Building an Adolescent-Centered Environment

At Public Health–Seattle & King County, we regularly hear the challenges that our school-based health center partners face in engaging young people in youth advisory councils and other youth leadership opportunities. We all know how critical it is to engage young people in our clinics to ensure the highest quality services for them. But how…

Join the School-Based Health Alliance Youth Advisory Council

Crossposted from the National School-Based Health Alliance The School-Based Health Alliance (SBHA) seeks new members to join our Youth Advisory Council (YAC) as part of ongoing efforts to amplify the youth voices in school-based health care. Youth who have current or prior access to a school-based health center (SBHC), are working to address health care issues affecting young people, and are…

Sound Careers in Healthcare 2023

Crossposted from the Health Industries Leadership Table (HILT) Join HILT Network at Sound Careers in Healthcare 2023! HILT Network is offering healthcare professionals to engage with high school students at their next Sound Careers in Healthcare event! This will be at the University of Washington’s Husky Union Building on 3/21/2023 from 9:00-1:00. They are requesting…

It Starts with You(th): SBHA Youth Participatory Action Research

In an effort to highlight new and creative ways school-based health staff are engaging youth in conversations around health and well-being, we are starting a series called It Starts with You(th). Crossposted from the National School Based Health Alliance The National School-Based Health Alliance Youth Advisory Council is conducting a survey on self-efficacy as a part…

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…

Reaching Students During Remote Learning

During the remote learning period, reaching students has been a challenge for many school-based health centers (SBHCs). In spite of these challenges, school-based health providers have shown their incredible adaptability and creativity to ensure students receive the services they need. One particular example comes from Antonia Caliboso, LICSW, mental health provider at Cleveland High School…