Posts Tagged ‘School Integration’

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...

At the Corner of Health and Academic Achievement: Thundermist Health Center “Links to Success” Program

September 18, 2014

By Erin Ashe, Program Assistant, School-Based Health Alliance School-based health centers (SBHCs) are uniquely poised to deliver care where heath and academic achievement intersect. Thundermist Health Center, a New Directions for School-Based Health grantee, knows that a multifaceted model addressing the student’s health, behavioral wellbeing, school environment, and family...

When Facing Some of the Greatest Health Challenges, SBHCs Demonstrate They Can Rise to the Occasion

August 21, 2014

By Iliana White, Program Manager, School-Based Health Alliance It has been demonstrated time and time again that school-based health centers (SBHCs) provide high quality, comprehensive care to students where they spend most of their time—in school. The model, however, can be viewed simply as a source of direct services and...