Posts Tagged ‘Social Determinants of Health’

Social Determinants of Adolescent Health: Screening Students for Community Needs

October 4, 2016

Coordinating Care around the Social Determinants of Health is a blog series featuring clinician stories that illustrate the impact of safety-net health centers coordinating adolescent care through a social determinants lens. Read more posts in the series here. By Seleena Moore, Program Manager, School-Based Health Alliance When addressing social...

Social Determinants of Adolescent Health: Boston’s Most Vulnerable Populations Gain Easy Access to Vital Services

August 10, 2016

Coordinating Care around the Social Determinants of Health is a blog series featuring stories from clinicians that demonstrate the impact of safety-net health centers using a social determinants lens when providing coordination of care for adolescents. Read more posts in the series here. By Andrea Shore, Director of Programs, School-Based...

Social Determinants of Health: Building Relationships with Youth Experiencing Homelessness

June 16, 2016

Coordinating Care around the Social Determinants of Health is a blog series featuring clinician stories that illustrate the impact of safety-net health centers coordinating adolescent care through a social determinants lens. Read more posts in the series here. Neighborcare Health’s Homeless Youth Clinic (HYC) strives to empower Seattle-area youth who...

Announcing Our 2016 Opening Plenary Keynote Speaker: Shawn Ginwright, PhD

January 21, 2016

The School-Based Health Alliance is proud to present Dr. Shawn Ginwright as our keynote speaker in the opening plenary session for the 2016 National Convention on School-Based Health Care. Dr. Ginwright is a leading national expert on youth development, youth activism, and African-American youth. He currently serves as Associate...

Be a Part of the Excitement When Our 2016 Convention Returns to DC

October 5, 2015

By John Schlitt, President, School-Based Health Alliance In 2003 the Alliance organized its first Capitol Hill Day that set into motion a first-ever national campaign to bring school-based health centers into the consciousness of the US Congress. It was so successful that our field has made it a triennial...

Free Conference on HIV and Health Disparities for School Nurses in Mississippi

September 21, 2015

The Third Annual HIV/AIDS Health Disparities Conference, From Clinic to Community, breaking the link between HIV and Health Disparities: Categorizing factors that increase Health Equity, will be held on Friday, September 25, at the Jackson Convention Center in Jackson, Mississippi. The 2015 conference will focus the role of social...

Wanted: Policies and Resources That Align the Health-Education Connection

August 28, 2014

By John Schlitt, School-Based Health Alliance President A report from the National Association of Chronic Disease Directors helps drive home the fact that a child’s health and academic success are inextricably linked. Their latest report, a comprehensive review of empirical literature (122 peer-reviewed studies), examines the inverse relationship between...