Posts Tagged ‘Systems Coordination’

Crisis Communications for School-Based Health Centers

February 16, 2016

A crisis communications plan is an essential tool for school-based health centers (SBHCs) and SBHC systems. SBHCs that have encountered negative media attention, misperceptions about services, and threats to daily operations and sustainability know all too well that this kind of opposition can be grueling and time consuming. With...

SBHC Story: Trauma-Informed Care in Connecticut

November 16, 2015

This story comes from a submission to our #BacktoSchool contest in August. We’ll post similar stories over the next several months. Connecticut has made tremendous strides in the last several years to provide trauma-informed mental health care in its school-based health centers, (SBHCs) especially after the Sandy Hook tragedy....

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...

Free Conference on HIV and Health Disparities for School Nurses in Mississippi

September 21, 2015

The Third Annual HIV/AIDS Health Disparities Conference, From Clinic to Community, breaking the link between HIV and Health Disparities: Categorizing factors that increase Health Equity, will be held on Friday, September 25, at the Jackson Convention Center in Jackson, Mississippi. The 2015 conference will focus the role of social...

Coalition for Community Schools Call for Abstracts

September 16, 2015

Our friends at the Coalition for Community Schools are collecting abstracts for their 2016 National Forum, Rising Together: Learning across School, Family and Community, to be held April 6-8, 2016 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Community schools and school-based health centers (SBHCs) have a long history of forming partnerships to...

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,...

Association of Maternal & Child Health Programs – Call for Session Proposals

August 7, 2015

Our friends at the Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs have announced their call for session proposals for their 2016 Annual Conference on January 23-26, in Washington, DC. This is a great opportunity for school-based health care practitioners to engage with public health leaders to advance and improve...

Survey for School Mental Health Professionals

August 3, 2015

Pace University’s Psychology Department is hosting an anonymous survey about interprofessional collaboration between school mental health clinicians and pediatric primary care providers. The survey takes approximately 15 minutes, and you must be a practicing school mental health professional to participate. The survey asks questions about your current practices, comfort in collaborating with pediatric primary care...