Posts Tagged ‘SBHC Principles’

How a Misunderstanding about what an SBHC is Can Cost a Community its Access to Health Care

November 6, 2014

By Laura Brey, Senior Training and Technical Assistance Specialist, School-Based Health Alliance A recent story about two school-based health centers (SBHCs) closing in Tennessee struck a nerve with me. Without the full details, it appears that this was a situation where there wasn’t a fit between the SBHC and...

How a Misunderstanding of what an SBHC is Can Cost a Community its Access to Health Care

November 6, 2014

By Laura Brey, Senior Training and Technical Assistance Specialist, School-Based Health Alliance A recent story about two school-based health centers (SBHCs) closing in Tennessee struck a nerve with me. Without the full details, it appears that this was a situation where there wasn’t a fit between the SBHC and...

SBHC Stakeholder Partnerships

September 19, 2014

Stakeholder partnerships have been the cornerstone of successful SBHCs since their inception in the 1970s. Engagement of key SBHC stakeholders (from within the target community and school) in the initial planning steps is critical. These activities include: conducting a needs assessment, developing the mission and vision, determining location and facility, selection of...