Oregon to Explore Innovation in School Health Care Policy and Finance

Rafael Otto

Nov 3, 2014

School-Based Health Alliance Launches Inter-State Policy Learning Labs Washington, DC – Maureen Hinman, policy director for the Oregon School-Based Health Alliance, will travel to Washington, DC, this week for the launch of the School-Based Health Alliance’s new policy collaborative initiative. The Oregon School-Based Health Alliance will lead a diverse team, including...

Eye to Eye: Preconference Workshop Connects Youth and Adults

Rafael Otto

Oct 31, 2014

O​SBHA's Statewide Youth Action Council, in partnership with Planned Parenthood Southwestern Oregon and Columbia Willamette, presented their new curriculum called Eye to Eye: Discussing Sensitive Topics with Youth as a preconference session at our annual conference on October 9. Designed as a three-hour experiential learning opportunity, the workshop focuses on presenting advice from...

2014 Conference Highlights

Rafael Otto

Oct 30, 2014

Our annual school health conference, this year held in partnership with the American School Health Association (ASHA), attracted more than 400 participants to downtown Portland. With dozens of workshops and sessions designed to support school health professionals in Oregon and around the country, we also featured an SBHC-focused workshop track and celebrated some great school health work...

Training Opportunity: Our Whole Lives

Suzanne Flory

Oct 30, 2014

The Oregon School-Based Health Alliance is excited to help promote the facilitator training for the Our Whole Lives curriculum that is being co-hosted by the First Congregational Church and Planned Parenthood of Southwestern Oregon in Eugene! ​ Our Whole Lives is a series of education programs to be used in the affirming and supportive setting of our churches that equips participants...

Extra! Extra! Write All About It!

Suzanne Flory

Oct 24, 2014

Do you know a talented young person who is interested in expressing their voice? The Rational Enquirer is accepting submissions for their 2015 publication! Applications are due by November 14, 2014. You can find more information about the application process here.  The Rational Enquirer is an annual statewide publication of the Oregon Teen Pregnancy Task Force. The stories shared in...

SBHC 2012-2013 State-Level Data


Oct 22, 2014

School-based health centers have been in Oregon for nearly 30 years! SBHCs have succeeded through unique public-private partnerships between the Oregon Public Health Division, school districts, county public health departments, public and private practitioners, parents, students, and community members. School-based health care has come so far since the first SBHC at Roosevelt High School in...

Collaboration, Innovation, Prevention & Education: Our 2014-15 CORE Grantees!

Suzanne Flory

Oct 14, 2014

The Oregon School-Based Health Alliance is excited to announce the 2014-2015 CORE grant projects! This year’s cohort recently convened during the annual SBHC Conference to share project updates, work collaboratively to develop effective outreach strategies, and gain new knowledge and insight that will improve their efforts to initiate and strengthen healthy youth relationship (HYR)...

Eye to Eye: Discussing Sensitive Topics with Youth

Tobias Rubel

Sep 29, 2014

There is a flurry of activity at the Oregon School Based Health Alliance lately as our  Youth Action Council prepares for our 2014 School Health Conference pre-conference workshop: Eye to Eye on Thursday, October 9th from 1-4 PM. We attended the July national School-Based Health Alliance Convention in Seattle and we also went down to Eugene to partner with Planned Parenthood Southwestern...

Conference registration closes in two weeks!

Rafael Otto

Sep 16, 2014

With just two weeks before our annual school health conference in partnership with the American School Health Association (ASHA), we are busy finalizing session and event details designed to highlight the amazing work happening in Oregon's school-based health field. Be sure to register by October 1 - we hope to see you there!   Register for the Statewide Youth Action...

Celebrating Success: Reflections on the CORE Grant Program

Suzanne Flory

Aug 26, 2014

One of the greatest benefits of the CORE grant program is that it carries forward best practices and lessons learned among SBHCs who have worked to establish and enhance adolescent social and sexual health services across Oregon. As we prepare to launch the next round of CORE grants, OSBHA reflects upon and celebrates the successes of the 2013-2014 CORE grantees.  ...