Upcoming SBHC Training Opportunities

Crossedpost from Washington School-Based Health Alliance This week!Creating Safe and Supportive Environments for LGBTQ+ Youth in SBHCs and Beyond  Session description: Through anti-violence and mental health frameworks, learn how to create and sustain safe and supportive environments for LGBTQ+ youth in SBHCs and beyond.  The training will dive into unique considerations for working with LGBTQ+ youth…

Upcoming Webinar: Case Study of Student-Led SBHC Start-Up During COVID-19

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:  Tuesday, January 12, 11am-noonTOPIC:  Case Study of Student-Led SBHC Start-Up During COVID-19 Join Public Health–Seattle & King County and the Washington School-Based Health…

Washington’s First Vietnamese LGBTQ Conference

VietQ is hosting Washington’s first Vietnamese LGBTQ conference on February 29, 2020 from 10am-4pm at Asian Counseling and Referral Services main offices. Titled “BAN – Means More Than Friends,” the conference is “for queer Vietnamese folks to share community, celebrate our lives, and engage in discussions as it relates to our intersecting identities.” Family members…

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…