Conference on School-Based Health Centers
|January 20, 2012||Posted by Ashley Cohen under Blog||
We’re looking forward to seeing many of you at our annual conference on February 7 at the Sacramento Convention Center! (If you haven’t registered for ITUP’s 16th annual conference yet, you can do so here). ITUP’s staff has been hard at work over the past few weeks putting together what we hope is the best conference yet.
While we have you here, we wanted to let you know about another fantastic conference taking place this year, Vision and Voice for Healthy Students. The conference is put on by the California School Health Centers Association and will be held at the Holiday Inn Capitol Plaza in Sacramento on March 12. More information can be found at the conference page.
Announcement: Early Registration Now Open for “Vision & Voice for Healthy Students”
School health centers are growing across the state as a way to ensure that all children get health care even those who are uninsured or face access barriers. The California School Health Centers Association invites you to learn more at Vision & Voice for Healthy Students, our statewide conference in Sacramento.
The keynote speaker is Dr. John Deasy, Superintendent of the Los Angeles Unified School District. We are also pleased to feature workshops by Kim Belshé, Board Member for the California Health Benefit Exchange; Dr. Ron Chapman, Director of the California Department of Public Health; and Rebecca Gudeman, Senior Attorney at the National Center for Youth Law.
Location: Holiday Inn Capitol Plaza in Sacramento
Schedule: March 12, 9:00-5:00 – Conference
March 13, 8:00-2:00 – School Health Day at the Capitol (free with conference registration)
Early registration closes February 6th.
Some of our workshops include:
* Health Care Reform: What Lies Ahead
* Health Plans and Public Health: What SBHCs Need to Know
* Behavioral Health Integration in Schools
* HIPAA, FERPA, and Information Sharing in School Health Services
* Oral Health: School-Based Models, Staffing, and Financing
* Youth-Led Participatory Research for SBHCs
* Preventing and Addressing Teen Dating Violence at School
* School-Based Health Insurance Outreach and Enrollment
* School-Based Immunization Clinics: A Model for Success
* Social Marketing for Nutrition and Physical Activity