Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs-Community College Initiative Program (Deadline: 11/16/15)
The CCI Program provides international participants from underserved and underrepresented communities with an intensive academic-year long program at accredited U.S. community colleges, focused on building technical and professional skills while deepening participants’ understanding of the United States.
United Way Siouxland-Women United Grants for Youth (Select Locations) (Deadline: 10/23/15)
The purpose of this funding is to support to organizations or groups that demonstrate the ability to enhance the quality of life for Siouxland youth.
City of Thousand Oaks-Community Enhancement Grant Program (California) (Deadline: 10/22/15)
Community Enhancement Grant (CEG) Program has provided grant funding opportunities for local non-profit community and school groups, such as clubs and booster organizations, to raise money to support group activities.
The Nature Conservancy-Nature Works Everywhere School Garden Grants (Deadline: 10/28/15)
The purpose of this funding is to support the building, amendment, or revitalization of gardens on school campuses, with preference given to rain, pollinator, native habitat, and other natural infrastructure projects.
MetroWest Health Foundation-Grants for Adolescent Mental Health (Massachusetts) (Deadline: 10/17/15)
The foundation provides support to schools and other organizations for prevention, intervention and access to treatment in order to reduce mental health symptoms among adolescents.
Community Foundation of Chippewa County-Mini-grants for Schools (Wisconsin) (Deadline:11/6/15)
The Community Foundation of Chippewa County and Northwestern Bank will be awarding mini-grants to Chippewa County public or private schools.
“If students at your school are crazy over the Whip/Nae Nae song, this innovative and easy to learn aerobic dance is a fun way to incorporate it into their day. Created by PE teacher Jared Paschall and performed by students of Harvest Elementary in Harvest, Alabama.”
National Preparedness Month
Youth Arrest and Court Involvement: Trends in the District of Columbia (1998-2014), a new report from DC Lawyers for Youth, summarizes recent data on youth arrests and court involvement in the District of Columbia. It expands upon previous DCLY publications on this topic by utilizing arrest data from 1998 through 2014 and adding analysis of delinquency petitions. The data presented in this report are primarily from two sources. Youth arrest data can be found in the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) annual reports, years 1998-2014. Data concerning court petitions against young people under age 18 are available in the Superior Court of the District of Columbia Family Division (Family Court) annual reports to Congress, years 2002-2014.
Resources for School Personnel, from the National Child Traumatic Stress Network, provides tools and resources relating to child trauma, bullying, and more for teachers and other school personnel. Resources are available in English and Spanish.
Helping Traumatized Children Learn, a resource from The Trauma and Learning Policy Initiative, works to ensure that children traumatized by exposure to family violence and other adverse childhood experiences succeed in school. To accomplish this mission, TLPI engages in a host of advocacy strategies including: providing support to schools to become trauma sensitive environments; research and report writing; legislative and administrative advocacy for laws, regulations and policies that support schools to develop trauma-sensitive environments; coalition building; outreach and education; and limited individual case representation in special education where a child’s traumatic experiences are interfacing with his or her disabilities.
Erikson Institute-Director of Policy (Chicago, IL)
The Erikson Institute is currently seeking a full-time Director of Policy for Graduate Programs in Child Development, Social Work and Early Childhood Education. Responsibilities of the position include overseeing the senior leaders program, leading the developments of new policy leadership programming related to early childhood, and executing the Institute’s early childhood public policy goals. Qualifications for the position include at least five years of experience working in public policy, with legislative committees, or policy advocacy, knowledge of private philanthropy and public funding processes, and a Doctorate Degree is preferred. For more information and to apply for this position, please visit: http://www.idealist.org/view/job/JGH5X9f3BKh4/
University Settlement Society of New York-School Based Social Worker (New York, NY)
The University Settlement Society of New York is currently seeking a full-time School Based Social Worker. Responsibilities of the position include developing and implementing program policies and procedures, providing direct counseling to students, tracking all referrals made in and out of school, and serving as an advocate for students’ right within the school. Qualifications for the position include a Master’s Degree in Social Work, fluency in English and Spanish, and at least three years of clinical experience in a mental health setting. For more information and to apply for this position, please visit: http://www.idealist.org/view/job/FTNhGgcb8tnp/
Portland State University-Director, System of Care Institute (Portland, OR)
Portland State University is currently seeking a full-time Director for the System of Care Institute. Responsibilities of the position include providing leadership for the System of Care Institute, an externally funded program of the School of Social Work’s suite of research and sponsored projects. This Institute offers consulting and training designed to promote system of care principles in child and family services across multiple systems. Qualifications for the position include a Master’s Degree in social work, education, adult education, or a related field, experience and credibility, in children’s mental health, child welfare, and other child and family systems, and demonstrated experience in organizational management. For more information and to apply for this position, please visit: https://jobs.hrc.pdx.edu/postings/16976
The Child Center of New York-Data Analyst (Woodside, NY)
The Child Center of New York is currently seeking a full-time Data Analyst. Responsibilities of the position include constructing weekly performance analytics, dashboards, and operational reporting to distribute to programs, working with a team to streamline agency data systems, including exploring ways to improve the Electronic Health Record, and conduct trend analysis and reporting. Qualifications for the position include a Bachelor’s Degree in mathematics, statistics, public administration, or related field, ability to visualize data in reports for all levels of staff, and experience with electronic health records and GIS systems is preferred. For more information and to apply for this position, please visit: http://www.idealist.org/view/job/BKdzCTjnsW8d/
October 6, 2015, 4:00-5:00 PM EDT. Austin, TX: Children’s Health & the Environment. For more information about this event, please visit: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/dr-philip-landrigan-childrens-health-the-environment-tickets-18535530270 Livestream also available: http://livestream.com/msdcenter/landrigan
October 7, 2015. Washington, DC: Regional Latino Health Disparities Conference. For more information about this event, please visit: http://avancegw.org/annual-conference/regional-latino-health-disparities-conference/
April 6-8, 2016. Albuquerque, NM: Community Schools National Forum. For more information about this event, please visit: https://www.tfaforms.com/385059
September 30, 2015, 7:00-8:00 PM EDT. Webinar: Head Lice Treatment – Heading Off an Ancient Adversary. For more information about this event, please visit: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/448978245833294594
June 26-29, 2016. Arlington, VA: 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/