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ASHA Now Offers Health and Business Insurance for Members

February 7, 2012

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A new partnership with Association Health Programs allows ASHA to provide members with an exclusive health/business insurance program. As a result of this teaming, ASHA joins more than 300 national associations (a total of 2.5 million members!), allowing everyone who participates to save money on insurance and get help navigating the changing landscape of the […]

Free Webinar – National Sexuality Education Standards: Charting a Course to Improve School-Based Sexual Health Education

February 6, 2012

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The quality and content of comprehensive sexuality education varies greatly depending on the state, district, school and even the teacher. In an effort to achieve consistency, four leading national health and education organizations along with Advocates for Youth, Answer and SIECUS, released the National Sexuality Education Standards: Core Content and Skill K-12 in January 2012. […]

School Health Community Loses Friend and Supporter

February 6, 2012

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Stephen Conley, executive director for ASHA, regrets to announce this sad news: Brenda Z. Greene, a friend of many and stalwart advocate for school health in all its facets, passed on Friday. This is tough news to share with the broader children’s health family. She will be sorely missed, but she will be remembered as a […]

Submitting a research program proposal? Don’t miss this webinar.

February 6, 2012

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Are you hoping to present at the annual program of ASHA’s Research Council in October?  Then be sure to tune into this webinar presented by the council and the Journal of School Health. In it, Robert McDermott, editor-in-chief of the Journal of School Health, will describe what characteristics make an abstract more acceptable to the review […]

ASHA’s Research Council Offers Abstract Writing Mentor Program

February 6, 2012

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In an effort to support students and new professionals while improving the quality of abstracts in conference proposals, ASHA’s Research Council will pair those who are new to abstract writing with widely published authors in a mentoring program. If you are a student or new professional with less than two years experience, this program is for […]

How to Read a Blog

February 1, 2012

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At our conference in October, several members suggested we start a blog for ASHA. This made us very happy (we had a blog with about a dozen posts) and a bit dismayed. Obviously, we had not publicized it well enough. To remedy that, we’re going to mention the blog – we’re calling it The Pulse […]