Strategies for Using the WSCC Framework

The Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child (WSCC) model is CDC’s framework for addressing health in schools. The model focuses on the student and emphasizes the collaboration between schools, communities, public health, and health care sectors to align resources in support of the whole child.

Although not all-inclusive, below are examples of evidence-based strategies and promising practices for using the WSCC framework to promote student health before, during and after school.   Downloadable graphics are available below for use in presentations, on websites, and handouts.