Promoting Health and Academic Success is a valuable resource for advocacy, planning, implementation, and evaluation related to the Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child approach. It’s also ideal for undergraduate and graduate courses that address a coordinated approach to school health.
Part I: Moving From Coordinated School Health to the Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child Approach
Chapter 1 Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child: A New Model for Health and Academic Success
Chapter 2 Historical Overview of Coordinated School Health
Chapter 3 Components of the WSCC Model
Part II: Putting the Focus on the Child
Chapter 4 The Whole Child Initiative
Chapter 5 Linking Health and Academic Success
Part III: Building Partnerships and Support
Chapter 6 Role of School Administration
Chapter 7 Meeting the Needs of Diverse Students, Families, and Communities
Chapter 8 Community Involvement
Part IV: Planning, Implementation, and Evaluation
Chapter 9 Planning for WSCC
Chapter 10 Implementing WSCC
Chapter 11 Evaluating WSCC
Part V: The Path Forward
Chapter 12 Building on the Past and Moving Into the Future
Chapter 13 Perspectives From the Field
Appendix: Assessment Instruments and Tools
David A. Birch, PhD, MCHES, is professor and chair of the department of health science at the University of Alabama. He is president-elect of the Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE) and is past president of the American Association for Health Education (AAHE). He has served on the board of directors of AAHE, the American School Health Association (ASHA), and the National Association of Health Education Centers (NAHEC) and on the board of trustees of the Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE).
Donna M. Videto, PhD, MCHES, is a professor of health at SUNY College at Cortland. She is a national leader in school health and has published articles on health education in several journals, written chapters in four books, and coauthored a book on assessment in health education. She has also made numerous presentations across the United States on health education and was given the 2012 New York AHPERD Amazing People Award for outstanding contributions and commitment to professional excellence.