Center for Urban Education

School Health Program

School health is an interdisciplinary field comprehensive of the many professionals working in and with schools who are committed to safeguarding the health and well-being of school-aged children. The Center helps to faciliate dialogue and collaboration among the various colleges, schools, departments, and programs at Cleveland State University concerned with school health, including counseling, health education, nursing, occupational therapy, physical education, physical therapy, school psychology, social work, special education, and speech and language pathology. The School Health Program currently coordinates the following projects. 

Project Description Staff
Students are Free to Express (SAFE) Project This project, led by MetroHealth and funded by the National Endowment for the Arts, aims to promote positive mental health among studnets in Cleveland Metropolitan School District schools using visual- and performance-arts-based explorations.  Lisa Ramirez (MetroHealth, PD); Marissa Stock; Adam Voight
School Health Fellows This project, funded by the Saint Luke's Foundation, placed two Cleveland State University graduate students as school health coaches in Cleveland schools to provide technical assistance focused on the creation of healthy school environments.  Judith Ausherman (PD)

Notes: PI = Principal Investigator; Co-PI = Co-Principal Investigator; Co-I = Co-Investigator; PD = Project Director