Continuing Education

The American School Health Association provides professional development opportunities for all those associated with school health programs. A variety of professional development options include: conferences, self-study and webinars to ensure accessibility.

  • The American School Health Association is a designated provider of Continuing Education Contact Hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. (#OH0005).
  • The American School Health Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners, Agency Provider #A22.
  • The American School Health Association is a Continuing Professional Education Accredited Provider by the Commission of Dietetic Registration, AS444.

How to Purchase Continuing Education Contact Hours

All ASHA Self-Study Offerings are available for purchase from the ASHA online store. To purchase the materials, click on the title you wish to purchase on this page. It will take you to that product in the online store. Upon purchase, this article will be downloadable from the 'My Transactions' tab for the next six months.

Once you have completed the exam, mail your completed answer sheet to:

American School Health Association
c/o Ashley Dowling
7918 Jones Branch Drive, Suite 300 
McLean, VA 22102

PLEASE NOTE OUR NEW ADDRESS

Your Continuing Education (CE) Certificate will be sent within 4-6 weeks of receipt of your answer sheet. Contact Ashley Dowling, Continuing Education Manager, via email at adowling@ashaweb.org with any questions.


Self-Study Offerings - Journal of School Health

2014

Please note the download includes the article, CE Exam and evaluation. Please submit the last page only. 

Associations Between Bullying and Engaging in Aggressive and Suicidal Behaviors Among Sexual Minority Youth: The Moderating Role of Connectedness
October 2014 Journal of School Health
1.0 Continuing Nursing Education Contact Hour
1.0 CECH Category I CHES, OH0005 
1.0 CPEU, Commission of Dietetic Registration AS444
Event # - 01108

State-level school competitive food and beverage laws are associated with children’s weight status
September 2014 Journal of School Health
1.0 Continuing Nursing Education Contact Hour
1.0 CECH Category I CHES, OH0005 
1.0 CPEU, Commission of Dietetic Registration AS444
Event # - 01107

Usual Source of Cigarettes and Alcohol among US High School Students
August 2014 Journal of School Health
1.0 Continuing Nursing Education Contact Hour
1.0 CECH Category I CHES, OH0005
1.0 CPEU, Commission of Dietetic Registration AS444
Event # - 01106

Profits, Commercial Food Supplier Involvement, and School Vending Machine Snack Food Availability: Implications for Implementing the New Competitive Foods Rule
July 2014 Journal of School Health
1.0 Continuing Nursing Education Contact Hour
1.0 CECH Category I CHES, OH0005
1.0 CPEU, Commission of Dietetic Registration AS444
Event # - 01105

Improving Sexuality Education: The Development of Teacher Preparation Standards
June 2014 Journal of School Health
1.0 Continuing Nursing Education Contact Hour
1.0 CECH Category 1 CHES, OH0005
1.0 CPEU, Commission of Dietetic Registration AS444
Event # - 01104

Hookah smoking and harm perception among asthmatic adolescents: findings from the Florida Youth Tobacco Survey
May 2014 Journal of School Health
1.0 Continuing Nursing Education Contact Hour
1.0 CECH Category 1 CHES, OH0005
1.0 CPEU, Commission of Dietetic Registration AS444
Event # - 01103

Assessment of school wellness policies implementation by benchmarking against diffusion of innovation framework
April 2014 Journal of School Health
1.0 Continuing Nursing Education Contact Hour
1.0 CECH Category 1 CHES, OH0005
1.0 CPEU, Commission of Dietetic Registration AS444
Event # - 01102

The co-use of tobacco and cannabis among adolescents over a 30-year period
March 2014 Journal of School Health
1.0 Continuing Nursing Education Contact Hour
1.0 CECH Category I CHES, OH0005
1.0 CPEU, Commission of Dietetic Registration AS444
Event # - 01101

Facilitators to promoting health in schools– is school health climate the key?
February 2014 Journal of School Health
1.0 Continuing Nursing Education Contact Hour
1.0 CECH Category I CHES, OH0005
1.0 CPEU, Commission of Dietetic Registration AS444
Event # - 01100

Health and academic achievement: cumulative effects of health promoting factors on standardized test scores among urban youth in the United States
January 2014 Journal of School Health
1.0 Continuing Nursing Education Contact Hour
1.0 CECH Category I CHES, OH0005
1.0 CPEU, Commission of Dietetic Registration AS444
Event # - 01099


2013

Please note the download includes the article, CE exam, and evaluation. Please submit the last page only.

Roles of the State Asthma Program in Implementing Multicomponent, School-Based Asthma Interventions
December 2013 Journal of School Health
1.0 Continuing Nursing Education Contact Hour
1.0 CECH Category I CHES, OH0005
1.0 CPEU, Commission of Dietetic Registration AS444
Event # - 01098

Using social-emotional and character development to improve academic outcomes: a matched-pair, cluster-randomized controlled trial in low-income, urban schools
November 2013 Journal of School Health
1.0 Continuing Nursing Education Contact Hour
1.0 CECH Category I CHES, OH0005
Event # - 01097

Trends in professional development for and collaboration by health education teachers—41 states, 2000-2010
October 2013 Journal of School Health
1.0 Continuing Nursing Education Contact Hour
1.0 CECH Category I CHES, OH0005
Event # - 01096

School-based programs aimed at the prevention and treatment of obesity: Evidence-based interventions for youth in Latin America
September 2013 Journal of School Health
1.0 Continuing Nursing Education Contact Hour
1.0 CECH Category I CHES, OH0005
Event # - 01095
 
The Role Of Social Cognitive Theory in Farm-To-School Related Activities: Implications for Child Nutrition
August 2013 Journal of School Health
1.0 Continuing Nursing Education Contact Hour
1.0 CECH Category I CHES, OH0005
Event # - 01094

Changing Multiple Adolescent Health Behaviors Through School-based Interventions: A Review of the Literature
July 2013 Journal of School Health
1.0 Continuing Nursing Education Contact Hour
1.0 CECH Category 1 CHES, OH0005
Event # - 01093

Ten-year Trends in Physical Dating Violence Victimization among US Adolescent Females
June 2013 Journal of School Health
1.0 Continuing Nursing Education Contact Hour
1.0 CECH Category I CHES, OH0005
Event # - 01092

Early Age of First Sex and Health Risk in an Urban Adolescent Population
May 2013 Journal of School Health
1.0 CECH Category I CHES, OH0005
Event # - 01091

A National Evaluation of the Impact of State Policies on Competitive Foods in Schools
April 2013 Journal of School Health
1.0 CECH Category I CHES, OH0005
Event # - 01090

Collaborative School-Based Obesity Interventions: Lessons Learned from Six Southern Districts
March 2013 Journal of School Health
1.0 CECH Category I CHES, OH0005
Event # - 01089

Exploration of the Link between Tobacco Retailers in School Neighborhoods and Student Smoking
February 2013 Journal of School Health
1.0 CECH Category I CHES, OH0005
Event # - 01088

Associations of Physical Activity and Dietary Behaviors with Children’s Health and Academic Problems
January 2013 Journal of School Health
1.0 CECH Category I CHES, OH0005 available
Event # - 01087


2012 

 Please note the download includes the article, CE exam, and evaluation. Please submit the last page only.

Self-Injury among Early Adolescents: Identifying Segments Protected and at Risk
December 2012 Journal of School Health
1.0 CECH Category I CHES, OH0005
Event # - 01086

Lessons from the Trenches: Meeting Evaluation Challenges in School Health Education
November 2012 Journal of School Health
1.0 CECH Category I CHES, OH0005
Event # - 01085

A Menu for Health: Changes to New York City School Food, 2001 to 2011
October 2012 Journal of School Health
1.0 CECH Category I CHES, OH0005
Event # - 01084

Cardiovascular Risk Factors and Physical Activity Behavior among Elementary School Personnel: Baseline Results from the ACTION Worksite Wellness Program
September 2012 Journal of School Health
1.0 CECH Category I CHES, OH0005
Event # - 01083

Protective Connections and Educational Attainment among Young Adults with Childhood-onset Chronic Illness
August 2012 Journal of School Health
1.0 CECH Category I CHES, OH0005
Event # - 01082

Geographic Variations in Elementary-School-Based Physical Activity Practices
July 2012 Journal of School Health
1.0 CECH Category I CHES, OH0005
Event # - 01081

Strength and Comprehensiveness of District School Wellness Policies Predict Policy Implementation at the School Level
June 2012 Journal of School Health
1.0 CECH Category I CHES, OH0005
Event # - 01080

Association and Diffusion of Nutrition and Physical Activity Policies on the State and District Level
May 2012 Journal of School Health
1.0 CECH Category I CHES, OH0005
Event # - 01078

An Analysis of Community Use Policies in Missouri School Districts
April 2012 Journal of School Health
1.0 CECH Category I CHES, OH0005
Event # - 01077

An Adaptive Community-Based Participatory Approach to Formative Assessment With High Schools for Obesity Intervention
March 2012 Journal of School Health
1.0 CECH Category I CHES, OH0005
Event # - 01076

The Effect of Nutrient-Based Standards on Competitive Foods in Three Schools: Potential Savings in Kilocalories
February 2012 Journal of School Health
1.0 CECH Category I CHES, OH0005
Event # - 01075

Systematic Review of Social Network Analysis in Adolescent Cigarette Smoking Behavior
January 2012 Journal of School Health
1.0 CECH Category I CHES, OH0005
Event # - 01074


2011 

Please note the download includes the article, CE exam, and evaluation. Please submit the last page only.

Association of Physical Fitness and Academic Performance Among Schoolchildren
December 2011 Journal of School Health
1.0 Continuing Nursing Education Contact Hour
1.0 CECH Category I CHES, OH0005
Event # - 01072

Perception of Overweight is Associated with Poor Academic Performance in U.S. Adolescents
November 2011 Journal of School Health
1.0 Continuing Nursing Education Contact Hour
1.0 CECH Category I CHES, OH0005
Event # - 01071

Prevention of Dengue Fever… Students Empowered as Change Agents
September 2011 Journal of School Health
1.0 Continuing Nursing Education Contact Hour
1.0 CECH Category I CHES, OH0005
Event # - 01070