Posts Tagged ‘Convention’

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...

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...