Michigan Model (School Health Education) is one of the 8 components of Coordinated School Health
Curriculum materials, resources, professional development, and consultation services are provided by the Michigan Coordinated School Health Association (MI-CSHA).
Michigan Model for Health is a comprehensive K-12 Health Education Curriculum. It is our region's adopted health curriculum.
Michigan Model for Health covers:
- Social-Emotional Health/Character;
- Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug prevention;
- Safety (including personal safety and inappropriate touch);
- Nutrition and Physical Activity;
- and, Personal Health and Wellness.
Additionally, there are:
- HIV/AIDs lessons for 4th & 5th grades;
- HIV/AIDS and STI prevention curriculum for 7-8 grades (Abstinence-only or Abstinence-Based);
- HIV/AIDS, STI, and Relationships for 9-12 curriculum (Abstinence-only or Abstinence-Based);
- 9-12 Service Learning;
- and, an Alternative High School Character Ed curriculum.
Michigan Model for Health is an evidence-based curriculum.
The goals of the Michigan Coordinated School Health Association (MI-CSHA) include:
- Healthy lifestyles and the reduction of health risks of children and families
- Increased support for school health education and programs
- Coordination and cooperation between schools and local, state, and national health organizations.
- Coordinated School Health Programs (CSHP) as an integral part of school improvement, reform, and restructuring.
- Professional development opportunities for educators.
- Community awareness in critical health issues.
- For schools and communities for coordinated school health.
- For policies, funding, and assessment of school health programs.