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Nash, Rosie; Patterson, Kira; Flittner, Anna; Elmer, Shandell; Osborne, Richard – Journal of School Health, 2021
Background: Health literacy impacts children's health and educational attainment. Therefore, determining the most appropriate pedagogical design is critical. The long-term health benefits of health literacy for each child's life course further justify this imperative. School-based health literacy programs are of interest internationally. Methods:…
Descriptors: Health Education, Literacy, Elementary School Students, Secondary School Students
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Adams, Sarah – Management in Education, 2020
Globally, the number of children and adults being diagnosed with a mental health condition is rising (Bor et al., 2014), leading to mental illness being described as a global burden (Vos et al., 2015). Governments around the world have been developing visions, policies and practices to reduce mental ill health through preventive measures and…
Descriptors: Mental Health, Mental Disorders, Clinical Diagnosis, Prevention
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Lyon, Aaron R.; Bruns, Eric J. – School Mental Health, 2019
There is substantial research evidence for the effectiveness of school mental health strategies across problem areas, developmental levels, and the prevention-intervention spectrum. At the same time, it is clear that the education and mental health fields continue to struggle to apply this evidence at any level of scale. This commentary reflects…
Descriptors: Mental Health, Intervention, Evidence Based Practice, School Health Services
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Becker, Sherri I.; Maughan, Erin – Journal of School Nursing, 2017
The purpose of this exploratory qualitative study was to identify and describe emerging models of school health services. Participants (N = 11) provided information regarding their models in semistructured phone interviews. Results identified a variety of funding sources as well as different staffing configurations and supervision. Strengths of…
Descriptors: School Health Services, Qualitative Research, Public Health, Semi Structured Interviews
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Leroy, Zanie C.; Wallin, Robin; Lee, Sarah – Journal of School Nursing, 2017
Children and adolescents in the United States spend many hours in school. Students with chronic health conditions (CHCs) may face lower academic achievement, increased disability, fewer job opportunities, and limited community interactions as they enter adulthood. School health services provide safe and effective management of CHCs, often for…
Descriptors: Role, School Health Services, Chronic Illness, Definitions
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Saunders, Jessica F.; Nutter, Sarah; Brun, Isabel; Exner-Cortens, Deinera; Russell-Mayhew, Shelly – Canadian Journal of School Psychology, 2021
Teachers view overt expressions of weight stigma, such as weight-related teasing, as troublesome but are often ill-prepared to address instances of weight-related teasing when they arise in the classroom. Comprehensive school health is an emerging framework that aims to better prepare teachers to address issues of health and wellness in the…
Descriptors: Comprehensive School Health Education, Body Weight, Vignettes, Student Attitudes
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Nadeem, Erum; Floyd-Rodríguez, Vanessa; Torre, Gabriela; Greswold, Whitney – Journal of School Health, 2021
Background: This study examined trauma screening and behavioral health linkage rates in school-based health centers (SBHCs). Methods: Participants included 4161 English- and Spanish-speaking patients between the ages of 12 and 22 across 8 urban SBHCs 2 years. Screening rates at medical visits and linkage to additional behavioral health screening…
Descriptors: Trauma, Screening Tests, School Health Services, Urban Schools
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Tesler, Riki; Harel-Fisch, Yossi; Baron-Epel, Orna – Journal of School Health, 2016
Background: Health promotion policies targeting risk-taking behaviors are being implemented across schools in Israel. This study identified the most effective components of these policies influencing cigarette smoking and alcohol consumption among adolescents. Methods: Logistic hierarchical linear model (HLM) analysis of data for 5279 students in…
Descriptors: Health Promotion, Adolescents, Risk, Foreign Countries
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Sanetti, Lisa M. Hagermoser – Psychology in the Schools, 2017
Nearly a quarter of the students in the U.S. education system have a chronic health condition, disability, or special healthcare need. Students living in poverty and those at risk for or with disabilities have higher rates of health issues and encounter more barriers to accessing appropriate health care than their peers. The reciprocal influences…
Descriptors: School Health Services, Comprehensive School Health Education, Low Income Students, Poverty
West Virginia Department of Education, 2018
This collection of fact sheets includes: (1) Alcohol and Drug Use; (2) Bullying and Suicidal Behaviors; (3) Dietary Behaviors; (4) Disease Prevention and Health Care Access; (5) Injury Risk and Violence; (6) Physical Inactivity; (7) Sexual Behaviors; (8) Tobacco Use; and (9) Weight Management. [For "[West Virginia Youth Risk Behavior/School…
Descriptors: Drinking, Alcohol Abuse, Bullying, Suicide
West Virginia Department of Education, 2018
This collection of fact sheets includes: (1) Alcohol and Drug Use; (2) Bullying and Suicidal Behaviors; (3) Dietary Behaviors; (4) Disease Prevention and Health Care Access; (5) Injury Risk and Violence Behaviors; (6) Physical Inactivity; (7) Sexual Behaviors; (8) Tobacco Use Behaviors; and (9) Weight Management. [For "[West Virginia Youth…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Drinking, Alcohol Abuse, Bullying
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Jabbour, Khayrazad Kari – Acta Didactica Napocensia, 2013
Supporting school health programs to improve the emotionally and physically health status of Lebanese students has never been more important. The use of mobile and wireless technologies to promote school health programs has the potential to transform the school health education and service delivery in Lebanon. This article explores the possibility…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Electronic Learning, Health Education, Handheld Devices
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Marsh, Robbie J.; Mathur, Sarup R. – Intervention in School and Clinic, 2020
Mental health-related disabilities are a leading cause of health issues worldwide. Because of this, an argument can be made that schools integrate mental health services for their students to positively impact their mental health outcomes. This article outlines how multitiered systems of support (MTSS) can assist schools in providing all students…
Descriptors: Mental Health, Mental Disorders, Access to Health Care, School Health Services
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Huelskamp, Amelia C.; Dake, Joseph A.; Telljohann, Susan K.; Tappe, Marlene K.; Jordan, Timothy – Journal of Health Education Teaching, 2016
Background: Many school health teacher preparation programs do not train teacher candidates in the use of online resources available through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Some CDC resources, such as the School Health Index, could significantly improve the quality of school health programs. To address this, the CDC and the…
Descriptors: Health Education, Teacher Education Programs, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Fabiano, Gregory A.; Pyle, Kellina – Grantee Submission, 2019
Children with ADHD comprise one of the most common groups requiring supports from school mental health providers, yet current school structures and special education policies are not optimally situated to support and adapt to the inconsistent behaviors that are the hallmark of children with ADHD. The present paper reviews the evidence base for…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Mental Health, School Health Services, Symptoms (Individual Disorders)
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