Initiatives

DASH is delighted to offer a variety of health promoting initiatives for educators and school districts throughout BC and the Yukon. If you do not see what you are looking for, contact us to discuss your needs.

Healthy School Communities Certification

The Healthy School Communities Certification (HSCC) is based on a 4-step process that guides schools in planning and implementing activities to address priority health topics in their school community. Certified Healthy School Communities have reported increases in student leadership and engagement, improved mental well-being, and an increase in knowledge about implementing the comprehensive school health framework. […]

Vaping: The More You Know

DASH’s Vaping: The More You Know is a three-part initiative designed to empower youth to take control over their well-being and behaviours related to vaping. The components of the initiative include: a presentation to youth with information about vaping, a facilitated dialogue, and the development of a youth-led project. Learn More McCreary Centre Society’s 2018 […]

School Streets

For information on the City of Vancouver School Streets Program, please visit: Vancouver.ca/SchoolStreets For any other questions about the School Streets Program or to provide feedback, please email SchoolActiveTravel@vancouver.ca

Kid Commute: A Walking School Bus Program

What is a Walking School Bus program? A walking school bus (WSB) is an organized group of students who regularly walk to and from school together with the support of one or more adult leaders. There are many benefits from walking to school as part of a WSB: Physical activity improves physical health and prepares […]

Regional Outreach

DASH’s Comprehensive School Health Facilitators are located in different regions across BC to support you and your school community with your health promotion needs. There are a variety of ways that your Regional Health Facilitator can help, including: Delivering professional development workshops. Supporting your development and implementation of a school action plan that will help […]

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