Seattle World School SBHC Highlighted on KUOW

This week, Seattle World School’s school-based health center (SBHC; operated by International Community Health Services in partnership with Neighborhood House) was beautifully highlighted on local NPR affiliate KUOW’s Soundside segment. Take a listen! Kudos to the World School team, especially Patient Navigator Justin Van and Patient Navigator Supervisor Yenifher Mendoza.

TODAY: Supporting the Social and Emotional Learning Needs of Afghan and Other Newcomer Students

The U.S. Department of Education is hosting a webinar series to address hot topics that are on the top of the educators’ minds. After sharing federal updates, the series features lessons learned and best practices from faculty, staff, schools, districts, institutions of higher education, early childhood education providers, and other places of educational instruction. It…

SBHC Coffee Connection Tomorrow at 9am

Hi all, in case you missed it elsewhere, reminder that we have a SBHC Coffee Connection event tomorrow, Friday Dec 10, 9-10am.  We hope to see you there. Here are the details:___________ We will be having our next SBHC Coffee Connections event at 9am this Friday, December 10.  Please register here. As a reminder, this…

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…