Category: Adolescent health care

Wellness Center leaders collaborate on student health

October 21, 2019

Managers and clinicians from Los Angeles school-based Wellness Centers learned best practices for student health at The L.A. Trust for Children’s Health Fall Learning Collaborative, October 19, 2019, at LAUSD headquarters. The semi-annual event focused on innovative approaches to HPV prevention, contraception awareness, and other urgent student health issues. The meeting featured a detailed update […]

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My Body, My Health: Young Women Planning Ahead

March 19, 2017

by Rosario Rico, MPH, Research and Program Manager, The L.A. Trust Do you remember how old you were when you started thinking of starting your own family? For many people they know it’s after college.  For others, it may be sooner than that. Regardless of when people see themselves starting a family, it’s important for people […]

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Finding your “Gift”

August 31, 2016

I grew up living a couple blocks away from San Fernando High School, an area with high pregnancy rates and low graduation rates. Leaving the house to go out with my friends, my Mom would say with passion, “Please don’t be a statistic, Byanka!” She was referring to the high rates of teen pregnancy during […]

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On Making a Difference

August 15, 2016

When students were asked, “Do you know where the Wellness Center clinic is at on your campus?” More than 95% responded “yes” When students were asked, “Have you visited the Wellness Center at your campus before?” Approximately 70% said they had been to their Wellness Center When students were asked, “Have you received services at […]

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Student Health = Student Success