Jennifer L. Harris, Maia Hyary, and Marlene B. Schwartz (2016) This article describes the results of study in which students and parents viewed and rated different kinds of snacks in four experimental conditions.
November 16, 2016 CSCH, in collaboration with the Neag School of Education, hosted a free screening of the documentary film Resilience: The Biology of Stress & the Science of Hope. Additional sponsors included UConn’s Office of Public Engagement, InCHIP, Achieve Hartford!, and the Clifford Beers Clinic. The documentary film chronicles the work done by researchers […]
Marlene B. Schwartz (2016) This invited commentary discusses an ongoing debate about whether to use incentives or restrictions in improving the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) to support healthy eating and nutrition. Please note that a JAMA Internal Medicine subscription account is required to view the full article.
Big money spent marketing unhealthy baby, toddler foods – November 1, 2016
The 2016 CT School Breakfast Report Card lists the percentage of schools that participate in the program.
Publications include brief reports on subjects such as mental health, obesity, and asthma.
This BCAC annual report provides information on juvenile justice and safety; poverty; economic insecurity; early childhood, elementary, middle school, high school, and adult education; and health and well-being.
Funded by USDA SNAP-Ed, local foundations, AmeriCorps and private donations, Husky Sport is a sport based youth development program operating as a community-campus partnership between Hartford’s North End and UConn’s Neag School of Education. Husky Sport emphasizes nutritional education, physical activity, transferrable life skills, and academic enrichment with K-12 grade students both in school and […]
Clifford Beers Program Turns Stress and Trauma into Positive Outcomes – October 3, 2016
Kids In 5 Schools Getting Trauma Help – September 15, 2016
Junk Food Makers Market Look-Alike ‘Smart Snacks’ In Schools To Mislead Kids, Study Claims – September 1, 2016
Look-alike ‘Smart Snacks’ Confuse Students, Parents – August 31, 2016
Study: “Copycat Snacks” in Schools Confuse Parents and Kids – August 31, 2016
July 21, 2016 CSCH is pleased to announce the FY16 Awardees of the InCHIP-Neag School of Education Dual-PI Seed Grants for Collaborative Research in School and Child Health. The purpose of this competition was to provide funds to dual-PI teams to support new research initiatives and pilot work that would lead to innovative external grant […]
New Faculty Projects Will Advance Academic Plan – July 13, 2016
July 13, 2016 In 2013, UConn launched a comprehensive process to develop a new academic vision and identify initiatives that will enable the University to enhance excellence in research and education. One of the priority areas identified in that process was health and wellness. CSCH is pleased to announce that is has received a 3-year […]
Rebecca L. Smith and Ruth Lucas (2016). This article describes research evaluating nurses’ knowledge regarding the early initiation of breastfeeding in preterm infants.
Daniel T. Volk, Lisa H. Sanetti, Sandra M. Chafouleas (2016) The WSCC model is explained, focusing on 10 components that have been shown to have a significant impact on student outcomes while simultaneously promoting unified coordination across important groups. Please note that a NASP account is required to view this article.
Rebecca Puhl, Young Suh, and Xun Li (2016) This article describes the results of a study looking at parental support for enactment of laws and policies to protect youth from weight-based bullying.
Support Increasing for Laws Against Weight-Based Bullying – April 26, 2016
Presentation at the New England School Nurse Conference by Polifroni & Chafouleas – April 2016 Click to View & Download
S. Megan Berthold & Kathryn Libal (2016) This article addresses the rights of migrant children to rehabilitation, health, and well-being, particularly when held in US detention.
Eating Two Breakfasts Is Better Than Eating None – March 23, 2016
Fight Childhood Obesity In Preschools, Child Care Centers, New Report Says – March 22, 2016
2 Breakfasts May Be Better Than None For School Kids – March 17, 2016
Kids who eat two breakfasts are less likely to be overweight than those who eat none – March 17, 2016
Sandra M. Chafouleas & E. Carol Polifroni (2016) This commentary reinforces a call to recognize the need for substantive collaboration, communication, and cooperation across education and health sectors.