Posts Tagged ‘2016 Convention’

Post-Convention: Finding Ways to Stay Inspired and Engaged

September 15, 2016

By Anna Casalme, Youth Advisory Council member As a Youth Advisory Council member, I had the opportunity to attend and present at the 2016 National School-Based Health Care Convention in Arlington, VA. If I had to sum up the whole experience in a single word, it would be: awesome....

Highlighting Hallways to Health: Why Widespread Wellness Works

August 3, 2016

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...

Don’t Forget to Complete Your 2016 Evaluation!

July 25, 2016

The evaluation form for our 2016 convention closes on August 5.

2016 Outstanding Achievement Award: Trina Anglin

July 5, 2016

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...

Closing Plenary: Resilience in Action

June 27, 2016

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...

Opening Plenary: Radically Healing Schools and Communities

June 27, 2016

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...

‘Be the Change’ Youth Training Program

June 10, 2016

By Nathaniel Batiste, School-Based Health Alliance Youth Advisory Council Member The National School-Based Health Care Convention is a time when professionals from across the school-based health field convene for training, networking, and advocacy. These tasks are equally important for youth, which is the purpose of the ‘Be the Change’...

Healing Justice and Our Nation’s Schools

June 2, 2016

By John Schlitt, President, School-Based Health Alliance Hope and healing. Both are in short supply for too many young people today. Hopelessness—brought on by exposure to poverty and violence—often leads to alienation and civic disengagement among young people. The long-term consequences of such social toxicity are well known: poor health,...

Have Some Fun While You’re in Washington, DC!

May 30, 2016

We’ve arranged a film screening, trip to the ballpark, night time monument tour, and a fun run for our convention attendees!

2016 Youth Scholarship Competition

March 29, 2016

The ‘Be the Change’ Youth Training Program is an opportunity during our 2016 convention for youth to learn about and discuss health and education topics, develop advocacy and leadership skills, and have fun! ‘Be the Change’ participants will network with each other and school-based health care advocates at the convention and participate...