Grant Alerts

The Medical College of Wisconsin-Healthier Wisconsin Partnership Program Strategic Component (Wisconsin) (Deadline: 2/1/16)
The HWPP Strategic component seeks applicants that are interested in pursuing initiatives to improve the overall behavioral health of their designated community.

Russell Sage Foundation-Research on the Social, Economic and Political Effects of the ACA (Deadline: 3/30/16)
This Russell Sage Foundation initiative will support innovative social science research on the social, economic and political effects of the Affordable Care Act.

GAR Foundation-Healthcare Grants (Ohio)
(Deadline: 1/11/16)
GAR invests in Greater Akron, Ohio to promote quality of life, education, and economic opportunities for its people.

Quality Health Foundation-Grants for Health Projects for the Uninsured and Underinsured (MD, DC) (Deadline: 1/15/16)
The Quality Health Foundation (QHF) awards grants to eligible nonprofit organizations that work to improve healthcare for individuals and communities through measurable outcome improvement projects.

Presbyterian Mission Agency-Hunger Program Grants (Deadline: 4/30/16)
The purpose of this funding is to support programs working in one or more of the following focus areas: direct food relief, development assistance, public policy advocacy, lifestyle integrity, and education and interpretation.

Katie’s Krops-Youth Garden Grants (Deadline: 12/31/16)
The purpose of this funding is to support youth ages 9 to 16 in creating a community garden as an effort to end to hunger in their community and positively impact the health of their cities and towns.

 


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New Resources

Refugee Trauma, a set of updated online resources from the National Child Traumatic Stress Network, provides information on how communities, schools and providers can support refugee children and families.

Parents for Healthy Schools, a new set of resources from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, guides school groups such as parent-teacher associations and school wellness committees in using the materials to engage parents in creating healthy school environments.

2014 School Health Profiles, recently released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, includes a report that includes the results from state, territory, and urban school district surveys, a fact sheet describing the profiles and highlighting results, and technical documentation for data analysis. Profiles surveys are conducted biennially by education and health agencies among middle and high school principals and lead health education teachers.


Job Opportunities

Citizens’ Committee for Children of New York, Inc.-Director of Child Well-Being Research and Data Analysis (New York, NY)
The Citizens’ Committee for Children of New York is currently seeking a full-time Director of Child Well-Being Research and Data Analysis. Responsibilities of the position include collaborating with executive staff to ensure that child wellbeing data is integrated into all areas of research, community education, and advocacy efforts, overseeing he development of new interactive tools to enhance data visualization, and collecting and analyzing demographic and programmatic data focusing on all facets of child well-being in New York City and its 59 community districts. Qualifications for the position include experience working with large data sets and producing data driven reports, experience with qualitative survey instruments, and a Master’s Degree. For more information and to apply for this position, please visit: http://www.idealist.org/view/job/D772k8xDCJ74/

Citizens’ Committee for Children of New York, Inc.-Policy Associate for Health and Mental Health (New York, NY)
Citizens’ Committee for Children of New York is currently seeking a full-time Policy Associate for Health and Mental Health. Responsibilities of the position include analyzing the impact of health and mental health policies, budget allocations and legislation, conducting community education events, analyzing government data, and developing and administering quantitative and qualitative data collection instruments to develop findings and recommendations aimed at improving programs, policies, budgets, or laws related to children’s health and mental health. Qualifications for the position include a Master’s Degree, experience in government, advocacy, law or academia on topics related to children’s health and mental health, and strong quantitative and qualitative research skills. For more information and to apply for this position, please visit: http://www.idealist.org/view/job/fmwNjCWCzc2D/

KIPP Bay Area Schools-School Mental Health Coordinator (Oakland, CA)
KIPP Bay Area Schools are currently seeking a full-time School Mental Health Coordinator. Responsibilities of the position include developing the school-based mental health program, identify schools’ mental health capacity and areas of need, create an early identification, response, and referral system, developing confidentiality policies, and serve as a resource to school leaders. Qualifications for the position include a Master’s Degree in School or Clinical Psychology, at least three years of clinical experience in a public school setting, ability to demonstrate broad knowledge of school systems’ functioning, educational law, curriculum and instruction, classroom and behavior management, models for working with diverse populations, including students with disabilities and models for school-based practice, and demonstrated success with students from educationally underserved areas. For more information and to apply for this position, please visit: http://www.idealist.org/view/job/35FncMc8DHNxd/

New York Foundling-Program Quality Analyst (New York NY)
The New York Foundling is currently seeking a full-time Program Quality Analyst. Responsibilities of the position include analyzing trends in program data, assuring appropriate documentation of program quality effort to allow for peer and supervisory input, providing program reports and needs assessments, creating data reports to be used to identify trends and areas of need in improvement, and monitoring outcomes to identify performance trends and best practices. Qualifications for the position include a Master’s Degree in Public Administration or a related field, experience working with program evaluation, and familiarity with the NYC child welfare system. For more information and to apply for this position, please visit: http://www.idealist.org/view/job/JznwgF9xwjjd/

SCO Family of Services-Assistant Director of School Based Services (Brooklyn, NY)
SCO Family of Services is currently seeking a full-time Assistant Director of School Based Services. Responsibilities of the position include providing supervision to school based staff at multiple sites, leading outreach and retention efforts, building collaborative relationships with each school community and ensuring that programs are aligned with the day school goals, and monitoring and analyzing data as required by the agency and funders. Qualifications for the position include a Bachelor’s Degree in education, social services, public administration, or a related field, at least three years of experience in a supervisory capacity, experience writing program proposals, and experience building collaborative relationships with stakeholders. A Master’s Degree is preferred. For more information and to apply for this position, please visit: http://www.idealist.org/view/job/WgzF76x98Pw4/


Upcoming Meetings

December 10, 2015, 3:00-4:00 PM EST.Webinar: The Private Safety Net among Low-Income Families with Young Children. For more information about this event, please visit: https://events-na7.adobeconnect.com/content/connect/c1/1166535402/en/events/event/shared/1585429398/event_registration.html?sco-id=1585582307&_charset_=utf-8

February 18, 2016, 3:00-4:15 PM EST. Webinar: Using Compassion to Address Bullying. For more information about this event, please visit: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8803070892237915137

March 17, 2016, 3:00-4:15 PM EST. Webinar: Creating a Safe Space for LGBTQ Students. For more information about this event, please visit: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/555479141151496706


Previously Posted Meetings

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

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