School-Based Health Centers: A quick overview Jo English   School-Based Health Center Program CO Dept of Public Health and...
Principles for Operating School-Based Health Centers <ul><li>Supports the school </li></ul><ul><li>Responds to the communi...
Documented Impact <ul><li>Increased access to primary care, behavioral health and oral health care </li></ul><ul><li>Impro...
Services <ul><li>Physical exams </li></ul><ul><li>Immunizations </li></ul><ul><li>Acute care for illness and injury </li><...
 
Basic Staffing <ul><li>Nurse practitioner/ physician assistant </li></ul><ul><li>School health staff  </li></ul><ul><li>Re...
 
School Districts with SBHCs as of Jan 2009 <ul><li>Adams 14 and 50  </li></ul><ul><li>Aurora </li></ul><ul><li>Cripple Cre...
 
Contact Information <ul><li>Jo English, Director </li></ul><ul><li>School-Based Health Center Program </li></ul><ul><li>Co...
Further Reading… <ul><li>Book Chapters </li></ul><ul><li>JG Lear. &quot;Health Care Goes to School: An Untidy Strategy to ...
Further Reading, cont <ul><li>Lear JG. &quot;Schools and Adolescent Health: Strengthening Services and Improving Outcomes....
Further reading, cont. <ul><li>Reports </li></ul><ul><li>Asay M, Behrens D, Guersey G, et al.  Nine State Strategies to Su...
Further Reading, cont. <ul><li>Schlitt J, Lear J, Ceballos C, et al.  School-Based Health Centers and Managed Care: Seven ...
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  1. 1. School-Based Health Centers: A quick overview Jo English School-Based Health Center Program CO Dept of Public Health and Environment
  2. 2. Principles for Operating School-Based Health Centers <ul><li>Supports the school </li></ul><ul><li>Responds to the community </li></ul><ul><li>Focuses on the student </li></ul><ul><li>Delivers comprehensive care </li></ul><ul><li>Advances health promotion activities </li></ul><ul><li>Implements effective systems </li></ul><ul><li>Provides leadership in adolescent and child health </li></ul><ul><li>NASBHC.org </li></ul>
  3. 3. Documented Impact <ul><li>Increased access to primary care, behavioral health and oral health care </li></ul><ul><li>Improved quality of primary care </li></ul><ul><li>Improved immunization rates </li></ul><ul><li>Reduced emergency room visits, costs for health care </li></ul><ul><li>Reduced birthrates </li></ul>
  4. 4. Services <ul><li>Physical exams </li></ul><ul><li>Immunizations </li></ul><ul><li>Acute care for illness and injury </li></ul><ul><li>Chronic care </li></ul><ul><li>Lab tests </li></ul><ul><li>Prescriptions </li></ul><ul><li>Dental care </li></ul><ul><li>Health promotion and education programs </li></ul><ul><li>Mental health counseling </li></ul><ul><li>Substance abuse counseling </li></ul><ul><li>Reproductive health care </li></ul>
  5. 6. Basic Staffing <ul><li>Nurse practitioner/ physician assistant </li></ul><ul><li>School health staff </li></ul><ul><li>Registered nurse </li></ul><ul><li>Physician consultant </li></ul><ul><li>Health Technician </li></ul><ul><li>Mental health practitioner </li></ul><ul><li>Substance abuse counselor </li></ul><ul><li>Health educator </li></ul><ul><li>Dentist/hygienist </li></ul><ul><li>Outreach worker </li></ul>
  6. 8. School Districts with SBHCs as of Jan 2009 <ul><li>Adams 14 and 50 </li></ul><ul><li>Aurora </li></ul><ul><li>Cripple Creek/Victor </li></ul><ul><li>Denver </li></ul><ul><li>Durango </li></ul><ul><li>Englewood </li></ul><ul><li>Greeley 6 </li></ul><ul><li>Harrison 2 (CO Springs) </li></ul><ul><li>Jefferson </li></ul><ul><li>Lamar </li></ul><ul><li>Montezuma/Cortez </li></ul><ul><li>Montrose </li></ul><ul><li>Poudre R-1 </li></ul><ul><li>Pueblo 60 </li></ul><ul><li>Roaring Fork </li></ul><ul><li>Sheridan </li></ul><ul><li>Summit </li></ul>
  7. 10. Contact Information <ul><li>Jo English, Director </li></ul><ul><li>School-Based Health Center Program </li></ul><ul><li>Colorado Dept of Public Health and Environment </li></ul><ul><li>303-692-2386 or [email_address] </li></ul>
  8. 11. Further Reading… <ul><li>Book Chapters </li></ul><ul><li>JG Lear. &quot;Health Care Goes to School: An Untidy Strategy to Improve the Well-Being of School-Age Children.&quot; In Social Policies for Children, Garfinkel I, Hochschild J and McClanahan S (eds). Washington: Brookings Institution, 1996. </li></ul><ul><li>JG Lear. &quot;School-Based Health Care.&quot; In Comprehensive Adolescent Health Care, Second Edition, Friedman SB, Fisher M, Schoenberg SK and Alderman EM (eds). St. Louis: Mosby, 1997. </li></ul><ul><li>Articles </li></ul><ul><li>Burness A. &quot;Public Relations as a Catalyst for School-Based Health Care.&quot; Public Relations Quarterly, 41(4): 1996. </li></ul><ul><li>Garfinkel S and Schlitt J. &quot;Where the Kids Are,&quot; State Government News, 38(6): 20–24, 1995. </li></ul><ul><li>Juszczak L, Fisher M, Lear J and Friedman S. &quot;Back to School: Training Opportunities in School-Based Health Centers,&quot; Journal of Behavioral Pediatrics, 16(2): 101–104, 1995. </li></ul><ul><li>Koppelman J and Lear JG. &quot;Partnering with School-Based Health Centers: Connecticut's Medicaid Managed Care Experience.&quot; Managed Care and Medicaid, 5(2): 4–5, 1999. </li></ul><ul><li>Koppelman J and Lear JG. &quot;The New Child Health Insurance Expansions: How Will School-Based Health Centers Fit In?&quot; Journal of School Health, 68(10): 441–446, 1998. </li></ul><ul><li>Koppelman J and Lear JG. &quot;The New Child Health Insurance Expansions: How Will School-Based Health Centers Fit In?&quot; Journal of School Health, 68(10): 441–446, 1998. </li></ul>
  9. 12. Further Reading, cont <ul><li>Lear JG. &quot;Schools and Adolescent Health: Strengthening Services and Improving Outcomes.&quot; Journal of Adolescent Health, 31(6): S310–S320, 2002. </li></ul><ul><li>Lear JG. &quot;School-Based Services and Adolescent Health: Past, Present and Future.&quot; Health Care in Schools, Adolescent Medicine: State of the Art Reviews, 7(2): 163–180, 1996. </li></ul><ul><li>Lear JG, Eichner N and Koppelman J. &quot;The Growth of School-Based Health Centers and the Role of State Policies: Results of a National Survey.&quot; Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Health, 153(11): 1154–1159, 1999. </li></ul><ul><li>Lear JG, Montgomery L, Schlitt J and Rickett K. &quot;Key Issues Affecting School-Based Health Centers and Medicaid,&quot; Journal of School Health, 66(3): 83–87, 1996. </li></ul><ul><li>Rickett KD, Lear JG and Schlitt JJ. &quot;Bibliography of Select School-Based Health Center Publications,&quot; Journal of Adolescent Health, 17(2): 77–82. </li></ul><ul><li>Schlitt JJ, Rickett KD, Montgomery LL and Lear JG. &quot;State Initiatives to Support School-Based Health Centers: A National Survey,&quot; Journal of Adolescent Health, 17(2): 68–76, 1995. </li></ul>
  10. 13. Further reading, cont. <ul><li>Reports </li></ul><ul><li>Asay M, Behrens D, Guersey G, et al. Nine State Strategies to Support School-Based Health Centers. Washington: Making the Grade, George Washington University Medical Center, 1998. </li></ul><ul><li>Eisen M, Pallitto C and Bradner C. Problem Behavior Prevention and School-Based Health Centers: Programs and Prospects. Washington: Urban Institute, 1999. Commissioned by Making the Grade and The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. </li></ul><ul><li>Improving Quality of Care in School-Based Health Centers: A Continuous Quality Improvement Tool. Center for Health and Health Care in Schools, George Washington University, 2001. </li></ul><ul><li>Koppelman J and Lear J. From the Margins to the Mainstream: Institutionalizing School-Based Health Centers. Washington: Making the Grade, George Washington University Medical Center, 2000. </li></ul><ul><li>Koppelman J and Lear JG. The New Child Health Insurance Expansions: How Will School-Based Health Centers Fit In? Washington: Making the Grade, George Washington University Medical Center, 1998. </li></ul><ul><li>Lear J, Schlitt J, Rickett K and Rosenberg S. Issues in Financing School-Based Health Centers: A Guide for State Officials. Washington: Making the Grade, George Washington University, 1995. </li></ul><ul><li>Rosenberg S. Examining the Reorganization of School Health Services: Lessons from Eight Communities. Oakland, CA: Rosenberg and Associates, 1999. Commissioned by Making the Grade and The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. </li></ul><ul><li>Schlitt J and Lear J. Medicaid, Managed Care and School-Based Health Centers: Proceedings of a Meeting with Policy-Makers and Providers. Washington: Making the Grade, 1995. </li></ul>
  11. 14. Further Reading, cont. <ul><li>Schlitt J, Lear J, Ceballos C, et al. School-Based Health Centers and Managed Care: Seven School-Based Health Center Programs Forge New Relationships. Washington: Making the Grade, George Washington University, 1996. </li></ul><ul><li>School-Based Health Centers into the 21st Century. A Timeline with Cartoons. Washington: Making the Grade, George Washington University, 2000. </li></ul><ul><li>School-Based Health Centers: Results from a 50-State Survey. School Year 1999–2000. Washington: Center for Health and Health Care in Schools, George Washington University, 2001. </li></ul><ul><li>The Answer is at School. Washington: School-Based Adolescent Health Care Program, George Washington University, 1993. </li></ul><ul><li>The Picture of Health: State and Community Leaders on School-Based Health Care. Washington: School of Public Health and Health Services, George Washington University, 1997. </li></ul><ul><li>Survey Instruments </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;National Survey of State School-Based Health Center Initiatives,&quot; Making the Grade, George Washington University, fielded August–September 1994, 1996, 1998 and 2000. </li></ul><ul><li>World Wide Web Sites </li></ul><ul><li>www.healthinschools.org provides information on a broad range of topics and materials, including information on state initiatives in school-based health centers, examples of state guidelines, funding initiatives, reports and technical assistance materials for individual school-based health centers on getting started, relevant research, communications issues and program publications. Washington: Center for Health and Health Care In Schools, George Washington University. In 1999, the site averaged about 200 visits per week. By the end of 2002, the site averaged 8,000–10,000 visits per week. </li></ul>

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