SBHCs Respond to COVID-19
While all schools in Colorado have closed for the remainder of the 2019-20 academic year, School-Based Health Centers have adapted and have services available. See this recent CASBHC press release for more information.
Find updates about your SBHC's response.
SBHCs Remain Committed to Serving Children in the Wake of COVID-19
CASBHC shared this press release to ensure that families know how to access health care regardless of insurance and ability to pay.
Register now for Annual Conference in 2020
CASBHC and School-Based Health Alliance are co-hosting the national convention in Denver on June 23-25 next year. CASBHC members receive a discount -- please join as a member, then request the discount code from CASBHC before you register.
Expanded Access to Mental Health Services
House Bill 19-1120 was signed into law on May 16 to address youth suicide, the leading cause of death for kids ages 10-24. Effective immediately, the new law lowered the age of consent for psychotherapy services from 15 to 12 years. Rep. Dafna Michaelson Jenet, primary sponsor of the bill, recently co-hosted an informational session with CASBHC.
CASBHC Establishes Endowment
The CASBHC board of directors is pleased to announce the establishment of an endowment with Community First Foundation, which provided an additional $50,000 incentive grant in December. The new CASBHC Endowment Fund will help ensure that CASBHC work continues until "health and academic outcomes for kids are no longer predicted by circumstance."
Rep. Dafna Michaelson Jenet with members of the CASBHC team.
Media and Literature
Rocky Mountain Health Plans Issue Brief
Colorado Health Institute