Relationship between School-Based Health Center Utilization and Educational Outcomes in Seattle Public Schools
WHEN: Tuesday, June 7, 2022, noon-1pm PT
This presentation will cover the results of a recent study regarding patterns of school-based health center service utilization (e.g. medical and mental health services) by race, gender and other demographic factors, and the impact of service utilization on educational outcomes for students, in Seattle Public Schools.
- Participants will learn about school-based health center service use patterns by race, gender and other demographic factors
- Participants will understand the impact of school-based health center services on educational outcomes for students who use and do not use school-based services during their high school trajectory
- Participants will discuss recommendations for improving service access and utilization, especially for students who are struggling academically
School-based health centers; education, healthcare and community partners; policymakers; funders; and others invested in student health.
Kelly Whitaker, Ph.D., Research Consultant, University of Washington School Mental Health Assessment, Research & Training (SMART) Center; Senior Research Associate, Education, Training, & Research (ETR) Associates
Through partnership with Public Health—Seattle & King County, the Washington School-Based Health Alliance is offering social work continuing education units (CEUs) through the National Association of Social Workers for these sessions. If you are interested in claiming CEUs for these sessions, please review the specific requirements of your licensure. To claim these CEUs, you will need to attend the online training and complete the post-session evaluation and quiz. Questions? Contact Erin MacDougall, Public Health-Seattle & King County, at email@example.com.