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Creating Policies to Support Healthy Schools

Course #: 02-1104

Price: $12.00

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Please Note: This course has varying hours depending on the type of credit you need. See Below.

  • IACET: 0.2 CEUs
  • All Other Organizations: 3.00 Hours
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Course Description

Course Description

In order to advance the common goal of improving social, health, and academic outcomes for all students, coordinated efforts that integrate multiple components of healthy school environments are needed.  This continuing education course, developed using information from Child Trends, addresses The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child (WSCC) model that illustrates the interconnected nature of 10 elements of a healthy school environment, and how policymakers can best implement this model.   Study findings evaluating how to better integrate the WSCC framework in policy are presented from the perspectives of state policymakers, educators, and students.

Course Objectives

1 Describe the components of The Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child (WSCC) Model and explore the respective and overlapping priority areas within the WSCC as well as their connections.

2 Identify the interdependent nature of all elements of a student’s well-being, how such factors relate to academic achievement and overall ability to succeed, and the school’s role in promoting such factors.

3 Summarize key findings on the best way to integrate and implement the critical elements of a healthy school environment.

4 Evaluate study methods, design, and findings addressing how to integrate the WSCC framework in policy from the perspectives of state policymakers, educators, and students.

5. Explore specific study results pertaining to school climate and culture as well as social and emotional health.

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