Posts Tagged ‘School Integration’

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...

Implementing Adolescent Specific SBIRT in SBHCs

May 19, 2016

By Letitia D. Winston, Assistant Director of Programs, School-Based Health Alliance Nationally, nearly 10 percent of young people ages 12-17 report having used drugs. A  significant amount of those young people are classified as substance abusive or dependent. This growing public health concern should serve as a call to action for school-based health...

What is a School-Based Health Center?

October 7, 2015

(This article was originally published on July 24, 2014. It has been updated to include our core competencies.) By John Schlitt, President, School-Based Health Alliance I’ve fielded this simple question many times—but the answer has never fully satisfied me, no matter my response. For years, Linda Juszczak, who knew a...

Become a Member Today!

October 2, 2015

Join us as we move toward MORE and GREAT school-based health centers (SBHCs)! The School-Based Health Alliance is unique. No other organization brings you insights about SBHCs, the people they serve, and the individuals who work in them like we do. Soon, the National Quality Initiative that we are...

Get the Help You Need Quickly by Using Our Technical Assistance Form

September 24, 2015

The School-Based Health Alliance is the leading national provider of technical assistance and training for the school-based health care field. Our staff have expertise in the areas that matter to school-based health centers (SBHCs), such as billing, sustainability, population health, marketing, and policy. Whether you’re new to the school-based...

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is Accepting Applications for its $25,000 Culture of Health Prize

August 19, 2015

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) is accepting applications for its 2016 Culture of Health Prize. This prize recognizes and honors communities that are taking action to promote better health. The ten winning communities will receive a $25,000 cash prize and have their stories shared by RWJF. Applications are...

Familiarize Yourself with the Literature on School-Based Health Centers

August 12, 2015

In July 2015, the School-Based Health Alliance launched its School-Based Health Center Literature Database. The database is a collection of more than 150 peer-reviewed articles that have been published about school-based health centers (SBHCs). “This is a valuable resource that will be much used and appreciated by evaluators, researchers,...

Legislative Update: Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA)

July 23, 2015

On Thursday, July 16, the Senate passed the Every Child Achieves Act (ECAA) , which would reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), also known as No Child Left Behind. The legislation, which passed by a large margin of 81 to 17, includes robust student health and wellness...

Supreme Court Affirms Access to Affordable Health Coverage in King vs. Burwell

June 25, 2015

Today, the Supreme Court announced its ruling in favor of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in King vs. Burwell. The 6-3 decision upholds the legality of insurance subsidies for consumers in the 34 states that did not set up their own health insurance marketplaces, and instead operate within the...

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,...