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Louisiana Assembly on School-Based Health Care (2011)

The Press Club



Genre: News, Public Affairs, Speech

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2011-05-23

Duration: 00:25:56

Subjects: BATON ROUGE PRESS CLUB | Catchings, Sue | Pasternak, Ryan | Louisiana Assembly on School-based Health Care | Health Care | School health services | State Budget Cuts


  • Catchings, Sue Speaker
  • Pasternak, Ryan Speaker


A speech by Sue Catchings and Dr. Ryan Pasternak before the Baton Rouge Press Club on May 23, 2011. Catchings and Dr. Pasternak are members of the Louisiana Assembly on School-Based Health Care. They talk about the benefits and services provided by school-based health centers, including keeping kids in school and parents at work, behavioral health services, preventative care, disease management, cost savings to the state, and a better opportunity for students to graduate. They also discuss the potential impact of the proposed state budget cuts to school-based health centers.