Posts Tagged ‘2015 Convention’

Keeping Linda Juszczak’s Legacy Alive

August 31, 2015

By Anna Burns, Outreach and Engagement Associate, School-Based Health Alliance In 2014, the School-Based Health Alliance’s Board of Directors established the Linda Juszczak Legacy Fund to honor the memory of former Alliance President Linda Juszczak. Linda dedicated her career to improving the health of children and adolescents. For 35...

2015 Youth Program: Learning to Focus on Right Now

August 11, 2015

By Nicole Carillo, School-Based Health Alliance Youth Advisory Council Member Teens are often told that they are the future, that they will be the ones that run the world one day. Very rarely are they told that the present is what matters. Everything is so focused on the future and...

Reflections on the 2015 Youth Program: Cameron Estrada

August 4, 2015

By Cameron Estrada, School-Based Health Alliance Youth Advisory Council Member In June, I had the great privilege to travel to Austin, Texas, to participate in the Youth Program at the 2015 National School-Based Health Care Convention. It was an opportunity that I am deeply grateful for. On my first...

School-Based Health Centers and LARCs

July 9, 2015

School-based health centers (SBHCs) are considered one of the most effective strategies for delivering preventive care, including reproductive health services, to adolescents—a population long considered difficult to reach. The School-Based Health Alliance supports adolescents’ access to confidential sexual and reproductive health services. This includes long-acting reversible contraception (LARCs) methods...

Watch Michigan Senator Debbie Stabenow’s Message to the 2015 Convention Attendees

June 24, 2015

Michigan Senator Debbie Stabenow sent the following video message to attendees of the 2015 National School-Based Health Care Convention. School-Based Health Alliance President John Schlitt introduced the video during the leadership lunch session on June 17, 2015: Senator Stabenow’s support was integral to ensuring $200 million was included in...

Addressing Adverse Childhood Experiences: How SBHCs Can Turn Trauma Around

June 22, 2015

The 2015 National School-Based Health Care Convention started off with an inspiring discussion about how trauma-informed care can change lives—and how school-based health centers (SBHCs) can lead that change. Adverse childhood experiences (ACE) plague children and adolescents throughout the country and can lead to negative, long-term consequences for their academic...

2015 Convention Update

June 16, 2015

We know it’s stormy in some parts of the country, but the sun is out in Austin and we are still on for the 2015 National School-Based Health Care Convention. Safe travels!

Lead, Impact, Advocate, Engage: 2015 Youth Program

June 11, 2015

Preparations have been underway for several months to provide an engaging program for youth at this year’s National School-Based Health Care Convention. Austin, Texas, will provide a fun and energetic backdrop to a busy week. The Youth Program will open with a Champions Dinner on Tuesday evening, June 16,...

2015 Convention Final Program

June 9, 2015

Flip through the final program for the 2015 National School-Based Health Care Convention below:

Launching the School Health Services National Quality Initiative

May 13, 2015

By Hayley Lofink, Director of Research and Evaluation, School-Based Health Alliance, and Erin Ashe, Program Manager, School-Based Health Alliance In September 2014, the School-Based Health Alliance and the Center for School Mental Health were jointly awarded a four-year cooperative agreement from the Maternal and Child Health Bureau. The goal...