OSBHA Blogs

Legislative Action Alert

jessica@osbha.org

Apr 6, 2017

Urgent Legislative Action Alert Support Health and Wellness in Schools All Children and youth deserve optimal health and academic success.  The Oregon School-Based Health Alliance is working with partners across the state to support health and wellness in schools through HB 2048, which provides support for School-based health center expansion, school-based mental health...

For Immediate Release: OREGON’S YOUNG PEOPLE ADVOCATE FOR HEALTH AND WELLNESS

megan@osbha.org

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...

OSBHA ACTION ALERT

megan@osbha.org

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:  ...

School-Based Health Center Advisory Committee

jessica@osbha.org

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...

Oregon School-Based Health Alliance and Trauma Informed Schools

jessica@osbha.org

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...

Trauma Informed Schools Internship

jessica@osbha.org

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...

Kaiser Permanente Northwest Awards Grant to Oregon School Based Health Alliance

jessica@osbha.org

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)....

Social Media Intern Haylee Williams

jessica@osbha.org

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,...

School-Based Health Centers to Promote Health Equity

jessica@osbha.org

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.  

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