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St. John Community Health Investment Corporation School-Based Health Centers

Building a healthy future, one child at a time

St. John Health-Community Health Investment Corporation currently operates ten school-based health centers: five within the Detroit Public School one in Hazel Park Schools, one in Covenant House, one in Highland Park Schools, one in Clintondale School System and one within the Cornerstone Schools. The health centers offer a myriad of medical services ranging from physical exams, immunizations, lab work, vision and hearing screenings, sexually transmitted disease testing and health fairs. The health centers, through counseling, offered services in the form of individual, family and group counseling, referrals, screenings, and school consultations. Through the centers’ health education programming, services were offered in the areas of sexual abstinence, social development, violence prevention, blood pressure management, and asthma management.

Medical Services

The Health Centers offer various medical and mental health services, which are tailored for each site. Medical services provided for the students, school staff and community include:

  • Chronic disease management
  • Acute medical care
  • Sports physicals
  • Complete physical examinations
  • Nebulizer treatments for asthma attacks
  • Immunizations
  • Diabetes management
  • Health Fairs
  • Hypertension management
  • Lead screenings
  • Lab Work
  • STD/HIV prevention and follow-up
  • Prenatal care
  • OB/GYN examinations
  • Vision/hearing screening
  • Hepatitis B immunizations
  • Flu shots
  • Medication management/administration
  • Mental health counseling/referrals and follow-ups
  • Obesity/Nutrition counseling
  • Physical abuse examinations
  • Referrals

Program Services

The Health Centers offer a myriad of programs and services. The programs offered are developed based on a survey administered to students and parents of the targeted school population. The survey assesses the needs of the students and parents, which are unique to each school population. Based on the survey, the Health Centers currently offer the following programs and services:

  • Deep Breath (asthma management)
  • Sugar Check (diabetes management)
  • Nutrition (healthy eating and exercise)
  • Hypertension (blood pressure management)
  • Project S.A.V.E. (Supporting Abstinence Via Education, sexual abstinence)
  • H.O.T. (Hazards of Tobacco, substance abuse program)
  • B.A.B.E.S. (Beginning Awareness Basic Education Studies, substance abuse prevention)
  • S.A.V.E. (Students Against Violence Everywhere)
  • Lifeskills (self-esteem)
  • Nurse Preceptors (Nurse Practitioner Student Interns)
  • Asthma Camp
  • Abstinence Retreat

Present Sites

St. John Health-Community Health Investment Corporation currently operates fourteen school-based health centers: ten within the Detroit Public School one in Hazel Park Schools, one in Covenant House, one in Highland Park Schools and one within the Cornerstone Schools. The health centers are as follows:

ClintondaleMiddle/High School
35200 Little Mack
Clinton Township, MI 48035

Highland Park High School
15900 Woodward Ave.
Highland Park, MI 48203

Jardon-Webb School
2200 Woodard Heights
Ferndale, MI 48220

Covenant House
2959 Martin Luther King
Detroit, MI 48208

Osborn High School
11600 E. 7 Mile Road
Detroit, MI 48205

Butzel Middle/Elementary School
2301 Van Dyke
Detroit, MI 48214

Cornerstone Schools, Nevada Campus
6861 Nevada
Detroit, MI 48234

Howe Elementary School
2600 Garland
Detroit, MI. 48214

Central High School
2425 Tuxedo Street
Detroit MI, 48206

Nolan Middle School
1150 E Lantz
Detroit, MI 48203

Contacts

Corporate Director of School Based Health Centers:  Kenneth Coleman, (248) 849-5715

For more information about School Based Health Centers, call (248) 849-5692.


 

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