School health is an interdisciplinary field comprehensive of the many professionals working in and with schools who are committed to safeguarding the health and well-being of school-aged children. The Center helps to faciliate dialogue and collaboration among the various colleges, schools, departments, and programs at Cleveland State University concerned with school health, including counseling, health education, nursing, occupational therapy, physical education, physical therapy, school psychology, social work, special education, and speech and language pathology. The School Health Program currently coordinates the following projects.
|School Health Community of Practice||A community of practice is formed by people who engage in a process of collective learning in a shared domain of human endeavor. The School Health Community of Practice employs this model to engage faculty, staff, and students across colleges at Cleveland State University in dialogue and collaboration related to school health and student well-being.||Judith Ausherman; Paula Chan; Katherine Clonan-Roy; Brigette Culliver; Kelle DeBoth; Joanna DeMarco; Kimberly Fuller; Elizabeth Goncy; Shereen Naser; John Schaefer; Joan Thoman; Adam Voight; Colleen Walsh; Madalynn Wendland; Corinne Wheeler|
|School Health Fellows||This project, funded by the Saint Luke's Foundation, places two Cleveland State University graduate students as school health coaches in Cleveland schools to provide technical assistance focused on the creation of healthy school environments. The project is currently in its second year.||Judith Ausherman (PD)|
Notes: PI = Principal Investigator; Co-PI = Co-Principal Investigator; Co-I = Co-Investigator; PD = Project Director