News Release: State officials urge action on youth mental health trends

Crossposted from: Washington Department of Health State officials urge action on youth mental health trends OLYMPIA — Recently released Healthy Youth Survey data show a high and increasing number of Washington youth reported feeling so sad or hopeless they stopped a usual activity or seriously considered suicide in the past year. The number of students who reported feeling…

Seattle Public Schools: CareDox Updates

Crossposted from Seattle Public Schools’ Health Services Newsletter. On October 10, 2018, parents/guardians of Seattle Public Schools (SPS) students will be able view and update their student’s health information online using the CareDox portal. In use since September 2017, CareDox is the electronic student health record system used by SPS school nurses and designated staff to…

Training Opportunity: “School Nurses’ Role within HPV Vaccine Uptake: A Model for Interprofessional Collaboration”

Presented by: Brittany L. Rosen, PhD, CHES, Assistant Professor in Health Promotion and Education at the University of Cincinnati and Kim Toole, Assistant Profession, Family Nurse Practitioner Program Coordinator at Xavier University School of Nursing Date and Time: Wednesday, July 25, 12 p.m. PST (Register Here) This webinar will provide an in-depth review of school nurses’…

Thank You and Farewell, Katie Johnson!

On October 28, 2016 we will bid farewell to Katie Johnson, Manager of Student Health Services at Seattle Public Schools. Katie’s passion and dedication to her work has been felt far and wide during her tenure at Seattle Public Schools. Katie’s next professional adventure will lead her to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation where she…