School-Based Health Centers
Annette Johnson, Director of School Health Program, Bureau of Child and Adolescent Health, NYS Department of Health, gave an overview of SBHC's; Fred Donkoh, MD, Medical Director, Harlem Hospital Center School Based Health Programs, talked about the programs connected with his hospital.
In New York State comprehensive health services were provided to 202,000 students in 182 School-Based Health Centers (SBHCs) in 2001. This presentation focuses on the purpose, role and the benefits of SBHCs and what community leaders can do to initiate and support an SBHC in their community.
As a result of this program, participants will be able
- describe the benefits of school-based health centers.
Satellite broadcast originally aired September 18, 2004.