Posts Tagged ‘Convention’

2015 Convention Update

June 16, 2015

We know it’s stormy in some parts of the country, but the sun is out in Austin and we are still on for the 2015 National School-Based Health Care Convention. Safe travels!

Lead, Impact, Advocate, Engage: 2015 Youth Program

June 11, 2015

Preparations have been underway for several months to provide an engaging program for youth at this year’s National School-Based Health Care Convention. Austin, Texas, will provide a fun and energetic backdrop to a busy week. The Youth Program will open with a Champions Dinner on Tuesday evening, June 16,...

2015 Convention Final Program

June 9, 2015

Flip through the final program for the 2015 National School-Based Health Care Convention below:

School-Based Health Care: Roaring Through the Decades

May 22, 2015

2015 marks the 20th anniversary of the School-Based Health Alliance. To celebrate, we are throwing a party on Thursday, June 18, in Austin, Texas! Convention attendees are invited to join us at the Speakeasy for a night of music and dancing. The party will have a 1920s theme—pinstripe suits...

Launching the School Health Services National Quality Initiative

May 13, 2015

By Hayley Lofink, Director of Research and Evaluation, School-Based Health Alliance, and Erin Ashe, Program Manager, School-Based Health Alliance In September 2014, the School-Based Health Alliance and the Center for School Mental Health were jointly awarded a four-year cooperative agreement from the Maternal and Child Health Bureau. The goal...

Trauma-Informed Schools: Sanctuaries for Resilience amidst Chronic Toxicity

April 30, 2015

By John Schlitt, President, School-Based Health Alliance A fledgling movement is growing in communities across the country to tackle the negative effects of unremitting stress and trauma before they take hold in children and adolescents. And schools are ground zero for bold experimentation. Galvanized by compelling—and alarming—data from the...

A Celebration of School-Based Health Care: Roaring Through the Decades

March 26, 2015

Registration is open for the 2015 National School-Based Health Care Convention! We hope you will join us in Austin, Texas, June 16 – 19 for three days of networking, learning, and fun. We are excited to partner with the American Academy of Pediatrics Council on School Health (AAP COSH)...

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...

My Experience on the Youth Advisory Council

August 7, 2014

By Tyler Lang, Youth Advisory Council Member My term on the School-Based Health Alliance’s Youth Advisory Council is ending, and I am looking back and feeling so fortunate for this experience. The inaugural group—of which I was a part—represented a diverse and successful array of young people from across 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...