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CATCH Global Foundation to Bring “Restart Smart” Trainings and Whole Child Wellness Programming to Michigan Schools
COVID-19
August 20, 2020  | By CATCH Global Foundation

Schools Enroll Here Dozens of schools will get the evidence-based school wellness program CATCH®, while up to 200 schools statewide will receive virtual training on resuming Health & PE post Covid-19, thanks to $252,000 in grants from the Michigan Health […]

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Vaping & COVID-19: What CATCH My Breath is Doing Right Now
COVID-19
March 20, 2020  | By CATCH Global Foundation

UPDATE 4/8/2020: Presentation on Vaping and COVID-19 The new CATCH My Breath addendum “Vaping, Lung Health, and Infectious Diseases” is now available! To access the free presentation, sign up for the CATCH Health at Home resources and see the section […]

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Health at Home Resources for Parents & Educators Dealing with School Closures
COVID-19
March 18, 2020  | By CATCH Global Foundation

Just like you, we are trying to keep our kids healthy and active in the midst of Coronavirus-related school closures. To help all our families, we’ve set up a Google Classroom to provide free and easy access to several of […]

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CATCH My Breath effectiveness backed by new research
News
January 31, 2020  | By CATCH Global Foundation

Peer-reviewed publication makes CATCH My Breath the first evidence-based vaping prevention program. A study of the youth nicotine vaping prevention program CATCH My Breath found that students in schools that implemented the program were half as likely to experiment with […]

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CATCH Health at Home Meets Urgent Need for Health Ed During COVID-19 School Closures
COVID-19
January 8, 2020  | By CATCH Global Foundation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 8, 2020 Thousands of parents and educators have signed up to access free health ed lessons and resources from the evidence-based CATCH® Program, as an often-neglected subject finds new relevance amid coronavirus-related school closures. AUSTIN, Texas […]

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Be Vape Free – A new initiative from CATCH, Discovery Education, and the CVS Health Foundation
Grants Received
December 17, 2019  | By CATCH Global Foundation

We are excited to announce that CATCH Global Foundation has partnered with Discovery Education and the CVS Health Foundation to launch Be Vape Free, an initiative to help ensure that everyone – students, parents, educators, and other community members – […]

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When Are We Going to Teach Health? Chapter 6
News
November 25, 2019  | By CATCH Global Foundation

“Tobacco Avoidance: Defusing the E-Cigarette Explosion” The following is an excerpt from When Are We Going to Teach Health?, a forthcoming book from CATCH Global Foundation CEO, Duncan Van Dusen. The book will be available for purchase and digital download in […]

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CATCH Global Foundation and Action for Healthy Kids Partner to Bring Whole Child Health to Schools Across America
News
May 13, 2019  | By CATCH Global Foundation

CHICAGO (May 14, 2019) — Two leading organizations in the school health arena have teamed up as part of a concerted effort to improve kids’ health and well-being in schools nationwide through programming, policies, and community engagement. Together, CATCH Global […]

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CATCH K-8 Activity Packs + SEL now included on CATCH.org!
CATCH.org
May 7, 2019  | By CATCH Global Foundation

We’ve updated the CATCH.org K-2, 3-5, and 6-8 Activity Packs with specific prompts and augmentations to reinforce the five Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) core competencies defined by The Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL). The SEL supplement is only available online and is being provided […]

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CATCH Early Childhood Evidence Summary
Early Childhood
January 31, 2019  | By CATCH Global Foundation

CATCH Early Childhood (EC) is a preschool-based program designed to encourage physical activity and healthy eating in children ages 3-5. CATCH EC includes 4 components: 1) It’s Fun to be Healthy! classroom curricula consisting of interactive nutrition and garden-based lesson […]

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