American Academy of Pediatrics-Community Access to Child Health (CATCH) Planning and Implementation Grants (Deadline: 1/29/16)
The purpose of this funding is to support individual pediatricians and fellowship trainees to plan innovative community-based child health initiatives that will ensure all children have medical homes, are properly immunized, and have access to health care services not otherwise available in their community.
RWJF & The Reinvestment Fund-Invest Health Initiative (Deadline: 1/29/16)
Invest Health is a new initiative that brings together diverse leaders from mid-sized U.S. cities across the nation to develop new strategies for increasing and leveraging private and public investments to accelerate improvements in neighborhoods facing the biggest barriers to better health.
The Eau Claire Community Foundation-Grants for Nonprofit Organizations (Eau Claire, WI) (Deadline: 1/12/16)
The Eau Claire Community Foundation works with dozens of nonprofit organizations that positively affect the Eau Claire area in a variety of ways.
William T. Grant Foundation-Youth Inequality Research Grants (Deadline: 2/1/16)
The purpose of this funding is to support projects that enhance the understanding of programs and policies that impact inequalities in youth development.
Department of Health and Human Services- Improving Diabetes Management in Pre-teens, Adolescents and/or Young Adults with Type 1 Diabetes (Deadline: 6/22/16)
The goal of this FOA is to encourage applications from institutions/organizations proposing to develop, refine, and pilot test innovative strategies to improve diabetes management in pre-teens (ages 10-12), adolescents (ages 13-18) and/or young adults (ages 19-30) with type 1 diabetes.
Windham Foundation-Grants for Rural Communities (Vermont) (Deadline: 2/17/16)
Since its founding in 1963, the Windham Foundation has provided more than $10 million in grants to non-profit organizations to serve its mission of “promoting Vermont’s rural communities”.
“An innovative program designed by researchers at Princeton encourages influential students to model positive behaviors in school as a way of preventing bullying. Knowing the effectiveness of prevention and creating a healthy school climate when it comes to healthy child development, as well as the influence of peer networks on youth behavior, it’s great to see a program that teaches young people to positively address conflict amongst themselves during school.”
Winter Weather Safety for Parents & Children
Free Mobile Health Apps, from SAMHSA, include resources on underage drinking, bullying prevention, and emergency behavioral health response. Apps are available for download on your mobile device and are free.
Teen Pregnancy Prevention: Health and Service Referrals, from the Office of Adolescent Health, provides resources for teen health providers to help connect young people to the services they need.
Changing Trends in Asthma Prevalence Among Children, a recent article from Pediatrics, analyzed current asthma prevalence using 2001–2013 National Health Interview Survey data for children ages 0 to 17 years. The authors found that childhood asthma prevalence doubled from 1980 to 1995 and then increased more slowly from 2001 to 2010. During this second period, racial disparities increased. More recent trends remain to be described.
National Institute of Mental Health-Director (Bethesda, MD)
The National Institutes of Health is seeking a full-time Director of the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH). The Director provides leadership and direction to the Institute and advises the NIH Director and Institute and Center (IC) Directors on the development of NIH-wide policy issues related to mental health and related research training and serves as principal liaison with other agencies of the DHHS and the Federal Government. He/she also serves as the lead representative of the Institute to professional societies and the advocacy and community groups, and oversees the implementation of the Institute’s Strategic Plan and management of the daily operations of the Institute. Qualifications for the position include a Doctoral Degree in the biomedical sciences, senior-level research experience and broad knowledge of brain science, mental health, and mental illness, and demonstrated leadership experience with different stakeholder groups. For more information and to apply for this position, please visit: https://www.jobs.nih.gov/vacancies/executive/nimh_director_ic.htm
Northern Children’s Services-School-Based Clinician/ Contractor (Philadelphia, PA)
Northern Children’s Services is currently seeking a full-time School-Based Clinician. Responsibilities of the position include providing crisis intervention, collaborating with involved professionals to develop a crisis plan, documenting contact with families and other entities involved with client treatment, and ensuring that services provided to the child and family are unified and that there is continuity of care. Qualifications for the position include mental health clinician licensure or a Master’s Degree in a mental health discipline such as Psychology, Counseling, Clinical Social Work, Psychiatric Nursing or Marriage and Family/Therapy, and at least one year of experience providing counseling to children. For more information and to apply for this position, please visit: http://www.idealist.org/view/job/DGJKgcwPksCp/
Families for Excellent Schools-Managing Director of Political Engagement (New York, NY)
Families for Excellent Schools is currently seeking a full-time Managing Director of Political Engagement. Responsibilities of the position include determining how to engage elected officials to build maximum support for legislative agenda, determining how to move policy toward goals, and managing and executing campaign work. Qualifications for the position include at least five years of professional experience in political or advocacy campaigning, a Bachelor’s Degree, and experience in strategically planning for an evaluating the growth of an outcomes-based organization. For more information and to apply for this position, please visit: http://www.idealist.org/view/job/Gg7T7xwCDx74/
Children Now-Senior Policy Associate (Sacramento, CA)
Children Now is currently seeking a full-time Senior Policy Associate. Responsibilities of the position include setting goals, developing strategies, and conducting policy work to advance the education policy agenda, managing key projects, testifying before policymaking bodies, and providing content support to other teams. Qualifications for the position include at least five years of experience working specifically on policy in California, a Master’s Degree in public policy, education policy, or a related field, and extensive legislative and policy experience with a preference for experience in education policy. For more information and to apply for this position, please visit: http://www.idealist.org/view/job/dkBGSXwmBPFP/
Public Health Management Corporation-Data Manager (Philadelphia, PA)
Public Health Management Corporation is currently seeking a full-time Data Manager. Responsibilities of the position include producing standard reports, analyzing internal and external outcomes data, performing regular audits of child records, presenting Head Start performance data to management team and other stakeholders as necessary, and supporting the completion of program and community assessments. Qualifications for the position include a Master’s Degree in early childhood education, public health, human services, business administration, or a similar field, knowledge of data management principles, and at least two years of technical work experience. For more information and to apply for this position, please visit: http://www.idealist.org/view/job/4WM8g9N557mD/
January 12, 2016, 2:00 PM EST. Webinar: Findings from the 2013-14 Census of School-Based Health Centers. For more information about this event, please visit: http://www.sbh4all.org/events/findings-from-the-2013-14-census-of-school-based-health-centers/
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
June 26-29, 2016. Arlington, VA: National School-Based Health Care Convention. For more information about this event, please visit: http://www.sbh4all.org/exhibitor-and-sponsor-prospectus/
January 26, 2016, 1:00 PM. Webinar: LGBTQ Youth: Providing Care, Protecting Confidentiality. For more information about this event, please visit: http://www.sbh4all.org/events/lgbtq-youth-providing-care-protecting-confidentiality/
July 19-21, 2016. Baltimore, MD: HHS Teen Pregnancy Prevention Grantee Conference. For more information about this event, please visit: https://www.cmpinc.net/tppconference/home.html
July 25-29, 2016. Orlando, FL: National School Safety Conference & Exposition. For more information about this event, please visit: http://www.schoolsafety911.org/event.html