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Keeping You and Your Family Well

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What is the WSCC model?

The Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child (or WSCC) model is the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) framework for addressing health in schools.  The WSCC model is student-centered and emphasizes the role of the community in supporting the school, the connections between health and academic achievement and the importance of evidence-based school policies and practices.

The WSCC model has 10 components:

  1. Physical education and physical activity.
  2. Nutrition environment and services.
  3. Health education.
  4. Social and emotional climate.
  5. Physical environment.
  6. Health services.
  7. Counseling, psychological and social services.
  8. Employee wellness.
  9. Community involvement.
  10. Family engagement.

Learn more about ways to support health and learning in your child's school with this resource from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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