Posts Tagged ‘Youth’

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,...

Raising Awareness about Teen Dating Violence

March 18, 2015

By Cameron Estrada, School-Based Health Alliance Youth Advisory Council Member On February 26, my teen awareness group—Impact and I—organized a way to spread awareness concerning teen dating violence at Roswell High School in New Mexico. February, along with being School-Based Health Care Awareness Month, is also National Teen Dating...

Youth Advisory Council Celebrate Awareness Month

February 26, 2015

By Nicole Carrillo, Youth Advisory Council Member The School-Based Health Alliance’s Youth Advisory Council (YAC) members advocated for school-based health centers (SBHCs) in their communities throughout 2015 School-Based Health Care Awareness Month. Nicole Carrillo shares her experience. Walking into Room 241 at Northwest Magnet High School in Omaha, Nebraska during...

A Special Thanks to Our Outgoing Youth Advisory Council

November 20, 2014

By Melissa Akers, Program Manager, School-Based Health Alliance When we launched our inaugural Youth Advisory Council in 2013, I didn’t know what to expect. This was the strongest step the School-Based Health Alliance ever took towards purposefully integrating the youth voice into our organization. After personally speaking with all...

My Experience on the School-Based Health Alliance Youth Advisory Council

August 26, 2014

By Katelyn Darrow-Eystad Serving on the School-Based Health Alliance Youth Advisory Council (YAC) has been such a special experience for me. When I became a founding member of the council more than a year-and-a-half ago, I didn’t know what to expect. Now, as I complete my term in just a...

Leveraging the Power of Young People

August 14, 2014

By Simone Bernstein Communicating with young people helps build partnerships and raise awareness for all that you do in a school-based health center (SBHC). In the upcoming school year, the School-Based Health Alliance Youth Advisory Council (YAC) challenges SBHCs to receive input from young people. There are many ways...

My Experience on the Youth Advisory Council

August 7, 2014

By Tyler Lang, Youth Advisory Council Member My term on the School-Based Health Alliance’s Youth Advisory Council is ending, and I am looking back and feeling so fortunate for this experience. The inaugural group—of which I was a part—represented a diverse and successful array of young people from across the...

View Photos from the Conference on Facebook!

July 2, 2014

We posted photos from our opening plenary, youth track, workshops, and opening reception on our Facebook page. Be sure to check them out, and keep an eye out for more to come!

The Youth Track at the School-Based Health Alliance Convention

June 18, 2014

By Tyler Lang, Youth Advisory Council Member The Youth Track is one of the many great activities at the School-Based Health Alliance’s annual convention. The Youth Track is designed to help educate our nation’s youth about the ever-changing world of school-based health centers, and about health care in general....

Workshop: Improving Access to the US Health Care System: The Role of the SBHC in Connecting Migrant Youth to Health Insurance and Essential Services

June 9, 2014

By Allison Kilcoyne MSN RN c-FNP, Gail Gall PhD APRN BC, and Lorraine Murphy MSN MPH c-PNP Come to this exciting presentation on how to engage our most vulnerable youth in a complicated and ever-changing health care system. See how a simple phrase “No hay esperanza en Guatemala” (There is no hope...