CASBHC 2023 Annual Conference: School Based Health Centers - Promising Future
School Based Health Center (SBHC) staff members provide primary care medical, behavioral health, and oral health services in the school setting. They address and treat a multitude of physical and mental health issues and provide care for an increasingly wide range of health issues. The Connecticut Association of School Based Health Centers (CASBHC) organizes an annual conference to improve the quality of services provided in SBHCs. This year’s conference, “School Based Health Centers - Promising Future,” will take place in-person on November 7, 2023.
Continuing education for the conference is made possible through Moses/Weitzman Health System, Inc. (MWHS) and its Weitzman Institute, the research, education, and policy arm of MWHS. For every CME/CE-eligible session you attend and evaluate, you will receive the appropriate CME or CE credit amount. There is an opportunity to earn a maximum of 4.25 total CME/CE hours.
Please register only if you intend to attend the conference. CASBHC will not refund registrations with no exceptions.
Promotional Video from Keynote Speaker - Michael Karl
Heritage Hotel and Conference Center
522 Heritage Road
Southbury, CT 06488
This conference is appropriate for the following audiences:
- Registered Nurses (RNs)
- Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRNs)
- Physician Assistants
- Medical Assistants
- Social Workers
- Registered Dental Hygienists
- School Nurses
- School District professionals
- Community Partners working with Youth and Adolescents
Thank you to our Platinum Sponsors
The CASBHC 2023 Annual Conference: School Based Health Centers - Promising Future will take place on November 7, 2023.
The following is a detailed schedule for the day:
8:00 am – 8:45 am: Registration, Networking, and Breakfast
8:45 am – 9:00 am: Welcome and Opening Remarks, Melanie Wilde-Lane, Executive Director
9:00 am – 10:15 am: Keynote: Thinking Outside the Box: Seeing What's Possible, Michael Karl
10:15 am – 10:45 am: Break and Exhibitors
10:45 am – 12:00 pm: Morning Workshops
- Session A1: Why Won't You Let me Help Your Child? Clinicians Introduction to Building Rapport with "Resistant" Caregivers (Cultural Competency Workshop)
- Session A2: The Update to the Asthma Management Guidelines: SMART Therapy and What it Means for Schools
- Session A3: Why We Didn't Tell You: Learning from Lived Experience of Those with Suicidal Thoughts
- Session A4: Expanding Comprehensive School Mental Health: A Collaborative Effort in Connecticut
- Session A5: But, I Wrote a Prescription: A Guide to Special Education for Medical Practitioners
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm: Lunch, Exhibitors
12:30 pm – 1:00 pm: Acknowledgements
1:00 pm – 1:30 pm: Lunch Plenary - Empowering Communities and School to Prevent Suicide and Violence with the Columbia Suicide Severity Rating Scale (C-SSRS), Dr. Kelly Posner
1:30 pm – 1:45 pm: Break and Exhibitors
1:45 pm – 3:00 pm: Afternoon Workshops
- Session B1: A Deeper Dive: Decolonized Data, Implications, and the Importance of REL Data (Cultural Competency Workshop)
- Session B2: School-Based Health Centers Collaboration to Address Social Determinants of Health
- Session B3: A Framework for Thinking about Depression and Suicide in Adolescence
- Session B4: Regional Crisis Teams and a Brief Introduction to Threat Assessment
- Session B5: Intimate Partner Violence: Screening & Interventions for Health and Community Providers
3:00 pm: Conference Closes/Pick up Raffle Prizes
Visit the CASBHC Annual Conference site to review faculty biographies for all sessions.
Weitzman Institute Disclosure Statement
It is the policy of the Weitzman Institute to ensure that Continuing Education (CE) activities are independent and free of commercial bias. To ensure educational content is objective, balanced, and guarantee content presented is in the best interest of its learners' and the public, the Weitzman Institute requires that everyone in a position to control educational content disclose all financial relationships with ineligible companies within the prior 24 months. An ineligible company is one whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients. Examples can be found at accme.org.
Faculty participating in a Weitzman Institute-sponsored activity must disclose to the planning committee and audience all financial or other relationship(s) with ineligible companies.
No faculty disclosed a relevant financial relationship for this program.
In support of improving patient care, Moses/Weitzman Health System Inc. and its Weitzman Institute is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credential Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
By completing this activity, you provide Moses/Weitzman Health System Inc. the permission to share completion data with the ACCME and the certifying board(s).
- 4.25 AAPA Category I CMEThrough Joint Accreditation, Moses/Weitzman Health Center, Inc./Weitzman Institute is able to provide American Academy of PAs (AAPA) credit to physician assistants at its activities. Participants should only claim commensurate credit with the extent of their participation in the activity.
- 4.25 ACE/ASWBThrough Joint Accreditation Moses/Weitzman Health Center, Inc./Weitzman Institute is able to provide Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) credit to social workers at its activities.
- 4.25 ACPEThrough Joint Accreditation, Moses/Weitzman Health Center, Inc./Weitzman Institute is able to provide Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) credit to pharmacists at its activities.
- 4.25 ADA CERPThrough Joint Accreditation, Moses/Weitzman Health Center, Inc./Weitzman Institute is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to the Commission for Continuing Education Provider Recognition at ADA.org/CERP.
- 4.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™Through Joint Accreditation, Moses/Weitzman Health Center, Inc./Weitzman Institute is able to provide AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ to physicians at its activities via Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME).
- 4.25 ANCCThrough Joint Accreditation, Moses/Weitzman Health Center, Inc./Weitzman Institute is able to provide American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) nursing credit to nurses at its activities.
- 4.25 APAThrough Joint Accreditation, Moses/Weitzman Health Center, Inc./Weitzman Institute is able to provide American Psychological Association (APA) credit to psychologists at its activities.
- 4.25 CDRThrough Joint Accreditation, Moses/Weitzman Health Center, Inc./Weitzman Institute is able to provide CDR credits to registered dieticians at its activities.
- 4.25 Participation Hour(s)If you are not able to utilize any of the above credit types, you are able to download an unaccredited Participation Certificate for your records.