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Whole School Whole Community Whole Child Model

Explanation of Change from CSHP to WSCC Model

The Coordinated School Health (CSH) approach has been used nationwide to integrate health-promoting programs, policies, and practices in the school setting. The CSH approach has been expanded to the Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child (WSCC) model. This new model puts more emphasis on the psychosocial and physical environments and incorporates the growing role of community and family involvement. Furthermore, the WSCC model includes 10 components, including the splitting of two CSH components, Healthy and Safe School Environment and Family/Community Involvement, to create four distinct components.

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Description of the WSCC Model

Overview of the WSCC Model

Expansion of the CSH Model

Facts about WSCC

Components of the WSCC Model

Health Education

Nutrition Environment and Services

Employee Wellness

Social and Emotional Climate

Physical Environment

Health Services

Counseling, Psychological and Social Services

Community Involvement

Family Engagement

Physical Education and Physical Activity


Create Your Own WSCC Initiative

Research Updates and Links

Multi-Media for WSCC Advocacy

Whole School Whole Community Whole Child Model Infographic

Upcoming Events

25th Annual Coordinated School Health Conference

November 30, 2017 - December 2, 2017
Lake Ozark
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Strengthening Your Building Level Suicide Plan

December 6, 2017
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America's Promise Healthy Schools Fund - Deadline

January 22, 2018
20 states (Alaska, California, Colorado, District of Columbia, Florida, Idaho, Indiana, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Dakota, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Texas, or Washington)
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MCSHC Quarterly Meeting

March 14, 2018
Columbia, MO
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