2016 Convention

Highlighting Hallways to Health: Why Widespread Wellness Works

By Jordanna Snyder, Program Manager, School-Based Health Alliance What is Hallways to Health? The School-Based Health Alliance’s Hallways to Health (H2H) initiative pushes for wellness to extend beyond school-based health center (SBHC) walls and into the broader school and community. Our H2H sites work to change policies that advance population health in healthy eating/active living …

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2016 Outstanding Achievement Award: Trina Anglin

It’s an annual tradition for the Alliance to honor outstanding achievements in the field of school-based health care. In years past, we’ve recognized persons and organizations whose contributions span research, evaluation, clinical competence, training, advocacy, and policy. This year’s awardee has achieved excellence in every one of those dimensions. Trina Anglin is a long-time friend and champion of school-based health centers (SBHCs). …

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Closing Plenary: Resilience in Action

Dr. Kenneth Ginsburg—a pediatrician specializing in adolescent medicine at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and a professor of pediatrics at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine—closed the 2016 convention with an energizing presentation on resilience, trauma-informed care, and adverse childhood experiences (ACEs). He hammered home an important message for all health care providers: that …

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Opening Plenary: Radically Healing Schools and Communities

There’s always a sense of possibility, despite what our conditions are or what we have done. That was the message that Dr. Shawn Ginwright, author of Hope and Healing in Urban Education, delivered to our attendees during the opening plenary of the 2016 National School-Based Health Care Convention. Hope and healing are always possible, Shawn …

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