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Grant Orientation

This program introduces nurse leaders to CSHS grant management and requirements. Please complete the pre-work and then watch the recording of this training. 

Course Materials and Recordings
 
  • Be sure to complete the pre-work for this training as follows:
    • Read your district's CSHS grant narrative.
    • Review your district's CSHS budget.
    • Find and review a previously submitted monthly report and the annual status report.
  • Access the recording of this training (1 hour, 17 minutes).


Download the following tools: 

  1. School Health Data Collection Tools
  2. Guidelines for Choosing Professional Development Offerings
  3. PDSA & QI Activity (new!)
  4. CSHS Grant Budget Job Aid
  5. CSHS Data Reporting and Statistics Job Aid
  6. CSHS Performance Measures Job Aid
  7. CSHS Grant Form Email Box Reference Sheet
 

Recordings

FY21 Clinical Update: Asthma in Home and in School

Asthma - Free of Charge Creative Commons Handwriting imageThis course is now available as self-paced training.  The topics of this exciting program include racial equity, safe cleaning, indoor triggers, medications, and medical management, particularly concerning COVID-19. This training includes presentations by subject matter experts from the CDC and the MDPH Asthma Prevention and Control Program, among others, who deliver the latest updates.

This course is free and can be accessed anytime here.

Managing your CSHS Budget

imageThis self-paced course is designed for nurse leaders in districts that have received funding through the CSHS grant. This course builds confidence and competence in managing the CSHS budget. Topics covered include understanding your district’s CSHS grant scope, allowable expenses, working with your business office to create solid tracking systems, amending and reconciling your grant expenses, and meeting grant timelines and requirements.

Registration for this course is coming soon! 

(ENDURING) Cultivating Regulation and Resilience Amid Ongoing Uncertainties and Inequities

imageThis course is a recording of a CSHS session on October 7th, 2021. The course offers an understanding of how trauma and barriers to essential services are disproportionately impacting specific populations and cultivates awareness of the effects that chronic uncertainty has on students. 

 If interested, please register for this course here. Purchase orders (PO's) are available at course check-out by selecting "shield invoice".

 

 

CSHS Meeting Dates

These meetings are designed for School Nurse Managers in districts that have received either the Model or Affiliated CSHS grant. Sessions will be delivered live via Zoom and a recording will also be made available.

SHIELD is excited to partner with Boston University’s Wheelock College faculty to deliver a comprehensive four-part professional development program where we will explore racial equity: our history and legacy, racism in education and healthcare, the role of school nurses in creating equitable student experiences, and applying best practice approaches in our nursing practice. The focus of this series aligns with CSHS scope of service requirements.

Mark your calendars for the FY23 School Year CSHS meeting below. Registration links will be shared soon!

  • October 6th, 2022 1:00 - 3:00 PM (Zoom): Understanding the History of Racism and Legacy that impacts students today
  • December 8th, 2022 1:00 - 3:00 PM (Zoom): Racism in Education and Healthcare Today
  • February 9th, 2023 1:00 - 3:00 PM (Zoom): Taking on your role in an anti-racist educational system and creating an equitable student experience
  • May 11th, 2023 9:00 - 2:00 PM (In-Person Session held at TBD location): Best Practices: Discussions, Reflections, and Application

 

Regional Meetings

The Comprehensive School Health Services (CSHS) Regional Consultants sponsor meetings for all regional school nurse leaders. These meetings provide networking and consultation opportunities in areas such as leadership development, policies, emergency preparedness, and the role of the school nurse leader. 

FY23 All Regions Regional Meetings

Select the link for each meeting date to register for Zoom. After registration, a confirmation e-mail will come from BU SHIELD containing a meeting link and access code.

West Regional Meeting (Berkshire, Franklin)

  • May 17th, 2023

Southeast Regional Meeting

  • May 18th, 2023

Northeast Regional Meeting

  • May 19th, 2023

Central Regional Meeting

  • May 22th, 2023

Boston/Metrowest Regional Meeting 

  • May 23th, 2023

West Regional Meeting (Hampden, Hampshire)

  • May 24th, 2023

Previous Recording of Regional Meetings

FY21 Regional Meeting Resources can be found here. 
FY22 All Regions Regional Meeting

 

School and Community Health Equity Needs Assessment (SCHENA)

This course is currently being updated