Background Carol Polifroni is a registered nurse, Professor, and Dean of the UConn School of Nursing, whose research and scholarship focuses primarily on health policy and transition to care for nurses in particular. She is also Director of the UConn Office of Public Engagement. As part of that dual role she has been involved in […]
The first annual UConn Collaboratory on School and Child Health Encore Conference will be held at the Lyceum Conference Center in Hartford on Monday, September 18, 2017, from 4-6 p.m. The CSCH Encore conference provides an opportunity for participants to learn about work related to school and/or child health that affiliates have presented previously at […]
Marlene B. Schwartz et al (2017) This longitudinal, observational study measured plain milk selection and consumption the first year flavored milk was removed in a school district and two years later. the study found that school-wide per-student consumption of plain milk increased over time.
No Chocolate Milk? No Problem, Kids Get Used to Plain Milk – July 14, 2017
CSCH is pleased to announce and congratulate the two awardees of our FY2017 seed grant competition. These grants provide funds to investigators to support projects that align with the vision of CSCH to promote an integrated approach to health and learning through collaborations across the components within the Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child (WSCC) […]
Health care providers endorse call for sales tax increase – June 20, 2017
CSCH is sponsoring media training for affiliates interested in enhancing skills in effective dissemination and promotion of their work. We are pleased to partner with Drs. Rory McGloin and Stephen Stifano in the Department of Communication, who will lead attendees throughout the fall semester in developing knowledge of effective communication and using skills to produce […]
State Leaders Attend Symposium on Childhood Trauma, Mental Health – May 26, 2017
On May 24, 2017, CSCH co-sponsored and hosted “Symposium on Trauma-Informed School Mental Health.” Approximately 100 school, mental health, and community leaders from across the state gathered at the University of Connecticut campus in Storrs to discuss childhood trauma and the impact it can have on a child’s education, as well as possible strategies for […]
Parents Concerned About Unhealthy Food Marketing to Children – April 19, 2017
Fuller, R., McGarry, J. & Coble, C (2017) This case study chronicles research on campus-community partnerships over the thirteen-year existence of Husky Sport.
Melissa A. Collier-Meek, Lisa M. H. Sanetti, Lindsay M. Fallon (2017) This article describes the concept of evaluating treatment integrity through an applied behavior analysis (ABA) lens and outlines practical strategies for how school psychologists might apply this idea to support teachers.
Why Kids Shouldn’t Sit Still in Class – March 21, 2017
Schwartz, M., Scheider, G., Choi, Y. et al (2017) This article describes an observational experiment that looked at whether a local campaign to reduce consumption of sugary drinks was associated with a decrease in grocery store drink sales.
Publications include updates on the HUSKY CT program and the impact of CT budgets on health and education programs for children and families.
Publications include brief reports on subjects such as mental health, obesity, and asthma.