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Going Where The Kids Are: Starting, Growing and Expanding School Based Health Centers

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Year Developed: 2019

Resource Type: Archived Webinar

Primary Audience: Administrative Staff C-Suite (CEOs, CFOs, CIOs, COOs, CMOs, etc) Clinicians Enabling Staff PCAs

Language: English

Developed by: Community Health Center, Inc. (See other resources developed by this organization.)

Resource Summary: This webinar will address the benefits, challenges, and strategic advantages of a school based health center program from a clinical, data, quality, operational viewpoint, communications, and community engagement perspective. Experts will share the strategy for integrating oral health and behavioral health to ensure the best outcomes for patients.

Resource Details: School based health centers offer the potential for very high impact on upstream prevention. Every SBHC has the potential for a big effect on their students. Many SBHCs in a community can affect an entire population of school, aged children, from pre-k through high school graduation. FQHCs are ideal organizations to implement SBHCs in their communities and service area. This webinar will address the benefits, challenges, and strategic advantages of a school based health center program from a clinical, data, quality, operational viewpoint, communications, and community engagement perspective. Experts will share the strategy for integrating oral health and behavioral health to ensure the best outcomes for patients. Kids spend most of their days in school. When a health center is located inside of the school building providing an integrated, comprehensive approach to care, the benefits to the student are huge.

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $6,375,000 with 0 percentage financed with non-governmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government. For more information, please visit HRSA.gov.