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Chapter 4: Models of School Health Delivery: The Growth of School-Based Clinics and Centers
This chapter will review the development of school-based clinics for health services for children in the United States. To understand the role of school-based clinics in the care of children, some understanding of existing models of organization of health care delivery systems in the United States is helpful, and that is the focus of the first portion of this chapter. The second portion focuses on models of school-based clinics and programs in various states.
Models both of delivering health care services and of dealing with health problems have been changing in the last 20 years. Traditionally, ...