Addressing Diabetes Risk Factors in Elementary School-Aged Children

The School-Based Health Alliance (SBHA) and the National Nurse-Led Care Consortium (NNCC) are convening a learning collaborative to assist health centers and school-based health centers operated by health centers/FQHCs, in enhancing their work by providing targeted interventions for elementary school-aged children with pre-diabetic indicators to prevent diabetes. The initiative aims to educate participants on how health centers can implement programs to address pre-diabetes risk factors in elementary school-aged children. The content will highlight evidence-based programs that are delivered both in-person and via telehealth interventions, as well as how to best reach students by leveraging school and other community-based organization partnerships. 

Continuing Education Credits: 

Registration is free of charge and 1.5 CEUs will be offered for each Module training. Attendees must complete the evaluation to receive CEU certificate. Learn more here. 

Learning Objectives: 

  1. Describe essential elements of evidence-based diabetes prevention programs for school-aged children
  2. Identify opportunities to leverage schools and other organizations providing programming to school-aged children
  3. Discuss how to overcome barriers and build partnerships by working through case scenarios
  4. Identify an evidence based program that aligns best with your populations’ needs. 

Dates: 

  • Thursday, November 4, 2021, 2:00 PM-2:30 PM ET – Welcome Session  
  • Tuesday, November 9, 2021, 2:00 PM-3:30 PM ET – Module 1 
  • Tuesday, November 16, 2021, 2:00 PM-3:30 PM ET – Module 2 
  • Tuesday, November 30, 2021, 2:00 PM-3:30 PM ET– Module 3 
  • Tuesday, December 7, 2021, 2:00 PM-3:30 PM ET– Module 4 

PLEASE APPLY BY OCTOBER 27th 2021

Apply Here

Childhood Diabetes Prevention Learning Collaborative

Farmworker Justice, Health Outreach Partners, and the School-Based Health Alliance are extending the Childhood Diabetes Prevention Learning Collaborative’s registration dates. This learning collaborative aims to improve diabetes prevention in migrant and seasonal agricultural worker (MSAW) children. This four-session learning collaborative is for community health center primary care, their SBHC staff, behavioral health providers, and outreach staff. The sessions will teach strategies and best practices for identifying and addressing diabetes risks and share experiences with community health center (CHC) peers and experts. The learning collaborative will now begin on Wednesday, October 20, from 2-3:30 PM ET.

The new registration deadline is October 6, 2021. 

For more information and to register, visit bit.ly/msawlc2021.

Healing-Centered Approaches to Addressing Adolescent Relationship Abuse and Trafficking for School-Based Health Centers

The School-Based Health Alliance is excited to announce that we are partnering with Health Partners on IPV + Exploitation led by Futures Without Violence to offer a six-session learning collaborative for adolescent-serving school-based health centers (SBHCs) on Healing-Centered Approaches to Addressing Relationship Abuse and Trafficking! This learning collaborative is open to SBHCs sponsored by FQHCs and lookalikes who are interested in building their capacity to promote healthy relationships and prevent, assess for, and respond to adolescent relationship abuse and trafficking. The learning collaborative will meet on select Wednesdays between October and February.

Learn more here.