Posts Tagged ‘Convention’

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!

The 2014 Convention Kicks Off This Weekend!

June 26, 2014

Online registration has closed and we’ve packed our boxes for the 2014 National School-Based Health Care Convention. This weekend, our staff is off to the Westin in Seattle, Washington and we hope to see you there! If you haven’t registered, you can print out a form and bring it...

Join AAP for a Networking Mixer in Seattle

June 24, 2014

By Madra Guinn-Jones, American Academy of Pediatrics At conferences we hear about and meet the most interesting people doing the most interesting things. Do you ever wish you had more time to mingle and network with these people? Well, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Council on School Health...

The Youth Track at the School-Based Health Alliance Convention

June 18, 2014

By Tyler Lang, Youth Advisory Council Member The Youth Track is one of the many great activities at the School-Based Health Alliance’s annual convention. The Youth Track is designed to help educate our nation’s youth about the ever-changing world of school-based health centers, and about health care in general....

Brush Up on Your Clinical Skills at the 2014 Convention!

June 11, 2014

The School-Based Health Alliance’s annual convention is the school-based health care movement’s largest technical assistance training event each year. The 2014 convention provides a high-value professional development experience for school-based health professionals, with the opportunity to earn continuing education credits. $50 dollars will earn you 20.75 continuing education credits,...

Workshop: Improving Access to the US Health Care System: The Role of the SBHC in Connecting Migrant Youth to Health Insurance and Essential Services

June 9, 2014

By Allison Kilcoyne MSN RN c-FNP, Gail Gall PhD APRN BC, and Lorraine Murphy MSN MPH c-PNP Come to this exciting presentation on how to engage our most vulnerable youth in a complicated and ever-changing health care system. See how a simple phrase “No hay esperanza en Guatemala” (There is no hope...

Workshop: School-Based Oral Health: When the Grant Runs Out…We Don’t!

June 3, 2014

We hope you will join us for our presentation, “School-Based Oral Health: When the Grant Runs Out….We Don’t!” an insider’s look at what works in school-based oral health programs. Oral Health America (OHA) is uniquely qualified to lead this discussion as our organization connects communities with resources to improve...

Workshop: How Collaborative Efforts Initiated Birth Control in Denver Public Schools

June 2, 2014

By Kari Kuka, MS, CHES Have you been hitting your head against the wall trying to convince your local school district, principals, and parents to dispense condoms and contraception? Are you tired of diagnosing and treating chlamydia but can’t give out condoms to prevent it? Join us in learning how...

Workshop: Flipping the Clinic: Building Patient-Centered Capacity through Expanded Health Literacy

May 30, 2014

By Parrish Ravelli Since its inception, Salman Khan and The Khan Academy have been transforming the educational system by Flipping The Classroom. This happens through two simple concepts: lectures happen at home, work happens at school individualized educational plans for everyone Students are learning from other students while developing...