Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

School Health Index: A Self-Assessment and Planning Guide

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1.00 hour


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The purpose of this training is to introduce you to CDC’s School Health Index: A Self‐Assessment and Planning Guide. After this training, you will be ready to conduct or participate in a self‐assessment and create a plan to improve the health of students in your school or district. 

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What You'll Learn

  • Become familiar with the school health topics covered in the School Health Index modules.
  • Become familiar with the steps for implementing the School Health Index.
  • Become familiar with the School Health Index process of conducting an assessment and developing an improvement plan.

Competency Terms

Community Partnership Development
Maternal Child Family Health
Policy Development/Program Planning Skills
Policy, Program, & Service Development
Policy, Program, & Service Implementation

Related Occupations

Other - Schools
Public health - multiple occupations will benefit
Social Services Counselor
Social Worker

Related Job Tasks

Build and maintain a strong organizational infrastructure for public health
Communicate effectively to inform and educate people about health, factors that influence it, and how to improve it
Strengthen, support, and mobilize communities and partnerships to improve health