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

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Reem Aly, JD, MHA

Published On

July 13, 2017

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