Michigan Model for Health

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The Michigan Model for Health™ is a comprehensive, skills-based health education curriculum that shares your goal of helping young people live happier and healthier lives.  This nationally recognized curriculum is research based, and aligned to standards. This means teachers who follow the easy-to-use, sequential lesson plans are meeting their instructional requirements, while at the same time building the knowledge and skills students need to be successful in school and in life. Using a building-block approach to health education, the Michigan Model for Health™ addresses the major youth health risk behaviors at every grade level, with age-appropriate instructional activities.

Key Outcomes: Understanding and Managing Oneself, Understanding and Engaging with Others, Substance Use and Aggression Prevention
Already in Schools: No
Cost: $ (<$100)
Provider: Educator
Training Requirements: Training NOT Required
Parent Involvement: Not Involved
Origin: US

Notes About This Intervention:

  • Teacher manual and instructional support materials available for elementary school level and middle/high school levels.
  • Each grade has a different number of lessons ranging from 20-36 with a length of 20-45 minutes. 
  • Lessons plans are included in a binder as well as games/activities sets, books, posters and DVD videos.
  • Supplement to Health & Physical Education Curriculum.

Source: Michigan Model for Health Clearinghouse

Ready to partner with Lambton Public Health to implement this intervention?

For more information on implementing an intervention at your school, check out COMPASS for Schools on how you can create a mentally healthier space.