Provides opportunities for school staff to improve their health status through activities such as health assessments, health education and health-related fitness activities. It also improves morale and produces a higher level of personal commitment to the school's overall CSH program. This personal commitment often transfers into greater commitment to the health of students. Fosters role-modeling. Health promotion for staff focuses on developing adult health knowledge, skills and the practice of healthy behaviors.
Student and Staff Benefits:
- enhanced well-being of administrators, teachers and other staff
- Staff role modeling for the students in their care; a critical reinforcement to sustaining healthy behaviors in both the adults and students
- Productivity, decrease absenteeism and reduction in health insurance costs.
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