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Social Determinants of Adolescent Health: Screening Students for Community Needs

Coordinating Care around the Social Determinants of Health is a blog series featuring clinician stories that illustrate the impact of safety-net health centers coordinating adolescent care through a social determinants lens. Read more posts in the series here. By Seleena Moore, Program Manager, School-Based Health Alliance When addressing social determinants of health, the first step is …

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Lead the Way: Youth Helping Youth to Thrive

By Seleena Moore, Program Manager, School-Based Health Alliance This story comes from the Alliance’s youth engagement toolkit Lead the Way: Engaging Youth in Health Care. Each month, a new reflection from the field will touch on a different component of youth engagement and show how youth are leading the way in health awareness and promotion. Natural …

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Hope and Healing Amid a Summer of Turmoil: A Conversation with Dr. Shawn Ginwright

By Kyle Taylor, Communications Manager, School-Based Health Alliance Violent events throughout this summer have exposed many young people to trauma either firsthand or vicariously through media coverage. We recently caught up with Dr. Shawn Ginwright, author of Hope and Healing in Urban Education and opening plenary speaker at our 2016 convention, to discuss how school-based …

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Social Determinants of Adolescent Health: Boston’s Most Vulnerable Populations Gain Easy Access to Vital Services

Coordinating Care around the Social Determinants of Health is a blog series featuring stories from clinicians that demonstrate the impact of safety-net health centers using a social determinants lens when providing coordination of care for adolescents. Read more posts in the series here. By Andrea Shore, Director of Programs, School-Based Health Alliance Think back to your …

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Resources to Help Students Cope with Trauma

By John Schlitt, President, School-Based Health Alliance A turbulent summer of violence and injustice has ushered in the 2016 back-to-school season. Much of what children and adolescents are experiencing via the media—and in their own communities—is potentially traumatic, and, left unaddressed, could have serious consequences to their wellbeing. More and more, the public health world …

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