The U.S. Department of Education and the Office for Civil Rights at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released updated joint guidance on December 19 addressing the application of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) Privacy Rule to records maintained on students. The updated joint guidance is HERE.
As a reminder, the Washington School-Based Health Alliance held a SBHC Community of Practice call in November last year on the topic of Consent and Confidentiality in School-Based Health Care. A link to a recording of the call is HERE.
The Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) is hiring for the position of Behavioral Health and Suicide Prevention Program Supervisor. See the full posting here.
Seattle Children’s Hospital / Odessa Brown Children’s Clinic is hiring for a Mental Health Therapist to support their diverse, school-based therapy programs in South Seattle. See full job posting here.
Neighborhood House is currently seeking to fill a 30-40 hour per week Patient Navigator Position within the Seattle World School Student Health Center operated by ICHS.
Bilingual ability in Vietnamese preferred or Maya K’iche.
Read the full job posting.
About 40 people from across Washington joined our SBHC Community of Practice call today on the topic of Consent & Confidentiality in School-Based Health Care. Thank you to our presenters Sara Rigel, Public Health–Seattle & King County School-Based Partnerships Program, and Janet Cady, Neighborcare Health!
Access here the recording of the call, or the PowerPoint slide deck with live links to resources at the end.