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: 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…

Webinar 10/27: Collective COVID-19 Trauma and Responsive School-Based Health Care

REGISTER FOR WEBINARWHEN: Tuesday, October 27, 12:00-1:30pm TOPIC:  Collective COVID-19 Trauma and Responsive School-Based Health Care  REGISTER HERE Join us for a discussion about COVID-19 trauma, children’s and youth behavioral health trends during the pandemic, the realities of youth most impacted, and strategies for school-based health supports.  Following presentations by the Department of Health’s Mental and Behavioral Health…

Webinar: Collective COVID-19 Trauma and Responsive School-Based Health Care

    Save the Date:  October 27 WebinarWashington State SBHC Webinar Series in 2020-2021. In lieu of hosting a state conference in 2020, the Washington School-Based Health Alliance is partnering with Public Health–Seattle & King County to offer community of practice and training webinars for SBHCs statewide during the 2020-2021 school year.  Save the date!  The first…

YOMHEs Partner with SOAR

After over three years partnering with the School-Based Partnerships team at Public Health–Seattle & King County (PHSKC), the Youth Organizers of Mental Health Education (YOMHEs) will start a new chapter with Soar in September 2020. Soar is a community-based organization with deep expertise in engaging youth and families to enact change throughout King County. YOMHE…

School Mental Health Planning for the 2020-2021 School Year During COVID-19

The School-Based Health Alliance and the National Center for School Mental Health, as part of their School Health Services National Quality Initiative, are pleased to host national webinars on innovation and emerging best practices in school health. Information for our next webinar is provided below: School Mental Health Planning for the 2020-2021 School Year During…