SPS Provides FREE Professional Development for Partners

Did you know that Seattle Public Schools offers great, FREE professional developments for partners working in their schools? This includes school-based health center staff and providers! Their schedule is regularly updated and includes a great variety of topics and training opportunities. Upcoming opportunities in the 2020-21 school year include: Heal the Soil, Heal the Root:…

Upcoming Webinar: Practical and Sustainable Steps for Addressing Bias and Patient Concerns in Contraceptive Counseling

Crossposted from the National School-Based Health Alliance Dates and Times: November 17, 2020 2:00-4:00pm EST and November 18, 2020 2:00-4:00pm EST Description:  Through a review of patient-centered counseling techniques and case-based learning, participants will practice offering non-judgmental counseling in common challenging real-world scenarios. Strategies for presenting scientific data, including on irregular bleeding and weight gain, are…

SPS Adds More Flu Clinic Dates

Seattle Public Schools (SPS) has already successfully provided thousands of vaccines in partnership with Seattle Visiting Nurse Association (SVNA) in the 2020-21 school year. With this success they have launched additional flu clinics. Visit their website for more information and to register. Vaccines are available to all family members age 4 and older. Parents may…

Webinar 10/27: Collective COVID-19 Trauma and Responsive School-Based Health Care

REGISTER FOR WEBINARWHEN: Tuesday, October 27, 12:00-1:30pm TOPIC:  Collective COVID-19 Trauma and Responsive School-Based Health Care  REGISTER HERE Join us for a discussion about COVID-19 trauma, children’s and youth behavioral health trends during the pandemic, the realities of youth most impacted, and strategies for school-based health supports.  Following presentations by the Department of Health’s Mental and Behavioral Health…

Webinar: Collective COVID-19 Trauma and Responsive School-Based Health Care

    Save the Date:  October 27 WebinarWashington State SBHC Webinar Series in 2020-2021. In lieu of hosting a state conference in 2020, the Washington School-Based Health Alliance is partnering with Public Health–Seattle & King County to offer community of practice and training webinars for SBHCs statewide during the 2020-2021 school year.  Save the date!  The first…

SBHCs Are Here To Serve You During Remote Learning!

Many King County schools are starting with fully remote learning in fall 2020 for COVID-19-related health and safety reasons. During this time, SBHCs are here to serve you! All 34 King County SBHCs are providing some combination of on campus, web/phone-based, or community-based medical and mental health services. Some may also provide dental services and…

Kaiser SBHCs Reach Students Through Welcome Videos

With Seattle Public Schools providing fully remote instruction to start the 2020-21 school year, Kaiser Permanente school-based health center (SBHC) staff got creative in their student outreach efforts. The team created welcome videos to introduce students to the SBHCs and remind students and families that services (including flu shots!) were still available. The COVID-19 pandemic…