ERIC Number: ED433315
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
Health Is Academic. A Guide to Coordinated School Health Programs.
Marx, Eva, Ed.; Wooley, Susan Frelick, Ed.; Northrop, Daphne, Ed.
This book presents a collection of papers that define comprehensive school health programs and their components and provide action steps for their implementation at the local, state, and national levels: (1) "Linking Health and Learning: An Overview of Coordinated School Health Programs" (Floretta Dukes McKenzie and Julius B. Richmond); (2) "Implementing Coordinated School Health Programs in Local Schools" (Joyce V. Fetro); (3) "Comprehensive School Health Education" (David K. Lohrmann and Susan F. Wooley); (4) "Family and Community Involvement in School Health" (Pauline Carlyon, William Carlyon, and Alice R. McCarthy); (5) "A Healthy School Environment" (Alan Henderson and Daryl E. Rowe); (6) "Physical Education" (Vernal D. Seefeldt); (7) "School Counseling, Psychological, and Social Services" (Howard Adelman); (8) "School Health Services" (Paula Duncan and Judith B. Igoe); (9) "School Nutrition Services" (Dorothy Caldwell, Marion Nestle, and Werner Rogers); (10) "School-Site Health Promotion for Staff" (John P. Allegrante); (11) "The State Role in Coordinated School Health Programs" (Donald Ben Sweeney and Patricia Nichols); (12) "The National Role in Coordinated School Health Programs" (Brenda Z. Greene and Kristine I. McCoy); and (13) "Summary: Fulfilling the Promise" (Eva Marx). Two appendixes offer "National Organizations that Support Components of Coordinated School Health Programs" and "Federal School Health-Related Clearinghouses." (SM)
Descriptors: Child Health, Comprehensive School Health Education, Coordination, Educational Environment, Elementary Secondary Education, Family School Relationship, Federal Government, Government School Relationship, Health Promotion, Local Government, Lunch Programs, Nutrition, Physical Education, Program Development, School Community Relationship, School Counseling, School Health Services, Social Services, State Government, Students, Teachers
National Association of Secondary School Principals, 1904 Association Drive, Reston, VA 20191-1537; Teachers College Press, 1234 Amsterdam Ave., New York, NY 10027; (cloth: ISBN-0-8077-3714-3; paperback: ISBN-0-8077-3713-5).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Sponsor: Centers for Disease Control (DHHS), Atlanta, GA. Div. of Adolescent and School Health.
Authoring Institution: National Association of Secondary School Principals, Reston, VA.
Note: Foreword by Ernest L. Boyer.