Coordinated School Health
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Bradford Special School District

Coordinated School Health Coordinator School Nurse

 

What is Coordinated School Health?

A coordinated school health program (CSH) model consists of eight interactive components based on a model created by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

 

Health Education - a K-12 curriculum that addresses the physical, mental, emotional and social dimensions

Physical Education - a K-12 curriculum that provides cognitive content and learning experiences in a variety of activity areas

Health Services - are provided to students to appraise, protect, and promote health

Nutrition Services - provide access to a variety or nutritious and appealing meals that accommodate the health and nutritional needs of all students

Counseling and Psychological Services - provided to improve students' mental, emotional, and social health

Healthy School Environment -involves the physical and aesthetic surroundings and psychosocial climate and culture of the school

Health Promotion for Staff -provide opportunities for school staff to improve their health status through activities such as health assessments, health education and health-related fitness activities

Family/Community Involvement -an integrated school, parent, and community approach for enhancing the health and well-being of students.

Helpful Links

Tennessee Coordinated School Health

The Centers for Disease Control

Get Fit Tennessee

Childhood Obesity Facts