August 20, 2014 | Tags: Blog | Tags: Conference
The Oregon School-Based Health Alliance (OSBHA) is partnering with the American School Health Association (ASHA), a national multidisciplinary association dedicated to improving the health of PreK-12 students, to support their 88th annual school health conference, Building Bridges from Vision to Action: Supporting School Health, which is being held at the Hilton Portland & Executive Tower in Portland, OR on October 9-11, 2014.
The partnership is designed to link ASHA’s national network of school health professionals with Oregon's school-based health sector resulting in a conference that will feature national presenters and researchers as well as professionals serving Oregon's school-based health community.
The Friday, October 10, keynote session will feature Mark Pinder and Michael Ralls of Oregon’s Milwaukie High School - ASCD’s 2013 Vision in Action Award winner - with a presentation called “Building Bridges from Vision to Action: The Milwaukie High Way.”
The closing keynote on Saturday, October 11, will feature Dr. Lloyd Kolbe, professor emeritus at Indiana University, former director of CDC DASH, and co-developer of the original coordinated school health model, discussing “The Future of School Health.”
Some of the scheduled conference presentations include:
- Effective School-Based Partnerships for Mental Health Promotion and Intervention
- Don't Stop Believin'!: A Journey Towards Coordinated School Health Implementation Implementing Evidence-Based Prevention Programs in Schools
- School Nurses and Care Coordination for Children with Complex Needs
- Evidence-Based Teen Pregnancy Prevention Curricula: Inclusion of National Health Education Standards
- Transforming Health Care Coordination: A Student Health Collaboration
- A Coordinated School Health Assessment Tool and Awards Program Based on Best Practices
- Managing Chronic Health Conditions in School Settings
To access a full schedule of presentations, and to register for the conference, visit the OSBHA website>>>