The Astellas USA Foundation-Grants for Health and Well-being & STEM Education (Deadline: Rolling)
The purpose of this funding is to support organizations working to improve the wellness of people and need, and also to support STEM education programs (particularly for girls pursuing science-based education).
The Klingenstein Third Generation Foundation-Fellowship Programs for Adolescent Mental Health Research (Deadline: 1/9/15)
Each year, the Klingenstein Third Generation Foundation makes up to five fellowship grants to medical institutions that have nominated research projects led by outstanding post-doctoral candidates.
The Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City-Funding for Healthy Communities 2016 (Missouri) (Deadline: 1/13/15)
Funding for Healthy Communities (formerly Healthy Lifestyles) promotes healthy eating, active living and/or discouraging of tobacco use.
CDC: HIV Among Youth
“December 1st marked World AIDS Day, and so it bears remembering that while we’ve made significant progress on some fronts of the epidemic, there is still reason to be vigilant about prevention, regular testing, and access to treatment. Particularly, the data about HIV among youth are harrowing: ‘Over 50% of youth living with HIV don’t know they have it. One in four new HIV infections occurs in youth ages 13 to 24 years.’”
Reducing Teen Substance Misuse: What Really Works, a recent report from the Trust for America’s Health, “examines how to help move towards a strong prevention-oriented, continuum-of-care approach to substance misuse — looking at policies and programs that have a high impact for improving the well-being of America’s youth.”
What Young People Need to Thrive: Leveraging the Strengthening Families Act to Promote Normalcy, a recent report from the Alliance for Early Success, outlines the research that supports each of the policy areas in the Alliance’s recently revised Birth through Eight State Policy Framework. Research at a Glance provides an overview of the evidence base for the policy choices in the Framework, summarizing the factors that contribute to, and sustain, the healthy growth and development of young children. The revised Framework emphasizes policy options in the areas of health, family support, and learning, and policy options that bridge these three areas.
How to Scale Up Effective Programs Serving Children, Youth, and Families, a recent brief from Child Trends, reviews the best practices for scale up of effective programs from across the literature and describes the experiences of several effective programs that are at varying levels of scale across the country and internationally.
Citizens for Juvenile Justice-Leadership Forum Policy and Data Analyst (Boston, MA)
Citizens for Juvenile Justice is currently seeking a full-time Leadership Forum Policy and Data Analyst. Responsibilities of the position include assisting with developing the conducting ongoing analysis of metrics to evaluate progress on Forum goals, supporting the work to reduce racial and ethnic disparities through data collection, analysis and research on best practices, and assisting with drafting proposals for funding and grant reporting. Qualifications for the position include three to five years of experience in child welfare, education, juvenile justice, or criminal policy, experience gathering and analyzing data, demonstrated project management and coordination experience, and a graduate degree in law, public policy, public administration, social work, or a related field. For more information and to apply for this position, please visit: http://www.idealist.org/view/job/wFWSwhMcDNcp/
New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene-School Mental Health Consultant Supervisor (Long Island City, NY)
The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene is currently seeking a full-time School Mental Health Consultant Supervisor. Responsibilities of the position include providing administrative and clinical direction of staff, collaborating with school administration on needs of students, supporting students and families in crisis, and serving as the program liaison to other community agencies. Qualifications for the position include a Master’s Degree in social work or graduate credits in social work, psychology, health, rehabilitation, public health, psychiatric nursing, or special education, at least three years of supervisory experience in a school setting, strong experience working with students and families, and ability to work effectively with school personnel. For more information and to apply for this position, please visit: http://www.idealist.org/view/job/z2kj5zKkPjNp/
Choices-Director/ Vice President of Quality (Indianapolis, IN)
Choices is currently seeking a full-time Director or Vice President of Quality. Responsibilities of the position include implementing a quality management system, designing and directing evaluation for existing and newly funded projects, managing the collection of clinical, fiscal and outcome data, and leading quality improvement initiatives. Qualifications for the position include a Master’s Degree in psychology, social work, sociology, anthropology, or other related social sciences fields, at least three years of experience conducting program evaluation and managing outcomes for community-based programs, knowledge of protecting human subjects in research, and proficiency with SPSS and/or other statistical software to conduct basic and advanced statistical analyses. For more information and to apply for this position, please visit: http://choicesteam.org/ChoicesDirVPQuality.html
City Year-Impact Manager (Orlando, FL)
City Year is currently seeking a full-time Impact Manager. Responsibilities of the position include overseeing the implementation of the whole school and class service, creating clear and measurable objectives for accomplishing Whole School, Whole Child goals, and leading a team of 8-10 Americorps members to meet their service performance requirements. Qualifications for the position include a Bachelor’s Degree, experience coaching young people and leading with diverse teams, demonstrated success in building successful partnerships, and experience working in a school setting is preferred. For more information and to apply for this position, please visit: http://www.idealist.org/view/job/nHtSPX2s9j74/
December 2, 2015, 3:00-4:00 PM ET. Webinar: The Role of Research in Promoting Social Change: Teen Pregnancy Prevention as a Case Study. For more information about this event, please visit: http://www.childtrends.org/our-research/kristin-anderson-moore-annual-lecture/kam2015/?utm_source=Kris+Moore+Lecture+invite+2015&utm_campaign=kris+moore+lecture+webcast+invite&utm_medium=email
February 1-2, 2016. Washington, DC: National Health Policy Conference. For more information about this event, please visit: http://nhpc.academyhealth.org/home
March 30-April 1, 2016. Charlotte, NC: Society of Public Health Education Annual Meeting. For more information about this event, please visit: http://www.sophe.org/AnnualMeeting2016.cfm
February 10-13, 2016. New Orleans, LA. National Association of School Psychologists Annual Convention. For more information about this event, please visit: http://www.nasponline.org/professional-development/nasp-2016-annual-convention
March 20-23, 2016. Las Vegas, NV: National Conference on Juvenile Justice. For more information about this event, please visit: http://www.ncjfcj.org/national-conference-juvenile-justice