Grant Alerts

Dental Trade Alliance Foundation-DTA Grant Program 2016 (Deadline: 5/25/16)
The core purpose of the Dental Trade Alliance Foundation is to broaden oral health care awareness of and increase access to oral health care for those in need.

Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control-Alcohol Education and Prevention Grants (VA) (Deadline: 4/25/16)
Virginia ABC Alcohol Education and Prevention grants assist community partners in developing and enhancing initiatives related to alcohol education and prevention.

Sadie and Harry Davis Foundation-Small Grants Program for Children’s Health (Maine) (Deadline: 5/16/16)
The purpose of this funding is to advance Maine children’s health, particularly to address the health needs of Maine’s poorest and most underserved populations.

 


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Gifted, But Still Learning English, Many Bright Students Get Overlooked

“In observing National Minority Health Month, and considering the implications that education has for health outcomes (and vice versa), this article has particular relevance and timeliness. It is important to recognize the needs of all ELL students in our schools – not only gifted ones – and to take steps to support them academically and in becoming a part of the school community.”


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Advancing the Power of Economic Evidence to Inform Investments in Children, Youth, and Families, a new resource from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine, highlights the potential for economic evidence to inform investment decisions for interventions that support the overall health and well-being of children, youth, and families. This report describes challenges to the optimal use of economic evidence, and offers recommendations to stakeholders to promote a lasting improvement in its quality, utility, and use. It is available for pre-order now.

Children in Rural Areas More Likely to be Hospitalized, Readmitted with Complex Medical Issues, highlights a recent study in Pediatrics that found children in rural areas are more likely to experience poorer health outcomes than children in non-rural areas.

U.S. Teen Pregnancy, Birth and Abortion Rates Reach the Lowest Levels in Almost Four Decades, from the Guttmacher Institute, examines the latest data on teen pregnancies, births and abortions in the U.S., noting the new historic low rates unveiled in both national and state analyses.


Job Opportunities

Teens Run DC-Executive Director (Washington, DC)
Teens Run DC is currently seeking a full-time Executive Director. Teens Run DC (TRDC) is a vibrant, dynamic nonprofit organization that empowers underserved youth to strengthen their physical fitness, self-confidence, problem-solving strategies, and goal-setting skills through a mentoring and distance running program. Responsibilities of the position include setting the strategic vision of the organization, setting performance goals to strengthen the capacity of Teens Run DC to respond to the needs of underserved youth in the city, ensuring effective financial management of the annual budget, engaging with members of the Board to leverage their talents, and developing and maintaining relationships with key funders, partners and community stakeholders. Qualifications for the position include leadership experience with a demonstrated ability to manage the financial, operational, and strategic needs of a growing youth-development organization, strategic thinking abilities, a proven record of raising funds from public and private sources, and a demonstrated commitment to positive youth development, and social and economic justice. For more information and to apply for this position, please visit: http://www.idealist.org/view/job/FgSP6WpFMPFP/

Manassas City Public Schools-School Nurse (Manassas, VA)
Manassas City Public Schools are currently seeking a full-time School Nurse. Responsibilities of the position include promoting optimal levels of well-being for students and staff, and developing, implementing, and evaluating school health program goals, objectives, and procedures in cooperation with school personnel and community resources. Qualifications for the position include valid Licensed Practical Nursing licensure in Virginia. For more information and to apply for this position, please visit: https://www.schoolspring.com/job.cfm?jid=2584684

National Institute for Children’s Health Quality-Senior Analyst (Boston, MA)
The National Institute for Children’s Health Quality is currently seeking a full-time Senior Analyst. Responsibilities of the position include leading applied research initiatives, designing and leading the execution of research and evaluation project activities across all phases, and contributing to organizational work with NICHQ and partners nationwide to build organizational capacity, innovative methods, and technical assistance approaches regarding data or data systems. Qualifications for the position include a Doctoral degree or a Master’s Degree in a relevant field, at least three years of work experience in a health services, social science, or clinical research setting, proficiency in supervising and conducting all phases of research, and ability to manage multiple projects with minimal support. For more information and to apply for this position, please visit: http://www.idealist.org/view/job/K7b73h2zKfXd/

Addison Central Supervisory Union-School Nurse (Middlebury, VT)
Addison Central Supervisory Union is currently seeking a full-time School Nurse for Middlebury Union High School. Responsibilities of the position include providing a comprehensive range of health services for approximately 630-student 9-12 school. Qualifications for the position include knowledge of adolescent health issues, prior experience in a school setting, current Registered Nursing licensure in the state of Vermont, and a Bachelor’s Degree. For more information and to apply for this position, please visit: https://www.schoolspring.com/job.cfm?jid=2032674


Upcoming Meetings

May 19, 2016. Linthicum Heights, MD: Building Healthy Minds and Bodies: Best Practices in School Based Health. For more information about this event, please visit: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/building-healthy-minds-and-bodies-best-practices-in-school-based-health-tickets-21538269544

June 1-3, 2016. Washington, DC: 2016 Research and Evaluation Conference on Self-Sufficiency. For more information about this event, please visit: http://www.cvent.com/events/2016-research-and-evaluation-conference-on-self-sufficiency/event-summary-88cea6e55c5c402a96f3b88c8c464b2b.aspx

October 30 – November 3, 2016. Denver, CO: 22nd National Symposium on Juvenile Services. For more information about this event, please visit: http://npjs.org/symposium/


Previously Posted Meetings

May 5, 2016, 7:00-9:00 PM ET. Washington, DC: National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day 2016. For more information about this event, please visit: https://www.regonline.com/builder/site/Default.aspx?EventID=1829309

1 Comment

  1. Lenna says:

    Yeah that’s what I’m talking about baib–nyce work!

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