Feb 24, 2017
February 24, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OREGON’S YOUNG PEOPLE ADVOCATE FOR HEALTH AND WELLNESS SBHC Youth Legislative Awareness Day 2017 On February 27, 2017, young people from across Oregon will gather to advocate for access to health and wellness to cap off February’s School-Based Health Care Awareness Month, which was proclaimed by Governor Kate Brown on February 1st, 2017...
Feb 2, 2017
OSBHA ACTION ALERT Oregon is in a tight budget spot this legislative session. We need your support to ensure SBHCs remain funded and a priority in Oregon. The ways and means committee will be traveling around Oregon to ask for public input on this year’s budget. We need you to show up for SBHCs! Choose an event near you: ...
Jan 30, 2017
The Oregon School-Based Health Alliance (OSBHA) is a nonprofit organization with a mission to strengthen school based health services and systems that promote the health and academic success of young people. We are forming a School-Based Health Center Advisory Committee to help guide and inform the OSBHA work focus and priorities. We want to connect with and better understand the needs and wants...
Sep 22, 2016
Oregon School-Based Health Alliance and Trauma Informed Schools Portland, Oregon, September 22nd, 2016 - In the 2016 legislative session, the Oregon School-Based Health Alliance (OSBHA), with support from the Defending Childhood Initiative, Oregon Health Authority, Gladstone School District, Trauma Informed Oregon, Alliance4Kids, the Oregon Education Association...
Aug 24, 2016
The Oregon School-Based Health Alliance is Seeking a Trauma Informed Schools Intern. Reports to: Policy Director Internship, 20-hours per week Summary: OSBHA will be providing technical assistance to two schools as they create a trauma informed culture, and is seeking an intern to provide project support for an average of 20 hours per week. Background on Trauma...
Aug 23, 2016
Aug 22, 2016
Lane County, Oregon, July 25th, 2016 - The Oregon School-Based Health Alliance (OSBHA) has received funding from Kaiser Permanente for Phase 2 of Lane County work to promote sustainability of school-based health centers. Phase 1, also funded by Kaiser Permanente, began in Fall 2015, led by OSBHA and consultants Tracy Ellis and Megan Shultz of Transformational Community Alignment (TCA)....
Aug 16, 2016
Oregon School Based Health Alliance welcomes a new Social Media Intern, Haylee Williams to our team. We are all excited to work with her this year. Over the past year Haylee has dedicated most of her time to serving on the Statewide Youth Action Council. On the council she has had the opportunity to host health events, create and execute trainings for local health care workers,...
Aug 2, 2016
The CDC Community Preventive Services Task Force recommends placing SBHCs in low income communities to improve educational and health outcomes. See a summary here. For more in depth information, find the full report here.
Jul 5, 2016
Updated 7/13/16: NEW Deadline for both RFGPs is August 5, 2016 and the archived webinars are available here. In 2015 the Oregon Latino Health Coalition led the Oregon Health Equity Alliance, including OSBHA, to advocate for funding for kids that remain uninsured despite healthcare reform. This work resulted in a $10 million allocation to the Safety Net Capacity Grant Program within the...