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…

DOH provider alert regarding increased concern of suicide risk in youth during COVID-19

The Washington State Department of Health (DOH) recently released the following provider alert regarding increased concern of suicide risk in youth during COVID-19. Actions Requested Screen patients for suicide risk, particularly children, teens, and young adults. See the Screening section below for more information. Share information and resources with patients and their families on crisis…

Upcoming Webinar: Practical and Sustainable Steps for Addressing Bias and Patient Concerns in Contraceptive Counseling

Crossposted from the National School-Based Health Alliance Dates and Times: November 17, 2020 2:00-4:00pm EST and November 18, 2020 2:00-4:00pm EST¬†Description:¬† Through a review of patient-centered counseling techniques and case-based learning, participants will practice offering non-judgmental counseling in common challenging real-world scenarios. Strategies for presenting scientific data, including on irregular bleeding and weight gain, are…

SBHCs Are Here To Serve You During Remote Learning!

Many King County schools are starting with fully remote learning in fall 2020 for COVID-19-related health and safety reasons. During this time, SBHCs are here to serve you! All 34 King County SBHCs are providing some combination of on campus, web/phone-based, or community-based medical and mental health services. Some may also provide dental services and…

SBHCs Featured on KUOW

With the start of the 2020-21 school year upon us and many questions about how remote learning will go, many have wondered: What will school-based health services look like? In service to the students and families still very much in need of health care, we are proud to say: School-based health centers will be providing…