64 posts found in Topic: Cross-sector Partnerships

Expanding Michigan’s School-Based Medicaid Program

This Healthy Students Promising Futures Learning Collaborative case study highlights Michigan's work to leverage the reversal of free care policy to expand the state's school-based Medicaid program. Beginning in October 2019, school districts in Michigan will be able to seek Medicaid reimbursement for services provided to all Medicaid-enrolled students (not only for health services included in a student's Individualized Education Program). This change presents an important opportunity to expand access to and resources for school health services, particularly behavioral health services


October 8, 2019

The Healthy Schools Toolkit

This research-informed tool is grounded in the Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child (WSCC) model and that helps education leaders to understand: the people who are key influencers and could be recruited to inspire others to integrate health and well-being into their school practices, the existing systems in schools that help or hinder student health, well-being, and academic success, and the aspirational messages about healthy schools that can be used to spark interest and buy-in throughout the school community.

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Integrating Public Health in Schools to Improve Graduation

APHA’s Center for School, Health and Education’s Program to Improve Graduation applies a public health and socio-ecological framework to strengthen the capacity of schools to remove barriers to healthy outcomes and learning. The report focuses on the program's journey to prevent dropout and advance population health and equity with schools across the country.

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School Health as a Strategy to Improve Both Public Health and Education

This review is written for health and education audiences. It integrates recent research and developments in relationships among health, education, and economic outcomes; health and education systems; the school health program; cross-disciplinary collaboration; local, state, national, and international infrastructures and strategies; implementation science; and relevant academic research, training, and service.


From Prevention to Treatment: Application of SBIRT in Massachusetts Schools

This case study highlights Massachusetts’ implementation of Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT), an evidence-based screening and early intervention for alcohol and substance use that is used in schools, primary care and other settings to identify risky behaviors among adolescents to prevent alcohol and substance misuse.