Revamped Self-Paced, Online MMH Training Course

“The Michigan Model for Health™ online training course has been revamped to include an updated elearning design and interaction with video teaching examples, demonstrations, and role playing applicable to both new and previously trained educators.” “The goal of the training course is to give Pre-K through 12th grade teachers confidence in their ability to implement MMH’s skills-basedContinue reading “Revamped Self-Paced, Online MMH Training Course”

Updated Two-Year Report on Sex Education

MiSHCA is excited to release, in collaboration with MDE, an updated template for the completion of the two-year report on sex education. At the request of Michigan school districts, this sample report on the attainment of program goals and objectives is provided to support compliance with MCL 380.1507(5) of the Michigan School Code. MCL 380.1507(5)Continue reading “Updated Two-Year Report on Sex Education”

MMH and InPACT Alignment Document

“Aligning programs that lend support to each other can be a useful tool when looking at implementation practices and the impact on outcomes. The purpose of this alignment document is to illustrate commonalities and complimentary components between the InPACT (Interrupting Prolonged Sitting with Activity) program and MMH (Michigan Model for HealthTM). Strong child health programsContinue reading “MMH and InPACT Alignment Document”

How Can Districts Assess Student Well-Being?

It’s important to understand the wide variety of our student needs locally and how those needs may have been impacted over the pandemic. The Michigan Profile for Healthy Youth (MiPHY) offers an excellent opportunity to assess those current students needs and support the work of multiple district roles, initiatives, and community agencies in accurately andContinue reading “How Can Districts Assess Student Well-Being?”

MI-LEAP: Resources

MI-LEAP (Michigan Model for Health: Learning to Enhance and Adapt for Prevention) is a partnership project with Wayne State University and MISHCA and in cooperation with the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. This NIH-funded project focuses on improving student outcomes utilizing a tailored version of the MMH curriculum that provides trauma-informed approaches and supports for teachers.  Through designing these implementation supports, we found several existing websites focused on creating supportive and trauma-informedContinue reading “MI-LEAP: Resources”

K-5 Consent Toolkit

MOASH, in partnership with sexual violence prevention experts across the state, is excited to announce the launch of a new resource: the K-5 Consent Toolkit! This resource responds to the needs of teachers, parents, and caregivers for quality consent education for students in elementary school. The toolkit includes recommendations for specific resources – including curricula,Continue reading “K-5 Consent Toolkit”

Resources to Support Safety After a Crisis

Violence, such as a school shooting, can impact school communities even if they are not directly impacted by the event. Need on-site support? Your Regional School Health Coordinator can connect you. Below are a few materials that may support you in re-building safety. Resources available in multiple languages are marked with a * Families TalkingContinue reading “Resources to Support Safety After a Crisis”

K-12 MMH and SEL Alignment

After reading our partnership resource on Integrating Whole Child into Continuous Improvement Planning: Best Practice Statement that looked at the complementary practices of Comprehensive Health Education, Physical Education, and Social and Emotional Learning (SEL), you may be wondering how to take the next steps in aligning your explicit instruction of social emotional skills to build aContinue reading “K-12 MMH and SEL Alignment”

Integrating Whole Child into Continuous Improvement Planning: Best Practice Statement

We are very pleased to join with other leading education organizations and institutions in Michigan to support and endorse a Best Practices Statement advocating for integrating the Whole Child (WSCC Model) into Continuous Improvement Planning. The statement looks closely at the complementary practices of Comprehensive Health Education, Physical Education and Social and Emotional Learning toContinue reading “Integrating Whole Child into Continuous Improvement Planning: Best Practice Statement”

Prioritizing Health Lessons: 20-21

As schools begin the process of reopening Health educators will be tasked with prioritizing lessons that support the well-being of their students. Health Education, in particular, will play an important role as we look to help students build their health literacy and skills to navigate the many challenges to well-being that the COVID-19 pandemic hasContinue reading “Prioritizing Health Lessons: 20-21”