In this project, the Healthy Workplace Participatory Program tool has been adapted for use in schools to improve teacher health and wellness. Throughout this project, teams of teachers across multiple schools identify the top health and wellness concerns of staff at their school, design intervention packages aimed at resolving these problems, and propose the interventions […]
Background Beth Russell is an Associate Professor in the Department of Human Development and Family Sciences and is the Director of the Center for Applied Research in Human Development (CARHD), a CSCH partner. Russell studies self-regulation, in particular the regulation of psychological distress. She has focused on that work in school, early childcare, and college […]
Would you like to bring your research to a wider audience? Please join us on November 15, 2018 as we talk to professors about their experience writing for and being published in The Conversation, one of the many resources used by UConn Communications to help disseminate faculty research to the general public. Featuring UConn faculty […]
Background Michele Femc-Bagwell is Associate Professor in Residence in the Department of Educational Leadership in the Neag School of Education at UConn. She is a former high school English teacher, middle school assistant principal, principal, and holds a Connecticut Superintendent’s certificate. In her 14-year career at UConn she has served as the director of the […]
On October 30, 2018 CSCH collaborated with the Public Health House Learning Community to host an event titled Field of Dreams: Building Links in Health and Education Using the Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child (WSCC) Model. The event built on prior opportunities to engage undergraduate students in learning and active discussion around topics related […]
Team Science Principles in School and Child Health Research
On October 17, 2018, for the second year, CSCH participated in Research Connections, a networking event sponsored by the UConn Learning Communities intended to expose first and second year students to undergraduate research. The CSCH booth stayed busy throughout the evening, with undergraduate students from many disciplines stopping to engage in conversation about opportunities in […]
UConn Athletic Department Makes Strides In Mental Health Care – October 9, 2018
The Fight for Physical Literacy – Fall 2018
The NHTAC uses a collective impact approach to drive greater alignment of resources and effective collaboration among residents, organizations, government, and investors. The neighborhood triple aims are improvement in population health, improvement in well-being, and improved value of public and private investment. For more information, contact Carol Polifroni
On September 24, 2018, the UConn Collaboratory on School and Child Health held its second Encore Conference. The Encore conference provided an opportunity for participants to learn about work related to school and/or child health that CSCH affiliates had presented previously at external conferences. It included a poster “encore” session (sharing work already presented in […]
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Presentation at the ASCD Empower 18 Conference (Boston, MA) by Chafouleas, S., M., Femc-Bagwell, M., Brooks, A. M., & Edmondon, B. – March 2018 Click to View & Download
Splett, J. W., Chafouleas, S. M., & George, M. W. R. (2018) This special issue focuses on the features necessary to improve the accessibility of children’s behavioral health services, and describes the practices and outcomes of innovative state and local community partnerships.
Hamden clinic set to revolutionize autism, special needs world – November 16, 2017
On September 18, 2017, the UConn Collaboratory on School and Child Health held its first annual Encore Conference. The Encore conference provided an opportunity for participants to learn about work related to school and/or child health that CSCH affiliates had presented previously at external conferences. It included a poster “encore” session (sharing work already presented […]
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
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 […]
The Connecticut School Health Survey (CSHS) surveys students in grades 6-12 about behavior and tobacco use. The surveys have been administered since 2005.
The state’s version of Healthy People 2020 provides a framework for health promotion and disease prevention in the current decade, with overarching themes of health equity and social determinants of health.
An annual report on school health services in Connecticut.
The 2016 CT School Breakfast Report Card lists the percentage of schools that participate in the program.
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.
The Connecticut Civic Health Index is a report published under the auspices of the National Conference of Citizenship (NCoC), in partnership with Connecticut Secretary of the State Denise Merrill, Everyday Democracy, DataHaven, and other members of the Connecticut Civic Health Advisory Group.
DataHaven’s mission is to improve quality of life by collecting, interpreting and sharing public data for effective decision-making.
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 […]
A novel immersive videogame, also known as exergaming, integrates the excitement of gaming and the physical activity of bicycling. The primary goal of this study is to determine if a fitness experience delivered via the novel exergaming fitness bicycle will be perceived positively and enjoyed by normal weight and overweight/obese children aged 11-13 years. For […]
The overall objective is to establish the preliminary effectiveness of a video-based exercise intervention, or “BrainErgizersTM,” that can be incorporated into the school day as a classroom physical activity brain break. For more information, contact: Lindsay DiStefano
Clifford Beers Program Turns Stress and Trauma into Positive Outcomes – October 3, 2016
Kids In 5 Schools Getting Trauma Help – September 15, 2016
New Faculty Projects Will Advance Academic Plan – July 13, 2016