Posts Tagged ‘2014 Convention’

A Special Thanks to Our Outgoing Youth Advisory Council

November 20, 2014

By Melissa Akers, Program Manager, School-Based Health Alliance When we launched our inaugural Youth Advisory Council in 2013, I didn’t know what to expect. This was the strongest step the School-Based Health Alliance ever took towards purposefully integrating the youth voice into our organization. After personally speaking with all...

Don’t Call Me A Kid!

September 11, 2014

By Melissa Akers, Program Manager, School-Based Health Alliance The workshop begins in 10 minutes. A few adults look into the room and ask if they are in the right place. A few more trickle in. Soon a stream of people pour into the room. By the time the workshop...

What Role do SBHCs Play in Health Reform?

September 4, 2014

By Serina Reckling, Policy Analyst, School-Based Health Alliance I was ecstatic when I joined the policy team at the School-Based Health Alliance back in 2011. Health reform had been in effect for about a year, and with $200 million in federal grant awards given to 450 organizations to support the...

A Place for Oral Health in School-Based Health Centers

July 15, 2014

by Brian Souza, Managing Director, DentaQuest Foundation I recently had the opportunity to attend the 2014 School-Based Health Alliance Convention in Seattle; DentaQuest Foundation was pleased to be a sponsor. This is a meeting of nearly 1,000 school-based health providers, administrators, educators, and advocates. While oral health can often...

Thank You to Our Sponsors

July 9, 2014

We would like to thank our six sponsors for making the 2014 National School-Based Health Care Convention such a success. Click on the links below to learn more about each sponsor: CVS Caremark GroupHealth Foundation Amerigroup DentaQuest Foundation Molina Healthcare UnitedHealthcare

View Photos from the Conference on Facebook!

July 2, 2014

We posted photos from our opening plenary, youth track, workshops, and opening reception on our Facebook page. Be sure to check them out, and keep an eye out for more to come!

Thank You to Our Exhibitors

July 1, 2014

We had a great opening reception in the Exhibit Hall last night. Thank you to our exhibitors for putting on a wonderful show! The Exhibit Hall is open today until 11:00 AM, so if you haven’t had a chance to check it out yet please stop by. Click here...

2014 Outstanding Achievement Award

June 30, 2014

The School-Based Health Alliance is pleased to present the 2014 Outstanding Achievement Award to the Oregon School-Based Health Alliance (OSBHA) and the Oregon Health Authority Division of Public Health. Over the past decade, OSBHA and the Oregon Health Authority have joined forces to strengthen, grow, and integrate school-based health...

Opening Plenary: Working Across Sectors to Improve Child and Adolescent Population Health

June 30, 2014

This morning, Dr. Reed Tuckson opened the 2014 National School-Based Health Care Convention with a discussion on how schools, nurses, and community agencies can transform the health outcomes of children and adolescents. Now is a time of volatility, evolution, and in risks in health care, said Dr. Tuckson. But...

Live from Seattle!

June 29, 2014

Registration is up and running and our preconference workshops have begun! We’ll demo the mobile app today across from registration and in front of the CEU desk from 11:00 am – 12:00 pm and again from 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm. Stop on by!