National School-Based SBIRT Speaker Series

Crossedpost from National School-Based Health Alliance The School-Based Health Alliance invites you to join virtual speaker series on school-based SBIRT (screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment). The series will feature practitioners, researchers, and experts in the field of youth substance use who will discuss the value of the SBIRT model and possibilities for expanding…

HUMANIZING THE DATA CONVERSATION: AN EQUITY SPRING LEARNING SERIES

Crossedpost from Puget Sound Educational Service District You’re invite to PSESD upcoming series, Humanizing the Data Conversation: An Equity Spring Learning Series. PSESD will be hosting conversations and deeper learning opportunities for educators working in community-based organizations and P-20 public education systems. Starting on April 17, each online event has been designed to grow our…

Understanding and Addressing Racial Trauma – A workshop for School-based health providers

In lieu of hosting in-person professional development during the COVID-19 pandemic, we are partnering with the Washington School-Based Health Alliance to offer community of practice and training webinars for SBHCs statewide during school year 2020-21. WHEN: April 22 & 29, 2021; 9 – 11 am PT Register: bit.ly/3rpb3Ud Learn how to effectively assess and treat the hidden wounds…

Free and Accessible Professional Development and Training Opportunities for Organizations

Crossposted from Schools Out Washington (SOWA) The following trainings are available to all our School-Based Health Center (SBHC) colleagues and sponsor organizations. King County Professional Learning System (KCPLS) supports free and accessible professional development and training opportunities for organizations and/or individuals that are:  Best Starts for Kids (BSK) Strategy 5-24 grantees  BSK – Out of School Time…

New School-Based Health Center in Federal Way!

Crossposted from Washington School-Based Health Alliance Federal Way Public School students will now have access to valuable health care services through the district’s first School Based Health Center (SBHC) at TAF@Saghalie. There are students who do not have easy access to health care, but the district is fortunate to have partners like Kaiser and HealthPoint…

Register for the Best Starts for Kids 2021 Summit!

Greetings from Best Starts for Kids! We are excited to announce the 2nd annual Best Starts for Kids Virtual Summit 2021. The summit will take place the last week of April—the 27th through 30th with a special preview day on April 26th.  This year’s theme is “We build. We rise. We Soar.”  Like the 2020…

Funding Opportunity: HRSA Health Center Program Service Expansion – School-Based Service Sites

Crossposted from the Washington School-Based Health Alliance The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) has announced the School-based service sites (SBSS) funding opportunity.  This is the $5 million that was included in the year-end COVID relief bill. Overview Fiscal year (FY) 2021 School-Based Service Sites (SBSS) funding is available for Health Center Program award recipients on…

Well Beings: Centering the Mental Health of Black Youth

As a part of the national Well Beings initiative, KCTS 9 is working with programming partners WA Therapy Fund Foundation and The Root of Our Youth for a virtual event to address youth mental health and well-being. The event will center and support Black youth as they continue to build their power, and the friends,…