Grant Alerts

The Herb Block Foundation Pathways Out of Poverty (Deadline: February 07, 2018)

This program will focus on helping needy young people and adults gain a quality education. For projects serving youth, The Herb Block Foundation seeks proposals which focus on improving student achievement and healthy development of young people. Projects may include in-school and community-based educational programs, after-school activities, and mentoring programs. Programs designed to increase high school graduation rates are encouraged to apply.

Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) – Adolescent and Young Adult Health Capacity Building Program (Deadline: February 16, 2018)

The purpose of this funding is to improve the health of adolescents and young adults by strengthening the capacity of state maternal and child health programs to address their needs effectively.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) – Grant Funding (Deadline: February 21, 2018)

The purpose of this program is to implement screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment services for adolescents and adults in primary care and community health settings for substance misuse and substance use disorders. This program is designed to expand the identification of, and enhance the care for, individuals who have or are at risk for a substance use disorder.

American Legion Child Welfare Foundation – Grant Funding (Deadline: July 15, 2018)

The purpose of this program is to contribute to the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual welfare of children through the dissemination of knowledge about new and innovative organizations and/or their programs designed to benefit youth; and to contribute to the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual welfare of children through the dissemination of knowledge already possessed by well-established organizations, to the end that such information can be more adequately used by society.


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  • Mental Health Issues Overlooked in College Transition is WebMD article is part of an educational collaboration with The Jed Foundation. It features Dr. Olga Acosta Price, Director of The Center for Health and Health Care in Schools. The article discusses how mental health issues are overlooks as teens transition into college.
  • School Oral Health Resource Library is an interactive tool by the School-Based Health Alliance that is  designed to help strengthen and expand school oral health services. Its resources are organized around eight components of school oral health: education; screening and risk assessment; preventive care; care coordination; cleaning, exams, and treatments; integrated services; data and program evaluation; and sustainability.
  • States Grades on K-12 Education: Map and Rankings  is a interactive map that examines the grades and scores that states and the nation earned on Quality Counts 2018.

Job Opportunities

MedStar Georgetown University Hospital – Child Life Education Specialist (Washington DC)

The incumbent in this position will develop and implement educational programming and provide academic instruction for school-age patients while taking into consideration their medical, developmental and academic needs. These functions are performed in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations and MedStar Georgetown University Hospital’s philosophy, policies, procedures, and standards.

Nemours  – Child Life Specialist (Orlando, FL)

The Child Life Specialist will provide Child Life Therapy assessment and intervention independently to assigned patient population within the guidelines designated by department and hospital policy and procedures. Demonstrates clinical competency in direct patient care and is responsible for completion of 100% of basic Child Life competencies. Continue to expand knowledge and skill through mentorship, educational opportunities, etc.

The Stepping Stones Group – School Psychologist (Gaffney, SC)

The School Psychologist will Work with school-aged children and young adults. Listen to concerns about academic, emotional or social problems. Help students process their problems and plan goals and action. Promote positive behaviors.

Maximum Healthcare Services – Pediatric Nurse, School Setting (South Portland, ME)

This position provides advanced and specialized professional nursing skills and serves as a supervisor and coordinator of a program component within a public health department.  This nurse works under the direction of a Public Health Program Manager or Nurse Services Manager.


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