“Beyond the Pill” Webinar Series

Crosspost from School-Based Health Alliance Announcing a new three-part webinar series covering contraceptive options and counseling for your school-based health center. The series will help you become better equipped for conversations with your patients as they seek options at referral sites. Part 1: An Introduction to IUDs and the Implant Wednesday, October 23, 1:00pm ET Register…

Additional Marijuana and Vaping Resources

Community partners and providers working in school-based health may be interested in the following resources: Youth Empowerment Policy Systems & Environment Prevention Mini-grants Access to these resources can be provided by contacting Erin James with King County’s Department of Community and Human Services: Youth leadership toolkits for adults who work with youth clubs and prevention groups Marijuana…

November SBHC Community of Practice Call

Consent & Confidentiality in School-Based Health Care Washington SBHC Community of Practice Call Wed, November 13, 9:00-10:30am With a number of new school-based health centers opening across the state this fall, and questions rolling in about how to navigate consent and confidentiality, we thought it would be helpful and timely to revisit this topic in…

School-aged Children Who Are Not Progressing Academically: Considerations for Pediatricians

Cross posted from AAP News and Journal Introduction Pediatricians and other pediatric primary care providers may be the first to be consulted when families have concerns that their child is not making expected progress in school. Furthermore, pediatricians are confronted with an increasingly diverse population of children who may have behavioral, psychological, and learning difficulties.…

Free Vaccines for Kids in Kent

Kent School District and Public Health are offering free vaccinations for all kids age 18 and under on Thursday, October 17 at Kent Meridian High School from 4-8 pm. This is open to all families from all school districts. All the vaccinations required by schools will be offered for free, and they will also have…