Supporting LGBTQ Youth Through SBHCs

During the month of June, people around the world celebrate Pride Month. An important month for the LGBTQ community and their allies, Pride Month is marked by parades, abounding rainbow decorations, and outward expressions of solidarity. However, LGBTQ youth need support well beyond the month of June and school-based health providers are uniquely positioned and…

Webinar: The Importance of Screening for Intimate Partner Abuse in LGBQ/T Communities and Families

Futures Without Violence is hosting a webinar on April 3, 2018 from 2-3:30pm EST on “The Importance of Screening for Intimate Partner Abuse in LGBQ/T Communities and Families.” The webinar is produced in partnerships with the Family and Youth Services Bureau, Family Violence Prevention and Services Program. **The webinar will not be recorded. Those interested…

2015 YRBSS Results: Sexual Minority Youth

Year after year, Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS) results highlight the needs and strengths of our students and help us as school health professionals hone and refine our work to support their success. In particular, the YRBSS analysis and recommendations highlight which student populations have higher prevalence of risk behaviors–from smoking and tobacco use, to sexual risk behaviors…

Resources from the 2016 Retreat

Thank you for attending the Annual School-Based Health Retreat at South Seattle College on Wednesday, August 31st! We hope you found it useful and informative, and that it helped you and your teams start this school year on the right foot. For those who pre-registered, you will receive copies of the day’s presentations and handouts via…