Two Upcoming Webinars:

The Washington School-Based Health Alliance, in partnership with Public Health-Seattle & King County, is pleased to host this upcoming webinars for the school-based health field in Washington. Please join us!

1. TOPIC:  Behavioral Health Impacts of COVID-19, Two Years In:  Trends, Resources & Strategies

WHEN: Wednesday, February 9, 2022, noon-1pm


Two years into the COVID-19 pandemic, what are the latest data and trends in the behavioral health impacts on children, youth and adults in Washington? Join us for an update from the Department of Health Behavioral Health Strike Team on behavioral health trends, resources, and strategies for our youth and those who support and care for them. There will be time for Q&A.

PRESENTER: Dr. Tona McGuire, PhD, Co-Lead, Behavioral Health Strike Team, Department of Health


2. TOPIC: Consent & Confidentiality in School-Based Health Care

WHEN: Thursday, March 3, 2022, noon-1:30pm


How do schools and school-based health centers (SBHCs) work together to serve students while navigating Washington state and federal laws around consent and confidentiality? This session will provide an overview of Washington state minor consent laws, HIPAA vs. FERPA in school-based health care, and how schools and SBHCs manage these issues contractually and in day-to-day practice. There will be time for Q&A.


  • Sara Rigel, Program Manager, School-Based Partnerships Program, Public Health-Seattle & King County; Board President, Washington School-Based Health Alliance
  • Nick Canavas, School-Based Health Program Manager, Neighborcare Health

Through partnership with Public Health—Seattle & King County, the Washington School-Based Health Alliance is offering social work continuing education units (CEUs) through the National Association of Social Workers for these sessions. If you are interested in claiming CEUs for this session, please review the specific requirements of your licensure. To claim these CEUs, you will need to attend the online training and complete the post-session evaluation and quiz. Questions? Contact Erin MacDougall, Public Health-Seattle & King County, at

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