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Health and Wellness

 

The Office of Health & Wellness and the Colorado Department of Education provides state and federal funding, training, and technical assistance to schools to prevent risk behavior, serve at-risk students and their families, and promote positive health and behavior. We offer information on the following sections:

Coordinated School Health

Coordinated School Health connects all of the staff in a school who work with health and prevention. They create a school health team to coordinate messages, programs and funding, and make changes to create healthy schools.
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Brain Injury

Working with Colorado school districts to develop a comprehensive system of support for children with a mild to severe brain injury, through the development of systemic district-level     protocol and partnership with community resources.

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Healthy Schools

Links to comprehensive and coordinated school health education programs, initiatives, and various topics including HIV Education, Physical Education, School Nursing and Health.
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Medicaid

Colorado districts can bill for Medicaid covered services that are provided in schools. The Colorado Department of Education provides training on development of the local service plans, which are required to participate in the program. This site provides guidance and resources.
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School Nursing and Health

The Office of Health & Wellness also assists Colorado school districts and youth-serving agencies in providing accurate and age-appropriate health programs for school and agency staff, students K-12, and parents.
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Health & Wellness Staff

The Office of Health & Wellness assists Colorado school districts in strengthening relationships among school employees, parents, and community members.
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Colorado Dept. of Education
201 East Colfax Ave.
Denver, CO 80203
Phone: 303-866-6600
Fax: 303-830-0793
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CDE Hours
Mon - Fri 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
See also: Licensing Hours

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