (10) a brief narrative description of the program; (11) a summary of the evaluation design used to assess the program, and (12) a synopsis of major findings of the evaluation study, "Healthy People 2000 Objectives and the National Education Goals," and a form that may be completed and returned to provide information about additional evaluated school health programs are appended. (Contains approximately 100 references.) (LL)
Descriptors: Breakfast Programs, Community Involvement, Educational Environment, Elementary Secondary Education, Health Education, Health Promotion, Lunch Programs, Mental Health, National Programs, Physical Education, Program Descriptions, Program Design, Program Evaluation, Program Implementation, School Counseling, School Health Services
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Public Health Service (DHHS), Rockville, MD. Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.