Charlotte Mecklenburg Community Foundation-Children and Youth Grant Applications (North Carolina) (Deadline: 4/7/16)
Grants will be awarded to projects and programs that seek to achieve positive results for the children and youth of Mecklenburg County, including helping students exhibit positive behaviors with an emphasis on educational, emotional, and social growth, and avoid risky or dangerous behaviors.
California Community Foundation-Immigrant Integration Program (Los Angeles, CA) (Deadline:5/27/16)
CCF offers two-year project support grants of up to $150,000 to increase the civic participation of immigrant communities and create policy solutions.
U.S. Department of Education-Carol M. White Physical Education Program (Deadline: 5/20/16)
The Carol M. White Physical Education Program (PEP) has awarded millions of dollars to schools and community based organizations to initiate, expand, and improve high-quality physical education programs.
Office of Juvenile Justice Delinquency Prevention-Defending Childhood State Policy Initiative (Deadline: 5/10/16)
OJJDP will fund the successful applicant to work with as many as four states to implement and facilitate statewide policy and practice initiatives.
SAMHSA-Capacity Building Initiative for Substance Abuse and HIV Prevention Services for At-Risk Racial/Ethnic Minority Youth and Young Adults (Deadline: 5/10/16)
The purpose of the STOP Act grant program is to prevent and reduce alcohol use among youth ages 12-20 in communities throughout the United States.
New York State Health Foundation-2016 Special Projects Fund (Deadline: 4/7/16)
The New York State Health Foundation (NYSHealth) has a broad mission to improve the health of all New Yorkers, especially the most vulnerable.
“What may at times go unnoticed, but is just as crucial to a student’s success at school, is the physical environment in which they learn. This means not only the school building itself, but also air quality, furniture, and the condition of outdoor spaces. As noted in this article, school facility upkeep is severely under-funded, especially in low-income neighborhoods, but should be prioritized in order to better support students during school hours.”
Social and Emotional Learning
2016 County Health Rankings offer a snapshot of different health indicators in nearly every county in the U.S. Included are factors related to employment, housing, education, health care, access to healthy food, and substance use.
Talking to kids about discrimination, a resource from the American Psychological Association, offers important information and guidance for discussing discrimination of all kinds with children.
Addressing Health Disparities in Early Childhood, the most recent session of Grand Rounds from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, discusses how, together, we can address health disparities in early childhood through increased collaborations, public health partnerships, and early intervention.
iMentor-Program Manager, College Success (New York, NY)
iMentor is currently seeking a full-time Program Manager for College Success. Responsibilities of the position include facilitating relationships between 150 mentee and mentor pairs, supporting students through the college match and application process, developing programming and outreach to students across academic profiles, and monitoring the safety and health of all pairs. Qualifications for the position include at least three years of related work experience, knowledge of college success and matriculation work, proven project management skills, and a Bachelor’s Degree. For more information and to apply for this position, please visit: http://www.idealist.org/view/job/H26DHKbmhNxd/
EDCO Collaborative-School Nurse (Bedford, MA)
EDCO Collaborative is currently seeking a full-time School Nurse. Responsibilities of the position include conducting mandated health screenings, providing staff training for medication administration, and provide leadership in the development, administration and interpretation of Collaborative health policies. Qualifications for the position include a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing, valid licensure as a professional Registered Nurse in the state of Massachusetts, at least two years of experience in a child health, community health, or other relevant clinical nursing setting, and current CPR and First Aid certification. A Master’s Degree is preferred. For more information and to apply for this position, please visit: https://www.schoolspring.com/job.cfm?jid=2492194
Starfish Family Services-Behavioral Health Consultant (Inkster, MI)
Starfish Family Services currently seek a full-time Behavioral Health Consultant. Responsibilities of the position include supporting screenings and providing functional assessments to children, adolescents and adults, serving as a mental health consultant to the primary care team, providing referrals to community agencies as necessary, and providing guidance on child development, behavioral issues and parenting skills. Qualifications for the position include a Master’s Degree in social work, psychology, or other related human service field, registration/ licensure as a social worker, counselor, or psychologist in the State of Michigan, and at least one year of direct social work experience. For more information and to apply for this position, please visit: http://www.idealist.org/view/job/5wwHHsSwJFCp/
Paradise Valley USD-Registered Nurse (Phoenix, AZ)
Paradise Valley USD is currently seeking a full-time Registered Nurse for Arrowhead Elementary School. Responsibilities of the position include maintaining a comprehensive school health program, maintaining information about student health, supporting nursing care plans with specific goals and interventions, managing student behavior for the purpose of providing a safe and optimal learning environment, and gathering statistics for district and state reports. Qualifications for the position include a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing, at least two years of recent experience in a public nursing medical, pediatric or emergency room setting, and current CPR certification. For more information and to apply for this position, please visit: https://www.schoolspring.com/job.cfm?jid=2490634
March 29-30, 2016. Bethesda, MD: Advancing Research To Prevent Youth Suicide. For more information about this event, please visit: https://prevention.nih.gov/programs-events/pathways-to-prevention/workshops/suicide-prevention/registration
April 21-22, 2016. Myrtle Beach, SC: Annual South Carolina School Behavioral Health Conference. For more information about this event, please visit: https://sites.google.com/site/schoolbehavioralhealth/2016Conference
May 18-21, 2016. New York, NY: COSEBOC 2016 Annual Gathering. For more information about this event, please visit: http://coseboc.org/annual-gathering
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/