Seattle School-based Mental Health in the News
Raineer Beach High School's SBHC services were featured on a great story that aired on 94.9 KUOW. Take a read or listen to Mental Health Becoming Part Of Overall Health At Seattle Schools
News from 2014 and earlier:
Washington School-Based Health Alliance Networking Event June 30
The Washington School-based Health Alliance is hosting a state-wide networking during the SBHA convention on June 30th from 5:30 to 7:30pm at the Seattle Westin and you are invited! You will have the opportunity to meet and brainstorm with fellow school based health center advocates in WA or learn more about how you can start school based health care in your community. This is a great opportunity show off the amazing work in our state on a national scale. You do not need to be registered for the national conference to attend our event. Come join us for appetizers, cash bar, and a great opportunity to learn from the best in our state. Please register here
2014 National SBHC Convention in Seattle
We are excited to say that Washington State and Seattle specifically will be hosting the 2014 National School-Based Health Care Convention!
The convention will be held at the Westin Hotel in downtown Seattle from June 29 - July 2, 2014. The 2014 theme is School-Based Health Care: The Convergence of Population Health, Education, and Primary Care. More information and a call for presentations can be found at sbh4all.org.
The 2nd Annual Student Health Summit
Thanks to all who attended and supported the 2013 Student Health Summit! Copies of presentation materials can be found on this Google drive.
Over 125 attendees discussed and learned about successful partnerships and innovative health care delivery models in schools. We strategized with colleagues in the field around current and future opportunities for starting, expanding, and advocating for school-based health care in Washington. Presentation topics covered a wide range of subjects, from program start-up to new delivery approaches.
Our keynote speaker was Patrick O'Carroll, MD, MPH, FACPM, FACMI, Rear Admiral and Assistant Surgeon General, U.S. Public Health Service (USPHS),Region X.