COVID-19 and Unaccompanied Homeless Youth: School-Based Strategies for Support

Crossposted from National School-Based Health Alliance Before the pandemic, one out of thirty adolescents ages 13 to 17 experienced homelessness without a parent or guardian. These vulnerable youth face unique barriers to accessing school and health care, including COVID-19 vaccines and testing. While federal law protects homeless youths’ educational access and stability, state law determines…

How can school-based health care support equitable access to the COVID-19 vaccine for students and families?

Seattle-King County School Based Partnership and the Washington School-Based Health Alliance are pleased to host an upcoming webinar. TOPIC:  How can school-based health care support equitable access to the COVID-19 vaccine for students and families? TIME:  Wednesday, November 10, 3-4pm REGISTER HERE With the approval of the COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5-11, join us for a…

King County Youth Bill of Rights Project

Crossposted from King County Best Starts for Kids Greetings!   In 2014, a group of youth in King County answered “yes” to the question “do you think a youth bill of rights will improve the rights of young people like yourselves?” Their response and other input they provided was incorporated in the King County Youth Action…

Preventing Childhood Lead (Pb) Poisoning Free Virtual CME/CNE

Crossposted from King County Medical Society King County Medical Society (KCMS) is offering both a CNE (Continuing Nursing Education- Sat, July 17th) and CME (Continuing Medical Education- Sat, July 24th) focused on Preventing Childhood Lead Poisoning in collaboration with Public Health – Seattle & King County and UW Medicine.  Each offering is FREE and worth 4.75 AMA PRA…

Youth Healing Project

Crossedpost from King County Reconnect to Opportunity The Youth Healing Project is a youth-led community funding effort of the Road Map Project that provides resources and support to small grassroots organizations and young leaders advancing solutions that improve the mental health, connection and wellbeing of young people ages 16-24 in South King County. In spring 2020,…

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…