Best Starts Hosting Third Quarter Virtual Open House June 29 

Crossposted from Best Starts for Kids Best Starts for Kids is hosting a virtual Open House June 29 for BSK Champions, existing and potential community partners, to learn more about upcoming funding opportunities.  At Best Starts we recognize that to build programs that support thriving families, babies, children, and young people, we must build our work in…

Young people speaking up about mental health: George Olebar 

Crossposted from Best Starts Blog In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month, we want to share a story featuring a young person who is living through a disruptive pandemic and highlight upcoming events and resources to support your mental and emotional health beyond May.  Locally and nationally, young people are experiencing wide ranging impacts of…

Young people speaking up about mental health: Heena Vahora 

Crossposted from the Best Starts Blog May is Mental Health Awareness Month! we’re grateful to feature stories from young people this week who have been living through a disruptive pandemic and highlight upcoming events and resources to support your mental and emotional health beyond May. Locally and nationally, young people are experiencing wide ranging impacts…

Job posting: School-Based Clinic Administrator at Nova High School, Country Doctor Community Health Centers

Country Doctor Community Health Centers (CDCHC) is hiring a passionate and mission-driven Clinic Administrator that will be responsible for the overall coordination and administration of the School-Based Wellness Center at Nova High School. Nova is an Alternative Learning Experience school authorized by the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction. Nova is non-graded and offers…

May 25 from 6-8pm: Virtual Mental Health Supports Event

The South King Emotional Wellness League (SKEWL) is excited to have their virtual 1-1 mental health supports this month on May 25th from 6-8pm! Drop in to see a provider for free! Open to all community members, SKEWL’s providers are energy workers, Spanish speaking, BIPOC, Black men/women/femmes, LGBTQ competent and so much more! Click here…

Webinar June 7, 2022: Relationship between School-Based Health Center Utilization and Educational Outcomes in Seattle Public Schools

Crossposted from the Washington School-Based Health Alliance UPCOMING WEBINAR: Relationship between School-Based Health Center Utilization and Educational Outcomes in Seattle Public Schools WHEN:  Tuesday, June 7, 2022, noon-1pm PT REGISTER HERE SESSION DESCRIPTION: This presentation will cover the results of a recent study regarding patterns of school-based health center service utilization (e.g. medical and mental…

WA DOH Accepting Applications for Behavioral Health Improvement Grants

The Washington State Department of Health (DOH) is now accepting applications for the School-Based Health Centers (SBHC) Behavioral Health Improvement grant. They are awarding up to nine $90,000 10-month grants to improve access to and quality of behavioral health care and services in SBHCs serving K-12 students in Washington public schools, with a focus on…

Webinars June 2 & 9, 2022: School climate as prevention: supporting student health, safety, and well-being through a positive and racially equitable school culture

Crossposted from the Washington School-Based Health Alliance. The Washington School-Based Health Alliance and Public Health–Seattle & King County are pleased to welcome back Dr. Kenneth V. Hardy, Ph.D., to lead a two-part webinar series in June for the school-based health field in Washington: School climate as prevention:  supporting student health, safety, and well-being through a positive…

Job posting: School-Based Health Center Clinic Coordinator, Tyee High School, HealthPoint

Crossposted from the Washington School-Based Health Alliance HealthPoint is hiring a full-time Clinic Coordinator for their school-based health center at Tyee High School in the Highline School District. Read the full job posting. HealthPoint is a community-based, community-supported and community-governed network of non-profit health centers dedicated to providing expert, high-quality care to all who need it,…