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 […]
School-Based Health Centers: A Means to Meet the Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child Model
Presentation for the Washington District MTSS Leader PLC by Chafouleas, S. – March 2019 Click to View & Download
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 […]
Background Sandra Chafouleas is the Co-Director of CSCH as a well as a Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor of Educational Psychology in the Neag School of Education at UConn. Before turning to research, Chafouleas was a school psychologist in a variety of settings, with specialization working with students exhibiting challenging behavior. As a researcher, her […]
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 […]
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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
CSCH Live Talk by Jaci VanHeest, PhD – October 2017
The UConn Collaboratory on School and Child Health (CSCH) was excited to partner with co-sponsors UConn and the UConn Foundation to host the first Science Salon of the 2018 series. The event, “How Schools Succeed by Nurturing the Whole Child,” took place on the evening of Thursday, Nov. 9, at the Lyceum in Hartford, Conn. […]
CSCH Live Talk by Sandra Chafouleas, PhD – October 2017
As part of an initiative to provide multi-media training for CSCH affiliates, the UConn Collaboratory on School and Child Health partnered with the Public Health House Learning Community to host a live filming of TED-like talks on October 30, 2017. Over 80 undergraduate students and graduate students constituted the live audience as four CSCH affiliates […]
Presentation at the 22nd Annual Conference on Advancing School Mental Health by Chafouleas, Volk, Koriakin, & Auerbach – October 2017 Click to View & Download
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) […]
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 […]
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 […]
Funded by the National Center for Education Research, Institute for Education Sciences, the National Exploration of Emotional/Behavioral Detection in School Screening (NEEDs2) project aims to understand if and how social, emotional, and behavioral screeners are being used in schools, and what factors influence use.
Funded through the UConn OVPR’s Research Excellence Program, UConn researchers and leaders in the New Haven School District and Connecticut State Department of Education are collaborating to build a “guiding blueprint” that fills an important gap in tools to guide planning, implementation, professional development, and evaluation efforts that inform coordination of policies, processes, and practices […]
Presentation at the 21st Annual Conference on Advancing School Mental Health by Chafouleas, Sanetti, & Volk – September 2016 Click to View & Download
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 […]
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.
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.
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.