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The Science of Adversity, Resilience, & Hope
May 18, 2017
In the fall of 2015, the Illinois School-Based Health Alliance (ISBHA) facilitated a presentation on Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) at our Fall Regional Meetings. This webinar serves as Part 2 to that presentation and covers a brief review of the Adverse Childhood Experience (ACE) study, the science underlying the connection between adverse experiences and health, and concepts and concrete action steps on the journey from becoming trauma aware to trauma-informed. Materials from the webinar can be downloaded below:
Presenter: Audrey Stillerman, MD, ABFM, ABIHM, member of the Illinois ACEs Response Collaborative and Medical Director of UIC's Mile Square-affiliated SHC program
Health & Educational Rights of Homeless and Unaccompanied Youth (for SHCs)
April 19, 2017
Presented by ISBHA and Graham Bowman, attorney with the Law Project of the Chicago Coalition for the Homeless
This webinar covers a range of common legal issues faced by homeless and unaccompanied youth that can be easily spotted by SHC staff. Topics included access to public benefits and identification documents, school enrollment, consent to health care, Medicaid managed care, and other available referral resources. This webinar was tailored to Chicago SHCs as it also provided an overview of Streetlight Chicago, a mobile application that features up-to-date information on resources available to homeless and unaccompanied youth in the Chicago area. A webinar tailored to downstate regions will follow!
SHCS & Medicaid Managed Care Series
The ISBHA is hosting a webinar series covering various topics related to Medicaid Managed Care and School Health Centers (SHCs). This technical assistance opportunity is designed to strengthen relationships and care coordination between SHCs and Managed Care Organizations (MCOs) and ensure that SHCs are integrated into the State’s Medicaid managed care landscapes.
Find the full series and more resources here
Youth Advocacy Day 2017: What You Need to Know
January 25, 2017
This webinar will cover the basics for school health centers interested in participating in EverThrive IL's Youth Advocacy Day. This includes the tentative day of schedule, important dates, and other important information on what to expect.