Free Webinar Series – Using Trauma-informed care to identify and support at-risk students

Interested in learning more about how to apply a trauma-informed lens to working with and supporting at-risk students? Join this FREE four-part webinar series led by Dr. Allison Sampson-Jackson, PhD, LCSW, LICSW, CSTOP. Webinars will be held during the months of April and May 2018 from noon-1pm Pacific Standard Time. April 10, 2018 – Recognizing…

Tobacco Cessation Brief Intervention and MI: Free, online, self-guided training available

Overview In this course, you will learn how you can improve the health of your community by helping your clients quit using tobacco. You will learn how to use brief intervention and Motivational Interviewing techniques to encourage, empower, and assist your clients as they move toward a successful attempt to quit. Objectives At the end…

Under the Influence…of You

On October 19, 2017, the Washington State Department of Health (DOH) is re-launching a campaign to support community partners like school health staff to successfully educate adults about the influence they have in teens’ lives and how to make conversations about marijuana easier. DOH produced this campaign outreach toolkit which can help community partners like…

Welcome Public Health’s Summer Interns!

As part of Seattle Mayor Ed Murray’s Youth Opportunity Initiative, Public Health–Seattle & King County (PHSKC) is partnering with the City of Seattle Human Services Department, Seattle Youth Employment Program (SYEP), and Parks & Recreation to host six student interns during the Summer of 2017. A Health Educator with the School-Based Partnerships Program at PHSKC will supervise and mentor…