The WSCC model emphasizes a school-wide approach and acknowledges learning, health and the school as being a part and reflection of the local community.

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Juice It Up! (Jersey City PS37 Initiative)

Juice It Up! (Jersey City PS37 Initiative)

Juice it Up is an initiative by parents. It was started in Cordero School (PS37) with the support and training provided by SPAN to Jersey ...
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Addressing and Prioritizing Youth Mental Health Problems and Crises in your Community

Addressing and Prioritizing Youth Mental Health Problems and Crises in your Community

By: Kaitlyn Bedard Mental health is an issue that requires our attention and priority. Mental, behavioral, or developmental disorders (MBDD) do not discriminate against class, ...
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Underage Drinking: They Hear You.

Underage Drinking: They Hear You.

Can you remember the first time you were exposed to alcohol? It probably wasn’t in a dark alley by a stranger in an overcoat or ...
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Ideas from the Innovative Approaches to Health & Wellness Session

Ideas from the Innovative Approaches to Health & Wellness Session

Thanks again to all of you who participated in the “Innovative Approaches to Health & Wellness” session at the May 4th School Health NJ Summit. ...
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The School Health NJ Project

The School Health NJ Project

Our recent article featured the CDC school health activities currently underway by the Department of Health’s (DOH) in the Community Health and Wellness Services unit. The ...
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Work Being Accomplished by Community Health and Wellness Services

Work Being Accomplished by Community Health and Wellness Services

The Department of Health (DOH), Division of Family Health Services oversees the administration of two projects that are coordinating work to improve school health. This ...
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Technology Overload?

Technology Overload?

Social media is a huge facet of today’s youth culture. From expressing their love of photography via Instagram to producing and promoting their latest singles ...
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School Health Services: The Bridge Between Health and Education

School Health Services: The Bridge Between Health and Education

The Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child (WSCC) model outlines the vital role School Health Services has in coordinating health policies, processes and practices that ...
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Parents as Champions for Healthy Schools Workshops

Parents as Champions for Healthy Schools Workshops

Research shows that healthy students do better in school, and that parents play a critical role in their children’s health and learning. In the Centers ...
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