Youth Voices: Skye Garrett on her SBHC experience

Skye Garrett is the operations director for OSBHA's Statewide Youth Advisory Council. She recently shared a version of this story at SBHC Awareness Day in Salem on February 26, 2014. Learn more about Skye and the Statewide Youth Advisory Council.

Eagle Point HS students provide Cover Oregon outreach: Q&A with Ceci Robe

Ceci Robe is the SBHC manager at Eagle Point High School in Medford, Oregon. In recent weeks, she worked with members of the Youth Advisory Council (YAC) to provide Cover Oregon outreach to students and staff on the high school campus. In this brief Q&A, Ceci talks about the Cover Oregon outreach project, how their YAC operates and engages students, and what kind of impact the project had on participants and the school climate.

CORE grant applications due in two weeks!

Our CORE grant program seeks to assist school-based health centers (SBHCs) as they work with school-aged youth to develop healthy relationship skills and knowledge, with a specific focus on social and sexual health.
Project budgets can be up to $10,000 and the objectives must be achievable within a one-year time frame. Grant funding will vary based on the scope of the activities in approved grants as well as the number of SBHCs or partners involved.

Kaiser Permanente issues Request for Proposals

In 2013, the Oregon School-Based Health Alliance completed a needs assessment of School-Based Health Centers (SBHCs) in Oregon, in partnership with Kaiser Permanente Northwest (KPNW). The survey identified behavioral health services as one of the largest areas of need in communities across the state.
KPNW seeks to increase the capacity of School-Based Health Centers to improve the health of young people, increase care to vulnerable communities, and promote the full participation of SBHCs in the region's health care system.


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