Overview


  • Michigan Model (School Health Education) is one of the 8 components of Coordinated School Health
     
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    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.
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    The goals of the Michigan Coordinated School Health Association (MI-CSHA) include:
     
    • Education
    • 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.
    • Leadership
    • Professional development opportunities for educators.
    • Community awareness in critical health issues.
    • Advocacy
    • For schools and communities for coordinated school health.
    • For policies, funding, and assessment of school health programs.