Videos

Investing in Student Health: The Importance of Partnerships

Investing in Student Health: The Importance of Partnerships
This video outlines CDC’s recommended approach to school health to reduce risk behaviors and improve academic performance. It describes how students can benefit when school districts invest in health education, health services, and safe and supportive school environments. It also encourages families, school health leaders, and community partners to support this investment in student health as an investment in the future.
DASH Program Overview

Their Future is Our Future: 30 Years of Investing in Adolescent Health
CDC is a leader in developing and promoting data-driven ways to make students safer and healthier. Since 1988, the Division of Adolescent and School Health (DASH) has worked with education agencies, health agencies, youth-serving organizations, and parents to help teens adopt healthy behaviors and avoid becoming pregnant or infected with HIV or STDs. We look back across three decades of progress in translating the science into programs, policies, and practices that can improve students’ lives.

The WSCC Model
The Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child (WSCC) Model: 3 Min. 36 Sec.
This video describes how the Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child (WSCC) Model informs HIV, STD, and pregnancy prevention. CDC’s Division of Adolescent and School Health (DASH) works closely with youth-serving education and health organizations to ensure programs, policies, practices, and research integrate the WSCC model’s school components.

The Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child (WSCC) Model: 1 Min. 6 Sec.
This video describes how the Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child (WSCC) Model informs HIV, STD, and pregnancy prevention. CDC’s Division of Adolescent and School Health (DASH) works closely with youth-serving education and health organizations to ensure programs, policies, practices, and research integrate the WSCC model’s school components.

What Is YRBS?
What Is YRBS?
Celeste Jorge, epidemiologist at the Connecticut Department of Public Health, introduces us to the Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) and the value of its data. She explains how the information collected from YRBS can be used to help students make healthy choices to become healthy adults.
Back-to-School: A Time to Think about Health & Academics
Back-to-School: A Time to Think about Health & Academics
New data released by CDC confirms that regardless of sex, race/ethnicity and grade-level, high school students reporting lower academic marks also reported greater health risk behaviors.

Back to School Facebook Live: Health & Academics
Parents, we’re LIVE now with CDC experts Dr. Catherine Rasberry and Dr. Georgianne Tiu for our Back to School event on the connection between teen health and academic achievement. Thanks for joining us today! Ask your questions in the comments below.
Public Health Grand Rounds
Adolescence: Preparing for Lifelong Health and Wellness
Today’s adolescents are engaging less in some risky behaviors, yet they need help in other areas as they navigate the teen years. Listen as Dr. John Iskander and Dr. Kathleen Ethier discuss the recent results of a national Youth Risk Behavior survey to learn about the progress being made and the challenges that remain