Grant Alerts

National Institutes of Health – Detecting and Preventing Suicide Behavior, Ideation and Self-Harm in Youth in Contact with the Juvenile Justice System (Deadline: January 05, 2018)

This initiative supports research to test the effectiveness of combined strategies to both detect and intervene to reduce the risk of suicide behavior, suicide ideation, and non-suicidal self-harm by youth in contact with the juvenile justice system. This initiative invites intervention strategies that are designed to be delivered in typical service settings using typically available personnel and resources, to enhance the implementation of interventions that prove effective, enhance their future uptake in diverse settings, and thereby reduce risk of suicide and self-harm in this population.

Administration for Children & Families – Street Outreach Program (Deadline: March 11, 2018)

The purpose of this funding is to  increase young people’s personal safety, social and emotional well-being, self-sufficiency, and to help them build permanent connections with families, communities, schools, and other positive social networks.

Administration for Children and Families – Community Collaborations to Strengthen Family Connections (Deadline: April 13, 2018)

The purpose of this funding is to implement a multi-system approach among public and private agencies integrating community and faith-based to promote effective partnerships; develop or enhance a navigator program to meet caregivers own needs and the needs of the children they are raising; utilize intensive family-finding activities, including search technology, effective family engagement, collaboration with child support, and other means to identify biological family members for the target population to create a greater volume of relationships and connectedness within their families and establish permanent family placements when appropriate; and implement family group decision-making meetings for children in the child welfare system.

Administration for Children and Families – OPRE- Early Care and Education Research Scholars: Child Care Research Scholars  (Deadline: April 02, 2018)

These grants are meant to build capacity in the research field to focus research on questions that have direct implications for child care policy decision-making and program administration, and to foster mentoring relationships between faculty members and high-quality doctoral students.


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Trending Topic: National Diabetes Awareness Month


New Resources

  • School-Based Health Care: Advancing Educational Success and Public Health is a new book available through the American Public Health Association. This book addresses practice, policy, and applied research on outcomes and impacts particular to school-based health care.
  • School-Based Medical Home Recognition Program is a hybrid model program by the NCQA that evaluates how school-based health centers perform as a medical home, provide episodic care for students with urgent or emergent needs and act as a collaborative care center for students and the community served.
  • Public Health Prevention In Schools  is a resource guide by the American Public Health Association that was developed to provide practical public health strategies to reduce health inequities and improve educational outcomes among high risk and vulnerable children and adolescents.

Job Opportunities

American Diabetes Association – Associate Director, Nutrition (Arlington, VA)

The Associate Director of nutrition provides primary support for the development and implementation of the Association’s Nutrition strategy. The position will support and assist with vision, guidance, and direction for all nutrition-related activities. This position will have frequent interactions with key internal and external stakeholders in the nutrition and diabetes field. The ideal candidate for this role will be a nutrition expert with experience in diabetes care and nutrition, with an ability to complete assignments in a timely and accurate manner.

Key Program Inc – Clinical Supervisor (Pittsfield, MA)

Key is currently seeking a full time, experienced Clinical Supervisor (MA LICSW or LMHC), to provide clinical supervision to MA and BA level staff and to provide direct clinical care to adolescents and families, in the Pittsfield STARR program who have been referred by Massachusetts DCF and DMH.

District of Columbia Public Schools, Office of Equity – Manager, Health Services (Washington D.C)

The Manager, Health Services manages many school health programs and projects. The Manager will serve as the DCPS health liaison to other DC government agencies, particularly the DC Department of Health and DC Health Care Finance, in order to bring health programs and services to schools, such as the school nurse program, school-based health centers, and oral health services. The Manager, Health Services provides technical assistance to schools regarding DCPS school health policies and supervises the Analyst, Health and Wellness. The Manager, Health Services position is located within Central Office School Culture Division, Health and Wellness Team.

ACCEL Schools – High School Counselor (Cleveland, OH)

ACCEL Schools is seeking an enterprising and dedicated School Counselor to support 7th-12th grade students. The School Counselor provides academic, social and emotional, college, and career advisory services.


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