Gender Affirming Care: Education and Resources for Healthcare Professionals

Our system of King County school-based health centers (SBHC) support and care for transgender and gender-diverse youth. Many SBHC sites currently provide or are exploring providing gender-affirming care. Seattle Children’s Hospital provides a wealth of national and local resources and educational tools for healthcare professionals providing gender-affirming care. Find more information and access to these…

Call for Abstracts: 2023 National School-Based Health Care Conference

Crossposted from the School-Based Health Alliance The national School-Based Health Alliance is planning an in-person convention for June 26 – 29, 2023, in Washington, DC—the premier gathering for school-based health professionals and advocates.  We invite subject matter experts to submit abstracts in the following categories starting November 7 – 28:     1. Primary Care Clinical…

Webinar November 2: Nuts & Bolts of SBHC Sustainability: Strong Partnerships & Sound Business Model

Crossposted from the Washington School-Based Health Alliance EVENT: Nuts & Bolts of SBHC Sustainability: Strong Partnerships & Sound Business Model WHEN: Wednesday, November 2, 2022 at 9:00am – 11:00am REGISTER HERE SESSION DESCRIPTION: The Washington School-Based Health Alliance is pleased to be partnering with the national School-Based Health Alliance (SBHA) to offer school-based health center (SBHC)…

Webinar November 16: Helping SBHC Data Help You

Crossposted from the Washington State School-Based Health Alliance EVENT: Helping SBHC Data Help You WHEN: Wednesday, November 16, 2022 at 9:00am – 11:00am REGISTER HERE SESSION DESCRIPTION: The Washington School-Based Health Alliance is pleased to be partnering with the national School-Based Health Alliance (SBHA) to offer school-based health center (SBHC) nuts and bolts trainings in Washington…

Free Mental Health Institute Launches October 2022 for Credentialed Providers

Crossposted from the University of Washington (UW) SPIRIT Lab Through leadership at the SPIRIT Lab at UW, and collaboration with the Washington State Healthcare Authority (HCA) and the Center on Human Development and Disability, UW is launching a Mental Health Institute specifically for WA providers who have an AAC or an MHP-level DOH credential/license.  The…

2022-23 Professional Development

Crossposted from the Washington School-Based Health Alliance The Washington School-Based Health Alliance (WASBHA) and partners will be offering a number of training and networking opportunities for the school-based health field in Washington during the 2022-2023 school year.  Stay tuned for more information and registration details for all of these upcoming events.    WASBHA is partnering…

Registration now open: 2022 Conference on Adolescent Health

Crossposted from the Adolescent Health Initiative The Annual Conference on Adolescent Health brings together an interdisciplinary community of health care professionals to share research and best practices aimed at improving adolescent-centered care. Each year, the event hosts over 450 attendees from nearly all 50 states and a growing international community. The fully virtual event in 2021…

Webinar June 7, 2022: Relationship between School-Based Health Center Utilization and Educational Outcomes in Seattle Public Schools

Crossposted from the Washington School-Based Health Alliance UPCOMING WEBINAR: Relationship between School-Based Health Center Utilization and Educational Outcomes in Seattle Public Schools WHEN:  Tuesday, June 7, 2022, noon-1pm PT REGISTER HERE SESSION DESCRIPTION: This presentation will cover the results of a recent study regarding patterns of school-based health center service utilization (e.g. medical and mental…

Webinars June 2 & 9, 2022: School climate as prevention: supporting student health, safety, and well-being through a positive and racially equitable school culture

Crossposted from the Washington School-Based Health Alliance. The Washington School-Based Health Alliance and Public Health–Seattle & King County are pleased to welcome back Dr. Kenneth V. Hardy, Ph.D., to lead a two-part webinar series in June for the school-based health field in Washington: School climate as prevention:  supporting student health, safety, and well-being through a positive…