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Free Webinar Explains Secondary Data Analysis

March 28, 2012

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Secondary data sources like the Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) and the National Longitudinal Survey on Adolescent Health (Add Health) can be used to do research while saving you time and money. In this webinar hosted by ASHA’s Research Council, you can learn the ins and outs of secondary data analysis including: What it is Why […]

Journal of School Health Calls for Obesity Papers to be Published March 2013

March 21, 2012

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The American School Health Association and the Editorial Board of the Journal of School Health issue a call for papers anticipated to appear in the March 2013 issue of the journal sponsored by United Healthcare® and be devoted primarily to original research reporting evidence-based interventions for the prevention of overweight and obesity in children and youth of school age (pre-K through grade 12). Interventions may be school-based or community-based, describe […]

Wisconsin Partners Tweet in #vetoviolence Chat

March 20, 2012

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We would like to thank Bridget Clementi and Dr. Richard Schafer of Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin for tweeting on behalf of ASHA during CDC Injury Center’s live chat on bullying prevention, today at 3 pm EST! Join (or just “listen” to) the chat.  Bridget Clementi Director Community Health, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin As the director of […]

Plan Now to Nominate your Superintendent for ASHA’s Award

March 19, 2012

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Is your superintendent a champion for school health? Soon, you will have the opportunity to nominate him or her for ASHA’s Superintendents’ School Health Leadership Award! Application materials will be released next week, and when the packet is available, we’ll announce it on our website, the CHEN listserv, and on Facebook. In the meantime, take an […]

Playing Smart: A New Guide to Help Communities Open the Schoolyards

March 14, 2012

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How can you make it easier for your community to access local school facilities like gyms, fields, basketball courts, and playgrounds?  Schools often keep these spaces locked after hours because they’re concerned about security, liability, maintenance, and other costs. But cities and towns around the country are resolving these issues through joint use agreements – written contracts spelling […]

7 Ways to Make the Most of your ASHA Membership

March 7, 2012

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Like any organization, we are stronger when our members are highly engaged. Here are seven big and little things you can do for yourself and for your professional membership association. Present at ASHA’s Annual Conference. Great sessions make school health professionals want to come back. In this time of budget cuts, it’s important for us […]

ASHA Calls for Papers for ‘Making Connections’ Conference

March 6, 2012

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We hope you will join us as a presenter for Making Connections: The People, Passion, and Promise of School Health San Antonio, Texas, October 10-13, 2012