Webinar Featuring Youth: “Impact of Youth Voices in Transforming Pediatric Care”

The following is featured on the Center for Health Care Strategies resource page. “Though children and adolescents are at the center of pediatrics as the recipients of care, their voices are often missing from conversations about how to transform the field to better meet their needs and support their lifelong health. Inviting youth to the … Read more

Youth Have Thoughts Too: The Key to Effective Youth Based Discussions

Description: In May of 2020, SBHA’s Youth Advisory Council (YAC) started a youth listening and learning series entitled “Youth Have Thoughts Too” (YHTT). Since then, they have hosted five sessions focused on various topics, including COVID-19, the Black Lives Matter movement, mental health, and vaccinations. Youth-based and youth-led discussions are a powerful way to connect with … Read more

A Conversation on Racial Inequalities and the Youth Perspective

A Conversation on Racial Inequalities and the Youth Perspective from ProjectECHO on Vimeo. Description: Join us for a discussion from the youth perspective addressing the legacy of racial injustices and health inequities and discussing what we can do to stand in solidarity for change and form solutions for moving forward. The Weitzman Institute and the School-Based Health Alliance are partnering … Read more

Cut the Cameras: Utilizing Media to Talk about Unhealthy Relationships with Young People

Date and Time: May 20, 2021 02:00 PM EDT Description: Media has the power to influence how young people view, think, and act in relationships. Join the School-Based Health Alliance for a youth-led webinar where together, we will analyze unhealthy relationships and behaviors portrayed in popular media, deconstruct patterns of abuse, and discuss how to utilize media … Read more

Free Virtual Tools for Schools & SBHCs During the Pandemic – Webinar 3  

Youth-focused webinar  Description:  Join Yale’s play2PREVENT Lab and the School-Based Health Alliance for an interactive webinar series highlighting FREE health prevention video games for youth ages 10-19! Learn how the play2PREVENT Lab is working with youth and expert researchers to “harness videogame technology to shape stronger and healthier lives,” addressing topics such as risk reduction and … Read more

How You(th) Are the Key to Tackling the Stigma on Mental Health

Description:  The stigma on mental health, specifically within a school setting, aids in the already challenging task of treating common mental health needs among adolescents. Led by the School-Based Health Alliance’s Youth Advisory Council (YAC), this webinar will provide youth testimonials on SBHC work within this vital treatment area; tools and resources to aid in the … Read more

Eat Smart! Move Smart! Live Smart! Youth-led Wellness in School-Based Health Centers

Youth obesity rates are trending upwards. The impact of this epidemic has a direct effect on kids and teens, their academic success, and the communities they live in. Join the School-Based Health Alliance Youth Advisory Council as they share their perspectives on obesity prevention, how SBHCs can promote awareness, and how adolescents and adults can … Read more