In collaboration with our work with the Stakeholder Learning Community (SLC), we are excited to share our new report: Strengthening the DC School Behavioral Health System and Enhancing Equity. This report represents a collective effort to understand the policy landscape, identify strengths and challenges, and offers actionable recommendations to improve
Join our Director, Dr. Olga Price and Doris A. Santoro from Bowdoin College and Olga Acosta Price from George Washington University as they discuss the system and school conditions that contribute, including strategies to consider and avoid. The discussion is based on their recent brief, Structural Supports to Promote Teacher
On October 26, 2021 the Center for Health and Health Care in Schools presented the webinar Understanding and Addressing the Social Influencers of Health and Education, in partnership with the School-Based Health Alliance and the National Center for School Mental Health, as part of the National Quality Initiative on School-Based
Our Director, Dr. Olga Acosta Price (and member of the School Mental Health Advisory Board with Mental Health America, supported the development of a new report, “Addressing the Mental Health Crisis: The Urgent Need for More Education, Services, and Supports.” The report is available from Mental Health America here.
On July 20, Rachel Sadlon, Associate Director of Research and Evaluation at CHHCS, held a poster presentation at the American School Health Association 2021 95th Annual Conference.
CHHCS Team members, Linda Sheriff and Rachel Sadlon, present on Partner Build Grow at 21st CCLC Summer Symposium
On July 20, Linda Sheriff, Deputy Director at CHHCS, and Rachel Sadlon, Associate Director of Research and Evaluation at CHHCS, presented at the US Department of Education’s 21st Century Community Learning Center’s Summer Symposium on Partner Build Grow—our tool designed to support sustainable school-connected initiatives.
On Thursday, May 27, 2021, our Director, Dr. Olga Acosta Price, presented on “The Translation of Science into Practice: The Role of an Applied Research Center” at the NIMH 2020-2021 Fellows Invited Lecture Series.
On May 19, Our Director, Dr. Olga Acosta Price joined colleagues Sean Cleary, Eliot Sorel, and Wendy Ellis for the GWSPH DEI Dean’s Seminar on Mental Health to hold a community conversation titled “The Pandemic and the Role of Education as an Essential Public Health Partner on the Front Line.”
Our Director, Dr. Olga Acosta Price presented as a panelist at the 7th Annual Rodham Summit: Breaking the Silence and the Stigma of Mental Illness on Thursday, May 6. Community-based organizations and thought-leaders were convened to discuss mental illness and the tiring effects of the pandemic. Former Secretary Hillary Rodham
The Center for Health and Health Care in Schools and the Wendt Center for Loss and Healing have partnered to provide trainings and materials on grief, loss and trauma among children and youth to school-based clinicians who are part of the DC School Behavioral Health Expansion in Washington, DC.. This
Dr. Olga Acosta Price and Co-Authors Outline Recommendations for Biden Admin to Expand School Health Services
Director, Dr. Olga Acosta Price recently co-authored an article for a special issue of the Journal of Health Care Finance, which outlines recommendations for the Biden administration on ways to expand school health services in support of vulnerable students. The article, “Achieving Educational Equity Through Investment in School Health Services,” can
CHHCS Director, Dr. Olga Acosta Price, was quoted in a recently published story by Teach For America, “A Year of Pandemic Learning at One New Orleans-Area School,” which reflects on the ways that educators and families have coped with the challenges of COVID-19. The full story is available here.