Cross-posted from the King County School Health blog:
Mental Health Supports for Students: Cognitive-Behavioral Skill Building for Adults in Schools
Locations: Bremerton (ESD 114) and Pasco (ESD 123)
Dates: September 12-13 (Bremerton); September 25-26 (Pasco)
Apply to attend:
Today the Washington School-Based Health Alliance hosted a school-based health center (SBHC) community of practice call on the topic “Tips & Tricks for SBHC Outreach & Student Enrollment.” A recording of the call is posted here.
Representatives from three SBHC sponsors in WA–including International Community Health Services (ICHS), Neighborcare Health, and Jefferson County Public Health–shared how they do SBHC outreach, enroll students, and build relationships with the entire school community throughout the school year to reach students with their services and support.
New Learning Collaborative: Implement SBIRT in Your SBHC!
Deadline to Apply: August 15
From the national School-Based Health Alliance:
We’re pleased to announce a BRAND NEW opportunity to join a national School-Based Health Alliance learning collaborative. This effort will focus on improving the quality of SBHC services you deliver while also preventing/reducing youth substance use and depression.
Through generous funding from the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation, our new learning collaborative—Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment-in-School-Based Health Centers (SBIRT-in-SBHCs)—launches this fall.
Join other SBHCs from around the nation in taking the lead on developing capacity for SBHC quality, collaboration, and prevention work.
For more information, join us for an informational webinar on July 30 at 12:00pm Eastern or apply now! Deadline for applications is August 15.
Tips and Tricks for SBHC Outreach and Student Enrollment
Washington SBHC Community of Practice Call
Wed, August 14, 9:00-10:30am
Back-to-school is around the corner. How do school-based health centers (SBHCs) market their services, enroll students, and encourage students to actually walk through their doors? Join us for a conference call panel discussion with SBHC sponsors and providers across the state to hear their strategies for outreach, student enrollment, and increasing SBHC utilization. There will be time for Q&A.
If you’d like to join this call, please email Sandy Lennon, and you will receive a calendar invite with call-in details.
Webinar Opportunity: E-cigarettes – What are the Facts Behind All That Vapor?
When: Friday 6/14 from 11am-12pm EST
Register here: https://cc.readytalk.com/registration/#/?meeting=2qh2tj3mw5wr&campaign=qpakctdan4vj
Use of E-cigarette products is at epidemic levels for teens and young adults. The purpose of this webinar is to inform dental providers about the products, trends for use, and health harms and benefits of e-cigarette use. The program will also provide information about the effects of e-cigarette flavors on oral health. Finally, participants will learn about the efforts to address the harms that e-cigarette products pose to young people the first -of-its-kind e-cigarette quit program to address the significant rise in youth vaping.
Brian King, PhD, MPH, is the Deputy Director for Research Translation in CDC’s Office on Smoking and Health. Dr. King has worked for nearly 15 years to provide scientific evidence to inform tobacco control policy and to communicate this information to stakeholders. He has authored more than 150 scientific articles on tobacco control. He was a contributing author to the 50th Anniversary Surgeon General’s Report on Smoking and Health, the lead author of CDC’s 2014 “Best Practices for Comprehensive Tobacco Control Programs” report, and senior associate editor of the 2016 Surgeon General’s Report on E-cigarette Use Among Youth and Young adults.