2017-18 Upcoming SPS Professional Development

Claling all Seattle-based school health providers: Seattle Public School’s Community Partnerships Program is hosting some professional development sessions that may be of interest to you: Best Practices to Create a Safe and Welcoming Environment for LGBTQ Students, January 11th, 2018, 9:30am-12:30pm, Douglass Truth Library: Have you ever wondered how to engage LGTBQ youth in your…

Funding Opportunity!

Crossposted from the King County Youth Marijuana Prevention Network Newsletter. The King County Youth Marijuana Prevention Program is seeking up to 10 community agencies, organizations and research/academic groups to conduct listening sessions with youth to understand their attitudes, knowledge and beliefs about marijuana. For more information, visit Public Health’s RFA website.  Applications are due on…

Mental Health Service Utilization and Coding Practices in Seattle SBHCs

From June 2016 to April 2017, under the mentorship of Public Health–Seattle and King County staff, a PhD candidate and Masters of Public Health (MPH) graduate intern analyzed quantitative and qualitative data from the 2015-16 schoolyear for mental health services in Seattle school-based health centers (SBHCs). Analysis of monthly Electronic Medical Record (EMR) clinical encounter exports paired with…