ERIC Number: ED426151
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
School-Based Health Centers. Technical Assistance Sampler.
California Univ., Los Angeles. Center for Mental Health in Schools.
The rapid growth in the number of school-based health centers reflects the interest schools and communities have for this approach to the delivery of health care to children and adolescents. This technical assistance sampler contains information about resources for those developing or operating school-based health centers. The first section contains information about the history and operation of school-based health centers, including a description of experience with these centers in Texas. The second section lists 39 general references that include discussions of school-based health centers. The third section lists 23 documents prepared by the Center for Mental Health in Schools and its Clearinghouse and 25 documents prepared by other state and national services that are available through the Clearinghouse. The fourth section contains a template of essential and optional services provided by comprehensive school-based health centers. Section Five describes seven model programs, and section six lists agencies, organizations, and Internet sites that provide information about school-based health centers. The seventh section lists experts who have agreed to be part of a consultation cadre about school-based health centers. An appendix discusses the challenges of limited financial resources. (SLD)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Ancillary School Services, Children, Delivery Systems, Elementary Secondary Education, Information Dissemination, Program Descriptions, Resource Materials, Resources, Technical Assistance
School Mental Health Project/Center for Mental Health in Schools, Department of Psychology, University of California at Los Angeles, Box 951563, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1563; Tel: 310-825-3634; Fax: 310-206-8716; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; World Wide Web: http://smhp.pysch.ucla.edu
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Sponsor: Health Resources and Services Administration (DHHS/PHS), Washington, DC. Maternal and Child Health Bureau.
Authoring Institution: California Univ., Los Angeles. Center for Mental Health in Schools.