Events & Training

The Alliance posts events, conferences, networking and training opportunities in school-based health care. Contact us at if you have an event to share here.

SBHC Community of Practice Call: SBHC Outreach & Student Enrollment

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.

National Learning Collaborative for SBIRT in SBHCs

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.

August SBHC Community of Practice Call

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.

E-cigarettes – What are the Facts Behind All That Vapor?

Webinar Opportunity:  E-cigarettes – What are the Facts Behind All That Vapor?

When: Friday 6/14  from 11am-12pm EST

Register here:

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.

Training Opportunity: Reproductive Health Screenings

Reproductive Health Screenings: Implementing One Key Question

Register here:

Contact: Caroline Sedano,

One Key Question® is a groundbreaking and simple service that encourages health care and social service providers and others to routinely ask women about their reproductive health needs. By asking: “Would you like to become pregnant in the next year?” clinicians and others can more fully support women’s health needs. Power to Decide and Cascade Pacific Action Alliance are offering a one-day One Key Question® training. Light breakfast and lunch is provided. Attendees of the training will be certified as One Key Question® providers.

This training is free and CMEs are available!

Who should attend?
Community based organizations, clinical providers, or public health department staff interested in improving maternal and child health. Space is limited, so please contact if you have questions about who should attend.

Time and Location
June 4, 8:30-3 PM
ESD 113, 6005 Tyee Drive SW, Tumwater, WA