CPSTF Recommends School-Based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Programs to Reduce Depression and Anxiety Symptoms

Crossposted from The Community Guide The Community Preventive Services Task Force (CPSTF) recommends school-based cognitive behavioral therapy programs to prevent or reduce depression and anxiety symptoms among school-aged children and adolescents. Universal programs are delivered to all children and adolescents, and targeted programs are directed toward children and adolescents who are assessed to be at…

New SBIRT Training Opportunities

Adolescent SBIRT Track C Request For Applications (RFA) Now Open! Apply today to receive FREE access to the adolescent screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment (SBIRT) curriculum for nursing, social work, and inter-professional education programs. The Adolescent SBIRT Curriculum, designed by NORC at the University of Chicago in partnership with the American Association of Colleges…

Leading Medical and Public Health Organizations Highlight Critical Importance of the 16-year-old Immunization Visit

Healthcare professionals urged to improve low adolescent vaccination rates through focus on 16-year-old immunization visit The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), American College Health Association (ACHA), American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), American Pharmacists Association (APhA), Immunization Action Coalition (IAC), and Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine (SAHM)…

Supporting LGBTQ Youth Through SBHCs

During the month of June, people around the world celebrate Pride Month. An important month for the LGBTQ community and their allies, Pride Month is marked by parades, abounding rainbow decorations, and outward expressions of solidarity. However, LGBTQ youth need support well beyond the month of June and school-based health providers are uniquely positioned and…