Grant Alerts

Kaiser Permanente San Diego- Medical Center Grants Program (Deadline: 06/15/17)
Kaiser Permanente San Diego provides grants to local nonprofit health and human service organizations that address the priority health needs for its community service area. The current funding priorities are access to health care, cardiovascular disease, mental and behavioral health, and healthy eating and active living.

National Institutes of Health – Initiation of a Mental Health Family Navigator Model to Promote Early Access, Engagement and Coordination of Needed Mental Health Services for Children and Adolescents (Deadline: 10/05/17)
This funding opportunity seeks to encourage research applications to develop and test the effectiveness and implementation of family navigator models designed to promote early access, engagement, and coordination of mental health treatment and services for children and adolescents who are experiencing early symptoms of mental health problems.

The Colorado Health Foundation- Creating Healthy Schools (Deadline: 06/15/17)
The Creating Healthy Schools program seeks to improve and expand physical education, healthy food and beverage offerings, health education, student health services, student behavioral health services, leadership support, and other programs that improve the health and wellbeing of students and staff in Colorado schools.


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Health Insurance Coverage Improves Child Well-Beinga research brief by Child Trends, discusses the benefits of providing health care to children, the impact of coverage on outcomes, and recommendations for how to improve coverage and remove barriers to care.

Strategies for Addressing Asthma in Schools is a report published by the CDC on how schools can be leveraged to address childhood asthma, and it discusses what schools can do in relation to asthma education, linking children to medical care, and improving indoor air quality.

Comparison of Physical Health Conditions among Adolescents Aged 12 to 17 with and without Major Depressive Episode, a study published by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, investigates the relationship between major depressive episodes and physical health conditions and discusses the different associations found based on condition and demographic group.


Job Opportunities

de Beaumont Foundation- Director of Communications (Washington, DC)
The Foundation works to transform the practice of public health through strategic and engaged grant-making. The director of communications is responsible for providing strategic communications leadership and counsel to ensure a cohesive communications strategy across all programs, including materials, messaging, and tools that will reach audiences and help further the Foundation’s goals.

MHP Salud- Chief Health Programs Officer for Michigan, Florida, or Texas (multiple locations)
The Chief Programs Officer is responsible for ensuring that all organizational programming is completed, appropriate outcomes are achieved, grant requirements are met within the given guidelines, are coordinated and integrated, and meet the objectives of the Strategic Plan. 

Melmark New England- Registered Nurse (Andover, MA)
The Nurse is responsible for the identification, management and resolution of health problems of individuals in the school program or residential areas. In addition, he/she is responsible for assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating the delivery of individual health care appropriate to the ages and populations served.

Pueblo City Schools- School Psychologist (Pueblo, CO) 

The school psychologist will support the mental health and psychological well-being of students by administering, scoring, and interpreting psychological assessments; providing short-term counseling and consultation services to students; providing consultation services to children with disabilities; and keeping appropriate records, among other responsibilities.

Upcoming Meetings

May 22, 2017, Webinar: 1:00- 2:00 PM ET. Banding Together for Population Health–A New Business Model for Rural Hospitals

July 8-11, 2017, Phoenix, AZ. National Council of La Raza Health Summit

July 11-13, Pittsburgh, PA. NACCHO 2017 Annual Conference- Public Health Revolution: Bridging Clinical Medicine and Population Health

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