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Past Webinars

Minor Consent for Substance Use Disorder Services

December 1, 2020: Have you ever wondered what substance use services young people can consent to?  Learn about the substance use disorder (SUD) services minors can consent to in California.

Presenter: Rebecca Gudeman, JD, MPA, Senior Director, Health, National Center for Youth Law

We are grateful to Youth Opioid Response California for their support of this webinar.




We are grateful to Anthem for their support of our Wellness Webinar Series.

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Wellness Support for Parents: Stress Reduction Beginner Yoga Class

November 17, 2020: Part of our Wellness Webinar Series sponsored by Anthem. This class is an introduction to yoga basics for stress reduction, spending time in movement and breathing in order to support nervous system regulation and peace. There is no prior yoga experience necessary as this class is meant to support everyone exactly where you are at. This is a hard time for everyone and caregivers are hit especially hard right now; this class is meant as a way to offer some time for stress reduction.

Presenter: Zola Serene James, Founder, Anasa Yoga

How SBHCs Can Support Wellness Virtually

November 5, 2020: Part of our Wellness Webinar Series sponsored by Anthem. Presenters from La Clínica de La Raza share how school-based health centers (SBHCs) are supporting student and staff wellness virtually, including with healing centered workshops, a mental health ally project, a mental health club, and teacher and student supports. 

Presenters: Vanessa Nutters, Clinic Supervisor; and Sarah Taylor, LCSW, Integrated Behavioral Health Clinician at La Clínica de La Raza

Herd Immunity: Exploring Collective Care

October 21, 2020: Part of our Wellness Webinar Series sponsored by Anthem. Explore practices for developing social & emotional “herd immunity”as a way to build community during the unique experience of COVID-19.

Presenter: Kelly Knoche, Founder, The Teaching Well

Self-Care During Our Current Pandemics

September 3, 2020: Part of our Wellness Webinar Series sponsored by Anthem. These are stressful times and self-care is a vital part of being both effective and sustainable in your work. Join Hala Khouri, M.A, as she reviews the basic physiology of stress and trauma and shares simple tools for self-regulation and stress release. These tools are applicable to staff, students and families.

Presenter: Hala Khouri, M.A., SEP, E-RYT 

Telehealth Webinar 7: Consent, Confidentiality, & Mandated Reporting

August 11, 2020: Part of our Wellness Webinar Series sponsored by Anthem. In response to COVID-19, we are partnering with the California Telehealth Policy Coalition, The Children’s Partnership, and The Los Angeles Trust for Children’s Health to host a webinar series to help SBHCs transition to telehealth services. Learn about HIPAA/FERPA, informed consent, and mandated reporting within the context of telehealth.

Presenters: Elizabeth Estes, Founder, Breaking Barriers; Rebecca Gudeman, JD, MPA; Senior Director, Health; National Center for Youth Law


What’s Next? School Health Legislation in 2020 & Beyond

July 30, 2020: This year has been anything but normal, especially for state policymaking. Hear about new funding to incentivize school-county partnerships to advance school mental health, interagency efforts between the Department of Education and Health Care Services to support school Medi-Cal, health care reform, and efforts to address the COVID pandemic. Presenters also share projections for policy changes in 2020 and beyond.

Presenters: Amanda Dickey, J.D., Esq., Director of Government Relations, Santa Clara County Office of Education; Adrienne Shilton, Senior Policy Advocate, California Alliance of Child & Family Services; Lishaun Francis, Associate Director, Children Now; Lisa Eisenberg, Policy Director, California School-Based Health Alliance

SBIRT: ‘RT’ is for Referral to Treatment

June 24, 2020: Hear about medication-assisted treatment (MAT) for opioid use disorders and how to make effective referrals to treatment for MAT for youth and young adults. This is our last webinar in a four part series on youth, opioids, and SBIRT (Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment).

Presenter: Aimee Moulin, MD, Co-Principal Investigator, California Bridge Program

In response to COVID-19, we partnered with the California Telehealth Policy Coalition, The Children’s Partnership, and The Los Angeles Trust for Children’s Health to host a telehealth webinar series to help SBHCs transition to telehealth services.

Telehealth Webinar 6: Dental Best Practices

June 17, 2020: Hear how to transition to teledentistry and learn best practices in providing this care for young people.

Presenter: Paul Glassman DDS, MA, MBA, Professor and Associate Dean for Research and Community Engagement, College of Dental Medicine, California Northstate University

Telehealth Webinar 5: Youth Engagement

June 3,2020: Hear how to engage youth online about their health!

Presenters: Dannielle Griffin, Student Engagement Program Assistant, and Mackenzie Scott, Student Engagement Program Coordinator, The Los Angeles Trust for Children’s Health
Jessica Beltran, Angelica Barajas, and Ashley Rojas, Health Educators at San Ysidro Health

In response to COVID-19, we partnered with the California Telehealth Policy Coalition, The Children’s Partnership, The Los Angeles Trust for Children’s Health, and the Pacific Southwest Mental Health Technology Transfer Network to host a telehealth webinar series to help SBHCs transition to telehealth services. We are grateful to Molina Healthcare for supporting part of this series of four webinars.

Telehealth Webinar 4: Medical

May 27, 2020: Sponsored by Molina Healthcare. Learn the steps you need to take to transition to telemedicine including clinical considerations, technology needs, and how to handle urgent situations.

Presenter: Mario Bialostozky, MD, Director of Quality and Informatics, Rady Children’s Urgent Care

Telehealth Webinar 3: Telehealth Platforms

May 21, 2020: Sponsored by Molina Healthcare. Learn about the different considerations schools and health centers should take into account when adopting a telehealth platform.

Presenter: Amanda Martin, MHA, Executive Director, Center for Rural Health Innovation

Telehealth Webinar 2: Billing & Reimbursement

May 19, 2020: Sponsored by Molina Healthcare. Get an overview of behavioral health and medical telehealth billing for federally qualified health centers.

Presenter: Bao Xiong, Assistant Director of Health Center Operations, California Primary Care Association

Telehealth Webinar 1: Behavioral Health

May 14, 2020: Sponsored by Molina Healthcare. Hear how to provide high quality behavioral health care for your students using telehealth platforms including phone and video.

Presenter: Elizabeth Morrison, LCSW, EM Consulting

SBIRT: ‘BI’ is for Brief Intervention

April 21, 2020: Whether your SBHC has been implementing SBIRT (Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment) brief interventions and you want to be aligned with best practices or you are new to brief interventions and motivational interviewing and want a foundation to build from, this is the webinar for you! This is the third webinar in a four-part series on youth, opioids, and SBIRT.

Presenter: James Peck, PsyD, Senior Clinical Trainer, UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs

SBIRT: ‘S’ is for Screening

March 26, 2020: Learn best practices and considerations for implementing SBIRT (Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment) screening at your school-based health center. This is the second webinar in a four-part series on youth, opioids, and SBIRT. This webinar will also launch the first School-Based Health SBIRT Quick Guide focused on screening.

Presenter: James Peck, PsyD, Senior Clinical Trainer, UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs

Supporting School Mental Health Services – Public Funding & Other Key Issues

March 5, 2020: School mental health services are critical to improving academic success for children and youth impacted by trauma. Learn about the benefits of different models of care. Hear about federal, state, and local funding that can support the full continuum of mental health services in schools. Hear how to utilize available funding and create sustainable partnerships.

Presenter: Lisa Eisenberg, California School-Based Health Alliance, and Saun-Toy Trotter, UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals

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Staff Wellness as an Intervention for Ensuring Trauma-Informed Schools

February 20, 2020: Learn about various trauma-informed perspectives and how current school systems can contribute to health and education disparities; explore new perspectives for working in high-trauma, under-resourced environments, along with navigating challenging adult dynamics this context can create; explore the impact of natural stress responses while creating healthy boundaries; and consider ways school-based health centers and other stakeholders can address school staff wellness and burnout, contributing to a healthier environment for all.

Presenter: Kelly Knoche, The Teaching Well

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Youth Vaping Epidemic Update

January 15, 2020: More than 150 Californians have been sickened by vaping products, with hundreds more illnesses and dozens of fatalities across the U.S. Learn about vaping devices and ingredients, how to communicate vaping risks with students and parents, and where to access resources to share with school communities.

Presenter: Stephen Lambert, Orange County Office of Education

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November 19, 2019: Review the basics of HIPAA and FERPA and see examples of how sharing student/patient information can appropriately happen under each.  This webinar focuses on substance use case studies and the recently launched web resource, A California Guide for Sharing Student Health and Education Information.

Presenter: Rebecca Gudeman, JD, MPA; Senior Director, Health; National Center for Youth Law

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Youth Opioid Overview

November 7, 2019: Learn about the opioid epidemic and specifically how it is impacting youth.  Hear about the trends in opioid use among youth as well as the role of educators and health care providers in addressing the youth opioid epidemic. This is the first webinar in a four-part series about youth, opioids, and SBIRT (Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment).

Presenter: Albert Hasson, MSW; Trainer/Project Director; UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs

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Let’s Talk: Protecting Immigrant Families

October 17, 2019: This Let’s Talk: Protecting Immigrant Families conversation has updates on the recently finalized Public Charge Regulation and what that means for immigrant families, health care providers, schools, and our overall well-being and access to key services.

Presenter: Aurora Garcia-Barrera, Community Engagement Manager, The Children’s Partnership

Sexual/Reproductive Health Resources for School-Based Health Centers

October 1, 2019: This webinar covers sexual and reproductive health resources offered by Essential Access Health that can be applied in school-based health settings.  Explore partner management strategies for chlamydia and gonorrhea, specifically focusing on patient-delivered partner therapy (PDPT) in school health settings. Learn about Essential Access Health’s Chlamydia/Gonorrhea PDPT Distribution Program that offers free chlamydia and gonorrhea medication to eligible clinic sites and local health jurisdictions in California, specifically to use for PDPT. Hear details about TeenSource.orgThe California Condom Access Project, and Talk With Your Kids. These resources have been designed by Essential Access Health to support adolescent sexual health and caregiver-child communication.

Presenter: Kala Heekin, Sexual + Reproductive Health Program Associate, Essential Health Access


February 28, 2019: The appropriate sharing of information between educational and school health partners is essential, both to effectively serve students and families and to ensure legal compliance.  Many have heard of HIPAA and FERPA and know they have something to do with this – but what are HIPAA and FERPA and how do they apply? When and how may schools share information with their health partners and vice versa? How can parents, schools, and providers share information to improve health and educational outcomes? Hear case studies and see the recently updated HIPAA/FERPA Primer manual in the presentation.

Presenter: Rebecca Gudeman, JD, MPA, National Center for Youth Law

Keeping Kids Healthy and in School: How School-Based Health Centers Can Help Reduce Chronic Absence

January 30, 2019: Under California’s new school accountability system, schools are now responsible for reducing chronic absence. This makes the role of school-based health centers in addressing the health-related causes of absences even more vital. Learn how school-based health centers can play a key role in keeping kids healthy and in school.

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Paving the Path: How SBHCs Can Engage Youth in Health Career Pathways

January 24, 2019: Engaging young people in health careers is an integral part of adolescent health. School-based health centers (SBHCs) bring health professionals into a setting that is part of a young person’s daily life and are well-positioned to play a role in promoting health careers among underrepresented groups. Learn about the Youth Health Worker (YHW) and Learn, Meet, Practice (LMP) curricula, including updates to the mental health module, and how you can adopt the curricula for your youth programming. Hear from Pinole Valley High School and Crespi Middle School about strategies and opportunities to train students in supporting their peers and exposing young people to health professionals at their SBHCs.

Dollars and Cents: Public Funding to Sustain School-Based Mental Health Services

October 30, 2018: Learn about the many different federal, state, and local funding sources that can be braided together to create a full continuum of mental health services in schools. Hear about the various streams of public funding available for mental health services in schools and how to access them.

Making the Most of Title IV Funding 

September 21, 2018: Learn how to make the most of CDE’s 2018 Student Support and Academic Enrichment Competitive Grant Program. Learn how Title IV funds can be utilized by your school district and school-based health center site(s). There will be plenty of time for site-specific questions.

How SBHCs Can Empower Youth to Pursue Health Careers & Support Their Peers

April 30, 2018: Preparation for productive employment is an integral part of adolescent health. School-based health centers (SBHCs) bring health professionals into a setting that is part of a young person’s daily life and are well-positioned to play a role in promoting health careers among underrepresented groups. Join the California School-Based Health Alliance staff and the James Morehouse Project at El Cerrito High School’s staff to learn more about updates Youth Health Worker curriculum that includes how to train students in supporting their peers and how to expose young people to health professionals at their SBHCs.

Navigating the Current Climate: Supporting Immigrant Students & Families

December 4, 2017: On September 5, 2017, news broke of Trump’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, putting at risk the future and livelihoods of nearly a million immigrant youth. Now more than ever, it’s imperative that we uplift, protect, and hold space for those whose very own existence in this country continues to be threatened every single day. Learn about the current political state of DACA, the Clean Dream Act, and what your school-based health centers can do to better protect and serve immigrants students.

CSHA’s Youth Voices Webinar Series: Medical Pathways to Health

June 7, 2017: Understanding your passion to work in health care is one thing, but successfully navigating a health care career is whole ‘nother ball game. Are you a young person who’s passionate about pursuing a health career but aren’t entire sure what path to take? Join us to learn more about different pathways to health and see which path fits you!

CSHA’s Youth Voices Webinar Series: Expanding Perspectives – Cultural Competency & Health Care Access Through Youth Uprising

May 30, 2017: In health care, we must be mindful of the population we serve. Here in California, our communities are compromised of individuals from all walks of life. With unique backgrounds and perspectives come unique needs in health care that are often neglected due to cultural barriers that impede access for vulnerable communities. While there are several lenses to understand cultural competency, youth perspectives are vital towards developing future generations of culturally competent health care professionals and meeting the needs of the diversity that exists within our communities.

CSHA’s Youth Voices Webinar Series: Through Our Eyes: A Youth Perspective on Mental Health

April 17, 2017: Mental health is something that affects people of all ages from all ages and from all walks of life; adolescents should be the main focus when discussing mental health because experiencing a traumatic event can indefinitely impact youth negatively at an early age and deter succeeding academically and living a health lifestyle. Learn more about ways you can better support youth by creating comfortable and safe spaces for them.

CSHA’s Youth Voices Webinar Series: Youth-Centered Design Thinking

March 27, 2017: Taught at universities and companies all over the world, design thinking is an empathetic, iterative, and fast-paced approach to solving problems. Youth-centered design thinking is especially relevant for school-based health centers, where youth are primary stakeholders and youth engagement enhances quality and operations. Learn more about tools and methods to design programs, products, campaigns, and other solutions with young people using a participatory approach.

New Funding for SBHCs & Schools to Address Attendance and Suspensions

February 23, 2017: Prop 47, passed in 2014, reduced penalties for some nonviolent offenses. The proposition directed some of the savings to schools to mitigate the school-to-prison pipeline. The California Department of Education is set to release these funds in the coming months through a new grant program, the Safe Neighborhoods and Schools Fund. Learn about the pending grant program, what school-based health centers (SBHCs) can do to prepare for this new program, and some examples of what SBHCs are already doing with school partners to address the school-to-prison pipeline.

What Now for School Health? State & Federal Policy Update

February 6, 2017: Health care, education, and immigration policies are expected to shift substantially with the Trump administration and new Congress. Despite uncertainty, we can anticipate and plan for changes to come. Hear about the changes we anticipate, their impact on school-based health care, and how the school health field can prepare and respond.

Empowering Youth to Advocate for Their Peers

February 2, 2017: School-based health centers (SBHCs) are facing uncertainty in ensuring access to health care for all, but students, especially those trained through SBHC youth development programs, can be some of the strongest allies for health access advocacy. Learn ways your SBHC can mobilize youth to advocate for health services, partner with school administration to ensure students are protected while publicly advocating, and continue to empower young people to voice support for health for all.

Trauma-Informed Dynamic Mindfulness for Student Social & Emotional Health

December 6, 2016: The latest research in neuroscience, trauma, and somatic psychology validate trauma-informed dynamic mindfulness (DMind) practices as optimal for stress resilience and trauma healing, enabling student academic as well as social and emotional learning. Join us to hear the connections between DMind and SEL, discuss DMind application in a large urban high school, and present a DMind dissemination model for scaling and replication, which has been field-tested with over 50,000 students in urban K-12 schools nationally.

School-Based Trauma & Resilience-Informed Care: Guiding Principles & Current Practices

November 2, 2016: Get a better understanding of the principles of trauma-informed care in schools and examine existing school-based models for care in this comprehensive webinar. While safe, stable, and nurturing environments foster healthy development, complex trauma and toxic stress can be very disruptive, affecting a child’s health, well-being and academic success. Learn how schools are building trauma- or resilience-informed systems of care to better support young people on their path to lifelong health and well-being.

Listening to Heal

October 27, 2016: Learn how a Richmond, CA, community-based organization is delivering mental health services to youth  impacted by chronic trauma. The webinar will showcase RYSE Center’s Listening Campaign (LC), an inquiry of the experiences of trauma, violence, coping, and healing for young people of color. LC examines the legacy of structural racism via localized transmissions and embodiment of complex trauma, correlated social/health inequities, and collective healing, hope, and empowerment. It is a both a process and an action to turn up the volume on the voices and priorities of youth of color, to cultivate shared values, language, and strategies, as well as create accountability for systems that are responsible for supporting youth.

Lights, Camera, Mental Health! How Filmmaking Can Help Youth Thrive

September 28, 2016: Innovative youth development and health education programming engages students in learning about a variety of health issues affecting adolescents. Join the California School-Based Health Alliance and Art with Impact to learn how film-making can be a powerful tool for young people to teach their peers about mental health stigma and serve as a catalyst for inner and social change. Grounded in research about the role stigma plays in preventing treatment, this webinar will help you think creatively about opportunities that allow your students to advocate for their wellness in productive and positive ways.

Survive or Thrive? Using Neuroscience to Re-Envision Adolescent Success

September 7, 2016:  New insights from developmental neuroscience help us to re-think and re-envision how we educate, raise, and care for young people on their path to lifelong health and well-being. Join the California School-Based Health Alliance’s Project Director, Stephanie Guinosso, PhD, MPH, and ETR‘s Chief Science Officer, Vignetta Charles, PhD, to hear the latest findings from developmental neuroscience with a particular focus on social and emotional motivators of adolescent decision-making and behavior. Educators, school administrators, and practitioners who engage with adolescents are encouraged to attend.

SBHCs Connecting Youth to Public Health Careers

April 19, 2016: Preparation for productive employment is an integral part of adolescent health. School-based health centers (SBHCs) bring health professionals into a setting that is part of a young person’s daily life and are well-positioned to play a role in promoting health careers among underrepresented groups. Join the California School-Based Health Alliance’s Adolescent Health Program Manager, Molly Baldridge, and Richmond High School Health Center Health Educator Intern Blanca Gutierrez to learn more about a Youth Health Worker curriculum that formalizes the amazing peer education, health coaching, and outreach opportunities available to young people at SBHCs.

The Link Between Health & Academic Achievement

April 15, 2016: This webinar explores two interrelated factors – nutrition and physical activity – and provides effective actions you can take to support healthy eating and increased activity in your school. Experts in nutrition, school wellness, and school administration share resources, framework, and applicable ideas. Hear from California Action for Healthy Kids, Association of California School Administrators (ACSA), and the Dairy Council of California to learn about how you can help kids at school become healthy students.

Smoke Screens: The Truth About Vaping & Electronic Cigarettes

February 25, 2016: Phillip Gardiner, the Program Officer for Policy and Regulatory Sciences for the Tobacco Related Disease Research Program, shares what is trending in tobacco health reserach. Explore the emerging debate surrounding e-cigarettes in the context of the overall tobacco control movement and see the latest research on the health impacts of vaping.

Free Care Reversal & Recommendations for California

February 3, 2016: One year ago, the federal government reversed a long standing policy that impeded the ability of school districts to get reimbursed for the school health services they provide to students (called the “Free Care Rule”). This webinar will provide an overview of the findings in a new report from Harbage Consulting: Policy Considerations for California following the 2014 Reversal of the Medicaid “Free Care Rule”. This report offers insight into California’s implementation of this change and highlights new possibilities to expand the role of school health services.

Engaging SBHCs in Reducing Environmental Asthma Triggers

October 20, 2015: Asthma is the most common cause of disability among children in the U.S. and is the leading cause of school absences due to chronic disease. School-based health centers (SBHCs) are uniquely positioned to help children breathe easier. This webinar describes the types of interventions that SBHC staff can initiate or support to reduce exposure to environmental asthma triggers. Watch the recording and download resources.

Best Practices for Engaging Youth in Mental Health Programming

September 17, 2015: Learn effective techniques to engage high school students in raising awareness about mental health at school. This webinar, hosted by the California School-Based Health Alliance, the California Department of Education, and NAMI California provides an overview of youth engagement principles using examples from two mental health programs, the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) on Campus High School Clubs and Friend2Friend.

Resources for Improving School Climate & Building Equity in Schools

September 10, 2015: The Region IX Equity Assistance Center at WestEd is funded by the U.S. Department of Education to assist districts and schools tackling tough issues, such as improving attendance, meeting the needs of English Learners, reducing expulsions and suspensions, and improving school climate. Learn about the Six Goals of Equity, how to access resources at the Center, how to participate in an Equity Exchange, and what you can discover in an Equity Inquiry. This webinar is designed for school district superintendents and administrators, principals and site administrators, teachers, site coordinators, school board and community members, parent leaders, and state agency personnel.

Introduction to Restorative Justice for Schools: Embedding Alternatives to Suspension in Schools

June 4, 2015 : Learn about how restorative justice programs contribute to school climate by creating a positive environment where all students have the opportunity to succeed. This webinar is hosted by the California School-Based Health Alliance and Restorative Justice for Oakland Youth (RJOY).

Suicide Prevention & Mental Health Stigma Reduction: Statewide Resources for Schools & SBHCs

March 26, 2015. Through funding from the Mental Health Services Act, otherwise known as Proposition 63, California has implemented a broad range of programs to address mental health prevention and early intervention, with an emphasis on upstream methods to address stigma and discrimination reduction, suicide prevention, and student mental health. This webinar is hosted by the California School-Based Health Alliance and the California Mental Health Services Authority, and describes a number of different resources that came out of these programs, including social marketing materials, toolkits, mobile apps, support resources, and educational programs.

How to Conduct Behavioral Health Needs Assessments in School Districts

February 17, 2015. Get an overview of the reasons for conducting behavioral health needs assessments in school districts as well as strategies for gathering data and utilizing information to develop and implement behavioral health priorities. Learn how the assessment process not only identifies gaps and strengths in resources, systems, and infrastructure, but how it can also be used as a strategy to establish credibility and buy-in with key stakeholders who will be instrumental in implementing behavioral health priorities. Strategic resourcing, holding an equity lens, and continuous evaluation and improvement will be covered. This webinar is hosted by the California School-Based Health Alliance and the Center for Healthy Schools and Communities (CHSC).

Creating Mental Health Clubs for Students at School

December 9, 2014. Learn about National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) on Campus High School (NCHS) Clubs, which are student-led groups on high school campuses, where students can talk openly about mental health and wellness, learn ways to support friends or family members who have a mental illness, and educate others on campus about mental health and wellness. NCHS clubs can be used as a tool to create a positive school climate intervention by raising awareness about mental illness and emphasizing that mental health conditions are common and should be treated like any other kind of medical need.

Coverage Outreach Strategies for Schools

November 6, 2014. This webinar provides an overview of tools and techniques that can help SBHCs integrate Covered California and Medi-Cal outreach and education into parent classes, youth programs, events, mailings, waiting rooms and more!

Setting Therapeutic Boundaries in School Mental Health Care

November 5, 2014. Richard Zevin, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with Richmond Area Multi-Services, discusses strategies for maintaining appropriate clinical boundaries in any therapeutic setting, with a specific focus on school-based work. This presentation helps clinicians explore boundary-setting with clients, colleagues, and even themselves, in order to help them find a successful and healthy balance in their workplace and deliver high quality services.

Creating Student Assistance Programs

October 31, 2014. Kristin Nelson, a San Francisco Unified School District social worker, covers best practices for creating an effective multi-disciplinary team at school. The Student Assistance Program (SAP) is a “learning support” structure that brings together all support service providers at a school site to coordinate services for students experiencing academic, attendance, behavior/social, or health problems.

Connecting Students to Mental Health Services: Case Studies of Creative Collaborations, Funding, & Evidence-Based Practices

October 8, 2014. Learn about the findings from our year-long project with Fight Crime: Invest in Kids California highlighted in our new toolkit, Connecting Students to Mental Health Services. The toolkit explores the ways in which seven counties are working collaboratively to provide school-linked mental health services, share financial resources to pay for these services, and address local issues such as truancy or recidivism by increasing access to mental health services for students. The webinar provides an overview of the toolkit and case studies. It also takes an in-depth look at San Bernardino County’s efforts with Dr. Ron Powell, Administrator of the Desert/Mountain SELPA.

School-Based Health Coverage Outreach Webinar

September 23, 2014. This training webinar covers school-based health coverage outreach around Covered California as well as Medi-Cal.

Presenting Adolescent Trauma Impacts to Your School

June 5, 2014. Get an overview of adolescent brain development from the context of behavior and emotions; impact of complex trauma on teen behavior and learning; and discuss strategies for helping teachers/educators to create classroom environments conducive to teen learning.

The Health Home for Boys and Young Men of Color: Best Practices

May 14, 2014. Learn about the core elements of the health home concept as it applies to boys and young men of color. Find out how providers are engaging young men of color in health services; hear about programs and services that are meeting the specific needs of young men of color; and learn how collaboration can help build healthier communities for young men of color.

Health Homes for Boys & Men of Color

August 1, 2013. Hosted by Policy Link and featuring California School-Based Health Alliance Project Director Juan Taizan and Youth Board member Peter Lê.

Providing Adolescent-Friendly Services in School Health Centers*

May 30, 2013.

Creating Virtual Dental Homes in School Health Centers**

April 11, 2013.