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Coordinated School Health-Resources for NH

What is a Coordinated School Health Program?

A coordinated school health program (CSHP) model consists of eight interactive components: health education, physical education, health services, nutrition services, counseling & psychological services, health school environment, health promotion for staff, and family/community involvement. Schools by themselves cannot, and should not be expected to, address the nation's most serious health and social problems. Families, health care workers, the media, religious organizations, community organizations that serve youth, and young people themselves also must be systematically involved. However, schools could provide a critical facility in which many agencies might work together to maintain the well-being of young people.

For more information visit the Coordinated School Health Program.

Why Coordinated School Health?

Why should your school have a coordinated school health program? Find out why each component of a coordinated school health program is important.

NH Resources to Enhance the 8 Components of Coordinated School Health

School Health Index

This is a self-assessment and planning tool structured around CDCs eight-component model of a coordinated school health program.

School Health Index Training Manual

This manual is a packaged set of materials for conducting training or presentations on the School Health Index: A Self-Assessment and Planning Guide (SHI). It provides detailed materials and resources on how to implement the SHI in schools. Users can select the most appropriate sections of the SHI Training Manual and customize those components to best suit their needs.

CHSP Component Resources
Counseling & Psychological Services NHDOE Office of Guidance and Counseling
Family/Community Involvement

National Center for Family and Community Connections with Schools
National Coalition for Parent Involvement in Education
National PTA

Health Education NHDOE HIV/Health Program
Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Prevention Program
Tobacco Prevention and Control Program
Health Services NHDOE Health Services
NH DHHS Asthma Control Program
NH DHHS Brest and Cervical Cancer Program
NH DHHS Diabetes Education Program
Healthy School Environment NHDOE School Safety Resources
Nutrition Services NHDOE Food & Nutrition Services
NH DHHS ObesityPrevention
WIC Program
Physical Education America On the Move
The President's Challenge on Physical Fitness
NH DHHS Nutrition and Physical Activity

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