Author Archives: Jenna Michaels

January 3, 2024

Prominent Philanthropists Invest $23 Million

Funding from Pivotal Ventures and MacKenzie Scott recognizes the critical role of school-based health centers­.SBHA has been awarded $23 million from Pivotal Ventures, founded by Melinda French Gates, and MacKenzie Scott in recognition of our work to expand healthcare access in schools that serve families with the lowest incomes. The…

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November 9, 2023

NASN New Resource for Supporting Youth Mental and Behavioral Health in Schools

NASN recently released a consensus document, Elevating the Role of School Nurses in SchoolBased Mental and Behavioral Health, that identified key priorities and opportunities in supporting youth mental and behavioral health in schools. Included in the document are: Key priority areas for advancing school-based mental health programs for students. Opportunities…

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November 9, 2023

AAP Offers Resources on Social Media and Youth Mental Health

The American Academy of Pediatrics has formed the AAP Center of Excellence on Social Media and Youth Mental Health, which aims to make the digital world a better place for children and teens by supporting families, changing the media narrative, influencing better research, and guiding policy priorities. The…

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November 9, 2023

Healthy Schools Campaign Resource – School Medicaid Survey

The School Medicaid Survey was developed to provide visibility into how states set up their school Medicaid program and to enable states to find programs that might be similar to theirs. The survey was developed by Schmidt Fellow Sarah Broome, a consultant to Healthy Schools Campaign. The survey includes information…

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November 9, 2023

SOPHE Releases Employee Wellness Toolkits for Schools

The Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE) has developed a new resource, “School Employee Wellness: A Toolkit for Supporting the Implementation of School Employee Wellness in Districts/ Schools.” The toolkit supports the implementation of employee wellness initiatives in school districts and schools across the U.S. Access Toolkit…

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I’m so proud of all those [who took part in the Health Moves Minds program]. They now see the huge benefit of what this program has to offer.
Kristi Bieri Health Moves Minds State Coordinator On the impact of the partnership with MHS and the recent Social Emotional Climate School Scholarship Program