Connections between Education and Health No. 2: Health Services in Schools July 13, 2017
This brief focuses on how Ohio schools are providing health services to students and specific evidence-based policies and programs that have demonstrated both health and education benefits. A two-page executive summary and a summary of school health service requirements under Ohio law also are available.
The brief highlights:
- Relevant federal and state policies and programs
- Types of health professionals commonly working in schools
- School partnerships to provide health services, with an emphasis on school-based health centers (SBHCs)
- Provision of mental health and preventive services in schools
- Policy options to expand health services in Ohio schools
- Summary of school health service requirements under Ohio law
- Policy brief No. 1 explains the relationship between education and health and describes factors impacting this relationship (Released: January 2017)
- Policy Brief No. 3: The Importance of Early Learning describes early learning policies and programs including early childhood education, home visiting and social-emotional development (Released: October 2017)
- Policy brief No. 4: School-based drug and violence prevention and mental health promotion focuses on policies and programs that build protective factors for children, including prevention education, social-emotional learning and positive behavior programs and school climate improvement initiatives (Released: August 2018)
- “Intersections between education and health” is an extensive online resource page
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