Webinar: Vaping and Adolescents: The new public health crisis

Crossposted from the School-Based Health Alliance Thursday, January 23,2020 – 2:00pm ET Register Now! The Monitoring the Future Survey (2019) revealed that rates of youth electronic cigarette use had doubled in the prior 2 years. Communities have seen severe medical complications with the use of this new nicotine delivery system.  As youth developed dependence to…

Join Us for a Clinic Coordinator Social!

Join your fellow SBHC Clinic Coordinators at Café Presse (1117 12th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98122) on Monday, December 30 from 2-4pm. Kudos to Janni Sun, Clinic Coordinator for International Community Health Services’ Seattle World School SBHC for planning the first ever Clinic Coordinator social! This informal get-together offers time and space for Clinic Coordinators to…

Kudos to SPS School Nurses’ Immunization Efforts

Crossposted from Seattle Public Schools Health Services December 2019 Newsletter. Our priority is to make sure schools are safe learning environments for all. On December 16, [2019 SPS joins] other local school districts who have taken bold action to send out exclusion letters to those still out of compliance. Exclusion is set for January 8,…

It Starts with You(th): Engaging Youth in Deeper Conversation Around Mental Health and Suicide

In an effort to highlight new and creative ways school-based health staff are engaging youth in conversations around health and well-being, we are starting a series called It Starts with You(th). Kaiser Permanente Thriving Schools has partnered with Seattle Children’s Theatre (SCT) to produce Ghosted, a “new educational theatre production [that brings] the mental health…