Services provided to improve students' mental, emotional, and social health. These services include individual and group assessments, interventions, and referrals. Organizational assessment and consultation skills of counselors and psychologists contribute not only to the health of students but also to the health of the school environment. Professionals such as certified school counselors, psychologists, and social workers provide these services.
Source: Division of Adolescent and School Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
( Courtesy of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention )
MASH Recommended Reading
“Building a Healthier Future Through School Health Programs.” Chapter 9-1. Promising Practices in Chronic Disease Prevention and Control. A Public Health Framework for Action. (2003). Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Department of Health and Human Services.
175-page document available in PDF format at www.cdc.gov/nccdphp/promising_practices