The AAP has developed trainings to provide those participating in TEAMS, school health staff and related health professionals with an opportunity to review school health topics with their team. These trainings are intended to be facilitated by school and other health professionals to provide training and encourage discussion in short 15-20 minute presentations. Each training consists of presenter slides and facilitator speakers notes. These materials can be presented anywhere from team meetings to professional development opportunities.



This learning burst describes the purpose and key components of Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Privacy Rule. It also explains how these laws apply to health information-sharing in the school setting with a few examples.

School-Based Health Centers

This learning burst explains what school-based health centers (SBHCs) are, the impact they can have on health, educational outcomes, and equity, and how to partner with local SBHCs.

Making a Referral

This learning burst defines the term referral, describes five key steps of an effective school-based referral for health services, and explores opportunities to formalize the referral process in your institution.
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American Academy of Pediatrics