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    Texas School Health Program
    P.O. BOX 149347, MC1944,
    Austin, TX 78714-9347
    1100 West 49th
    Austin, Texas 78756

    Phone: 512-776-7279
    Fax: 512-458-7618


    SchoolHealth@dshs.state.tx.us

Coordinated School Health Staff Wellness Promotion

School Health Program LogoComponent Description:

Provides opportunities for school staff to improve their health status through activities such as health assessments, health education and health-related fitness activities.  It also improves morale and produces a higher level of personal commitment to the school's overall CSH program.  This personal commitment often transfers into greater commitment to the health of students.  Fosters role-modeling.  Health promotion for staff focuses on developing adult health knowledge, skills and the practice of healthy behaviors.

Student and Staff Benefits:

  • enhanced well-being of administrators, teachers and other staff
  • Staff role modeling for the students in their care; a critical reinforcement to sustaining healthy behaviors in both the adults and students
  • Productivity, decrease absenteeism and reduction in health insurance costs.

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Last updated September 21, 2016