ADDRESSING THE NEEDS OF THE WHOLE CHILD TO
PROMOTE ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT
The Division of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE)
announces the Coordinated School Health (CSH) quarterly meeting date for May 4,
2022, Teen Dating Violence. The DESE
in partnership, with the Arkansas Department of Health (ADH), provides
professional development and resources to assist school personnel with addressing
the needs of the whole child in the school setting. The Coordinated School
Health Program and activities are supported with funding provided to the DESE
through the Centers for Disease Control and
Prevention RFA-DP18-1801 Improving Student Health and Academic Achievement
through Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Management of Chronic Disease
grant funding. This program is designed to develop the capacity for school
personnel to utilize a team approach to address today’s most relevant public
health issues inhibiting academic achievement.
Objectives for the CSH 4th quarter meeting
- Updated statistics of teen dating violence
- Instructional resources for schools to address teen dating violence and relationships
- Community resources for students and schools
Participants may expect to gain information and resources
from content experts. Each meeting will include hands-on activities to assess
and plan for implementing the strategies learned. The CSH meetings are open to
all Arkansas public school district personnel. District wellness committee
chairs are strongly encouraged to attend.
MAY MEETING DATE & TOPICS
Who should Attend
May 4, 2022
Prevalence, Prevention, and Community Resources
chairs, CSH coordinators, administrators, health teachers/coaches, nurses, counselors,
school resource officers
QUARTERLY MEETING LOGISTICS
Meeting Times: Virtual meetings will be
Registration: Participants must register prior to the event.
here to register.
Cost: No cost
Link for Session Documents: Presentations
and resources may be found in the 2021-2022 CSH Meeting folder online at https://bit.ly/ARCSH-main or on the Coordinated School Health website.
A draft meeting agenda is attached to this Commissioner’s
Memo. Participants will receive 3 hours of professional development for virtual
meetings through the ESCWorks
professional development platform.
regarding the Arkansas Coordinated School Health program or other school health
initiatives, please contact the DESE School Health Services office at