Healthy Communities

School Health

The Arkansas Department of Health’s Child and Adolescent Health - School Health Program includes:

These programs all work collaboratively within the Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child (WSCC) model which is an expansion of the Coordinated School Health (CSH) framework and include the Arkansas Department of Education, Arkansas Educational Services Cooperatives, Arkansas Center for Health Improvement, Arkansas Children’s Hospital, amongst many other partners. Coordinated School Health/ WSCC is a planned, organized set of health-related programs, policies, and services coordinated at both the district and individual school levels. It emphasizes a unified and collaborative approach to learning and health.

The Student Exposure to Health Care Experiences and Careers Resource Guide is the joint effort of members of health and education sectors who first came together at the 2018 Rural Health Summit at the Winthrop Rockefeller Institute. The guide includes information and contacts for educational programs operating throughout Arkansas that provide health care-related experiences and career exposure for students of all ages.

Resources

Office Address Phone Fax
School Health 4815 W. Markham, Slot 63
Little Rock, AR 72205
501-280-4061 501-683-5602

Public Health Accrediation Board
Arkansas Department of Health
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4815 W. Markham, Little Rock, AR 72205-3867
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