2017-18 Seattle Public Schools Professional Development

Staff and providers working in Seattle Public Schools (SPS) are welcome to attend free professional development opportunities hosted by SPS’s Community Partnerships Department. Visit their 2017-18 calendar and check out the great opportunities coming up! For more information and to register, please visit their website or email communitypartnerships@seattleschools.org. Of particular interest to school-based health center staff…

Regional Asthma Management & Prevention (RAMP)

Asthma affects over 7 million children nationwide and is one of the leading causes of school absenteeism. Even children with the best medically managed asthma will continue to suffer if they face environmental asthma triggers in their home, school, and outdoor environments. School-Based Health Centers (SBHCs) are uniquely positioned to reduce environmental asthma triggers, given…

2017 School-Based Health Retreat

We are looking forward to seeing you at the Annual School-Based Health Retreat on Wednesday, August 30th from 8:30am-4:30pm. The Retreat will be held at South Seattle College in the Brockey Conference Center (see map below). Directions can be found here. For those driving, we suggest parking in the South Parking Lot (see map below and information…

ICHS’s Mobile Dental Program in the News

Crossposted from The Seattle Channel Essential? Yes. But access to a dentist can be a challenge, especially for students on the go. Now, International Community Health Services (ICHS) is taking dental care to the doorstep of those in need. The full-service dental clinic on wheels made stops at high schools across the city this school…

Marijuana Prevention Training

The King County Youth Marijuana Prevention Network is hosting trainings in late 2017 that may be of interest to our school-based health providers. Check them out! Workshop: Applying an Equity Lens Please join the fall gathering of the King County Youth Marijuana Prevention Network, where attendees will dive into the topic of equity and how it relates…