Schools and school staff—including those who are part of school-based health centers (SBHCs) and comprehensive school mental health systems (CSMHSs)—are well-positioned to help deliver interventions that mitigate the effects of SIHE associated with poor learning, health, and well-being outcomes. Using a multi-tiered system of supports framework for interventions to address
School-based health centers (SBHCs) and comprehensive school mental health systems (CSMHSs) are well-positioned to both leverage facilitators and overcome barriers to health and learning in order to promote children’s achievement, social-emotional development, and overall well-being. The first step in doing so is to effectively measure and assess SIHE in order
A growing body of research suggests that teaching is one of the most stressful occupations in the United States. An alarming 46% of educators teaching grades K-12 experience high levels of daily stress (or chronic stress) throughout the school year, which is comparable to levels reported by nurses and physicians.
Children’s health and educational achievements are influenced by many of the characteristics and conditions of the environments in which they live, such as a family’s socioeconomic status, food access, access to social services, and experiences with racism or discrimination. Schools, together with school-based health centers (SBHCs) and comprehensive school mental
This guide is intended to help educators and education leaders understand the main components of the most prominent school behavioral health frameworks and approaches utilized in the District of Columbia (DC) public (DCPS) and public charter schools (DCPCS), as well as best practices associated with the successful integration of two
The Center for Health and Health Care in Schools is proud to be part of the team behind “Advancing Comprehensive School Mental Health Systems: Guidance From the Field.” The report’s insights are designed to promote positive school climate and safety, strengthen students’ social and emotional learning, and foster mental health