American Legion Child Welfare Foundation-Information Campaign GrantsInformation-Campaign-Grants-2016 (Deadline: 7/15/16)
The purpose of this funding is to contribute to the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual welfare of children through the dissemination of knowledge already possessed by well-established organizations.
The Robin Hood Foundation-Grants for Programs Serving Immigrant and Latino Families (New York, NY) (Deadline: 4/1/16)
Robin Hood is accepting concept papers for programs that can produce a substantial and measurable impact on the health (morbidity and mortality) of low-income immigrant or Latino (both foreign-born and U.S.-born) New Yorkers.
CT Health Foundation- Strengthening the Advocacy Infrastructure to Sustain Improvements in Oral Health Access For Low-Income Families (Deadline: 4/4/16)
CT Health believes that the integration of oral health into overall health must be supported. Integration is essential to treating the whole person, and this pertinent issue should be elevated.
Highmark Foundation-Creating a Healthy School Environment Grant and Awards Program (PA, WV) (Deadline: 3/18/16)
The purpose of this funding is to provide a coordinated approach for schools to improve health and wellness of K-12 students with three distinct grant opportunities: Building Sustainable and Lasting Changes in School, Advancing Excellence in School Nursing Awards, and Meeting Health Needs Through Supportive Services.
SAMHSA-Capacity Building Initiative for Substance Abuse and HIV Prevention Services for At-Risk Racial/Ethnic Minority Youth and Young Adults (Deadline: 4/19/16)
The purpose of this program is to support an array of activities to assist grantees in building a solid foundation for delivering and sustaining quality and accessible state-of-the-science substance abuse and HIV prevention services.
Chargers Community Foundation-Chargers Champions School Grant Program (San Diego, CA) (Deadline: 4/22/16)
The Chargers Champions School Grant Program allows public and private schools within San Diego County to apply for funding for physical fitness, nutrition or athletic programs on their campuses.
‘At a time when one in five American kids lives below the poverty line, Poor Kids is an is an intimate portrait of the economic crisis as it’s rarely seen, through the eyes of children.’
“Last week as I was trolling my PBS app, I noticed a Frontline episode from 2012 was being rebroadcast and it caught my attention. The episode, “Poor Kids” follows three young girls growing up against the backdrop of their families’ struggles to make ends meet. It is a harrowing view into the realities that many children face, and all three cases there are links to how schools can play an important role in their lives.”
March 7-11th is National School Breakfast Week
Principles of Substance Abuse for Early Childhood, a resource from the National Institutes of Health, is intended for parents, practitioners, and policymakers, and begins with a list of 7 principles addressing the specific ways in which early interventions can have positive effects on development. These principles reflect findings on the influence of intervening early with vulnerable populations on the course of child development and on common elements of successful early childhood programs.
Medicaid’s Early and Periodic, Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment in Schools and the Free Care Rule, an article in Health Advocate from the National Health Law Program, analyzes analyze clarifications to the “Free Care Rule,” which no longer prevents schools from being reimbursed for services provided to children through Medicaid’s Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnostic and Treatment (EPSDT) program.
Stress in America: The Impact of Discrimination, from the American Psychological Association, is an annual nationwide survey that measures attitudes and perceptions of stress among the general public and identifies leading sources of stress, common behaviors used to manage stress and the impact of stress on our lives. The results of the survey draw attention to the serious physical and emotional implications of stress and the inextricable link between the mind and body.
Clark County School District-Director of School Nurses (Athens, GA)
Clark County School District is currently seeking a full-time Director of School Nurses. Responsibilities of the position include performing first aid, providing health assessments, maintaining CPR certification, and planning and implementing school health management protocols. Qualifications for the position include at least five years of School Nursing or public health experience, a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing, licensure in the state of Georgia as a Registered Nurse, and experience in Public Health or School Nursing is preferred. For more information and to apply for this position, please visit: https://www.schoolspring.com/job.cfm?jid=2425284
Center for Children & Youth Justice-Project Manager for Coordinating Council on Gangs (Seattle, WA)
The Center for Children & Youth Justice is currently seeking a full-time Project Manager for the Suburban Kind County Coordinating Council on Gangs (SKCCCG). Responsibilities of the position include collecting and analyzing data, completing reports, developing partnerships with community agencies to increase community awareness and participation in gang violence prevention strategies and services, and conducting outreach and developing partnerships necessary to convene an intervention team. Qualifications for the position include a Bachelor’s Degree or Graduate Degree in Public Health, Public Affairs, Social Work, Criminal Justice Systems, Law or other relevant field, at least two years of project management experience, and extensive knowledge of the fields of youth violence, juvenile justice. For more information and to apply for this position, please visit: http://www.idealist.org/view/job/xtBWmPf4Wccp/
Sports & Arts in Schools Foundation-Senior Grant Writer (Woodside, NY)
The Sports & Arts in Schools Foundation is currently seeking a full-time Senior Grant Writer. Responsibilities of the position include performing prospect research, maintaining current records in database, updating monthly proposal deadlines, and attend conferences and technical assistance workshops. Qualifications for the position includes a Bachelor’s Degree, at least five years of writing experience with a proven record of accomplishment in securing institutional funding from public sources, and previous experience in nonprofit fundraising. For more information and to apply for this position, please visit: http://www.idealist.org/view/job/cGkgcFcGmDbD/
Omaha Public Schools-School Nurse (Omaha, NE)
Omaha Public Schools is currently seeking a full-time School Nurse to work within assigned schools in the district. Responsibilities of the position include fostering positive human relationships with students, staff, parents and the community, administering immunizations, providing on-site health assessment, and providing meaningful communication in areas pertaining to student health. Qualifications for the position include a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing, valid Registered Nursing licensure, and positive interpersonal skills. For more information and to apply for this position, please visit: https://www.schoolspring.com/job.cfm?jid=2423074
Bright Star Education Group-School Psychologist (Panorama City, CA)
Bright Star Education Group is currently seeking a full-time School Psychologist. Responsibilities of the position include providing individual and group services, coordinating and conducting assessments for all referred students, making behavioral observations, and collaborating with school staff. Qualifications for the position include a Master’s Degree, knowledge of current and appropriate assessment tools, counseling techniques and behavioral and classroom management programs, and fluency in Spanish or Korean is strongly preferred. For more information and to apply for this position, please visit: http://www.idealist.org/view/job/33W2NHKp8FdFP/
May 18-20, 2016. Building a Healthier Future 2016 (Call for Volunteers). For more information about this event, please visit: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/BHF2016Volunteer
May 19, 2016. Maryland Assembly on School-Based Health Care Annual Conference. For more information about this event, please visit: http://masbhc.org/masbhc-annual-conference/
June 26-29, 2016. National School-Based Health Care Convention. For more information about this event, please visit: http://www.sbh4all.org/training/national-school-based-health-care-convention/
March 10, 2016, 2:00-3:00 PM ET.Webinar: Polling on Youth Issues: Effective Best Practices. For more information about this event, please visit: http://www.readyby21.org/events/webinars/polling-youth-issues-effective-best-practices
March 16, 2016, 2:00-3:00 PM ET. Webinar: Thought Leader Roundtable: Job Skills and Minority Youth: Putting Theory into Practice. For more information about this event, please visit: http://www.readyby21.org/events/webinars/thought-leader-roundtable-job-skills-and-minority-youth-putting-theory-practice
June 19-22, 2016. Atlanta, GA: National Conference on School Discipline. For more information about this event, please visit: http://www.sdiscipline.com/